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Khimti1 Hydropower, 60 MW

Name of Project Khimti 1 Hydropower Project, 60MW                         
Project Location Kirnetar, Dolakha District
Employer Himal Power Limited
Contractor Consortium ABB Kraft  and Kvaerner Energy, Norway
Scope of Works
  1. Design, Manufacture, Supply, Erection, Testing and Commissioning of Penstock Pipes at 660m head and hydro-mechanical equipment
  2. Design/drawing development, manufacturing of 5 units of 12 MW each Pelton turbine housing and components
  3. Installation, testing and commissioning of complete EM equipment under supervision of Kvaerner and ABB 
Project Period January 1998 – May 2000
Project Execution

NHE as a nominated subcontractor for the Consortium ABB – Kvaerner, Norway

Consulting Engineer Norsconsult AS, Norway
Rolling of Penstock Pipe Shell
Penstock Pipe Shell ready for delivery
Penstock Pipes under NDT after installation
Manufacturing of 1 of 5 units of 12 MW Pelton Turbine Housing
Power House Machine Hall, 5 x 12 MW Units
11 kV Generation Control & Protection and  132 kV Transmission Panels
Assembly of Runner
2 x 28 and 1 x 14 MVA, 132 KV Switchyard at Kirnetar