Hydroelectric Power

New supply contracts for four hydropower plants in Nepal

New supply contracts for four hydropower plants in Nepal

Gamesa Electric has been awarded four new contracts with a new client for the supply of 9 synchronous generators. These hydro generators will be installed in four different plants in Nepal: Upper Lohore, Upper Hewa Khola, Super Dordy y Upper Solu Khola.
The total supply for this project will be of two 2.5 MW generator, two 5 MW generators, two 27 MW generators and three 7 MW generators. The total capacity of these projects will be of 90 MW together.

A rising demand of renewable energies
With a rising energy demand in the country, the government is focusing its efforts in the production of energy from renewable resources. The country is estimated to have a high hydro potential of 83,000 MW of electricity, with 43,000 MW of which are considered to be economically viable.

Four hydropower plants in Nepal
Location Nepal
Year 2020
Power Total of 90 MW together
Total supply 2 x 2.5 MW Gamesa Electric Hydro generator
2 x 5 MW Gamesa Electric Hydro generator
2 x 27 MW Gamesa Electric Hydro generator
3 x 7 MW Gamesa Electric Hydro generator