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Andhikhola Hydel & Rural Electrification Project (5.1 MW)

Andhikhola Hydel & Rural Electrification Project (5.1 MW)

This project has recently won the prestigious ‘Blue Planet Award’. Himal Hydro was civil contractor of this project including the works of transmission line. This exemplary hydro project diverts the water from Andhikhola River to the Kaligandaki River through 1.28 km long headrace tunnel, 250 m deep drop shaft and 1.08 km long tailrace tunnel to generate 5.1 MW power.

Project Andhikhola Hydel & Rural Electrification Project (5.1 MW)
Location Galyang Bhanjyang, Syangja District, Central Nepal
Client Butwal Power Company (BPC) Limited
Consultant BPC Hydroconsult (BPCH), Kathmandu
Intake River Andhikhola
Dam Ogee 60m x 6m, 3,200 m3 Reinforced Concrete
Tunnels Headrace 1,284 m, 7.5 m2, Drop Shaft 245 m x 4.5 m dia, Tailrace 1,080 m x 8.5 m2, Fully Lined.
Powerhouse Underground, 37 m x 7 m x 10 m, Support Shotcrete / Rock-Bolting
Geology Phyllite
Period of Construction 1982 – 1990