Kaligandaki A hydropower plant is a 144MW hydro power project. It is located on Kaligandaki river/basin in Gandaki, Nepal. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2002. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Webuild and is currently owned by Nepal Electricity Authority.

Kaligandaki A hydropower plant is a run-of-river project. The penstock length is 242m. The penstock diameter is 5.25m. Kaligandaki A hydropower plant underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2014. The project generated 864.103 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2002.

Contractors involved

Toshiba was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 48MW nameplate capacity.

Mitsui supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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About Webuild

Webuild SpA (Webuild), is a heavy construction contractor. It specializes in executing large and complex projects. The company offers design, engineering and construction services for dams, hydroelectric plants, canals, railways, metros, bridges, roads, motorways, civil and industrial buildings and airports. It also executes underground works, and civil engineering works for waste-to-energy plants and environmental protection projects. The company also carries out concession activities related to motorways, metros and car parks. Webuild primarily serves water, renewable energy, transport and urban infrastructure sectors. It has operations in several countries across Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Webuild is headquartered in Milan, Italy.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.