Monday, December 18, 2017

Nepal's Total Installed Hydro-power

Nepal's Total Installed Hydro-power: 917.484 MW

Indra Sharan KC, GISP

As per Department of Electricity's Data, the total installed hydro-power of Nepal is 917.484 MW.


As of December 8, 2017, there are total 76 hydro-power plant sites producing total 917.484 MW.  There are 13 sites that produce below 1 MW, total of all 13 sites is 9.975 MW. Remaining 63 sites produce more than 1 MW at each location, thus total of all 63 sites is 907.509 MW.

The following map shows the distribution of the hydro-power plant sites. At the moment, most of the hydro-power plants are concentrated in Provinces 4 and 3. Province 1 ranks the third. Province 5, 6 and 7 have few of the plants. Province 2 does not have single hydro-power plant. It gets from other provinces.

For detailed data source please refer to these tables from Department of Electricity, Government of Nepal:

Table 1:<1 a="" hydro-power="" mw="" nbsp="" operating="" sites=""> Less than 1 MW Operating Hydro-power Sites
Table 2: Above 1 MW Operating Hydro-power Sites

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