Upper Trishuli 3 ‘A’ expands transmission line

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    TRISHULI: The under construction Upper Trishuli 3 ‘A’ Hydropower Project with capacity of 60-MW has started works to expand its transmission line.

    A field study was carried out to locate the coverage area of transmission line expansion and a process to remove trees in the area has been initiatied, said the Project Office.

    The works to expand 45-km long 220 KV transmission line from Manakamana of Nuwakot to Matatirtha of Kathmandu are being undertaken, said Project Chief Gopal Babu Bhattarai.

    He informed that the project is constructing line with the capacity to transmit power up to 500-MW, which is potentially be generated in the area.

    An estimated budget of 22 million US Dollar will be required for the expansion of transmission line of the project being constructed with the soft loan of Chinese government.

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