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Sanjen (Upper) and Sanjen Hydroelectric Projects


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SMEC’s services include the preparation of detailed design and construction drawings (for civil works), construction supervision and contract administration.

Project Overview

Sanjen Jalavidhyut Company Limited (SJCL) intends to implement two hydroelectric projects in cascade under run-of-river scheme. The projects are located in the Bagmati Zone of northern Nepal, approximately 160 km north of Kathmandu.

The upper scheme, Sanjen (Upper) Hydroelectric Project (SUHEP), will have an installed capacity of 14.8 MW at a gross head of 161 m and annual energy generation of 82 GWh. The design discharge of the project is 11 m3/sec.

The lower scheme, Sanjen Hydroelectric Project (SHEP) will have an installed capacity of 42.5 MW at a gross head of 442 m and annual energy generation of 241 GWh. The design discharge of the project is 12 m3/sec.

Location:
Nepal
Technical Area:
Energy
Client:
Sanjen Jalavidhyut Company Limited (SJCL)


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