Upper Seti Hydropower Project

Developer: Upper Seti Hydro  Pvt. Ltd
Project: Upper Seti Hydro Power Project
District: Kaski
Location of Project Site: Machhapuchchhre Rural Municipality
Water Source: Seti River
Type of Scheme: Run of the River
Installed Capacity : 20,000KW
Gross head: 191m
Rated Design head: 182.54 m
Design Discharge : 12.41m3/s
Catchment Area at Intake Site: 183.35 km² ( Seti intake 155.81 km² and Sadhu Intake)
Headworks: D-shaped, Low Pressure
Intake crest Level: EL 1745 amsl
Penstock Pipe: Circular and High Pressure
Pipe Material: Steel
Length: 428.8m
Powerhouse  : Semi Surface  (35.20.00m x12.26m* 25.27mm)
Tailrace: Box Culvert, 185m
Turbine: Francis Turbine Vertical axis
Access Road: New Road Under Construction from Kharapani to Jimerbari 6 Km, Jimerbari to Headworks 5 Km, Power House to Surge tank Inlet Portal 1.7m
Transmission: 16km, 132kV Single Circuit
Interconnection/Metering Point: Purposed Lahachowk substation.
Average annual energy after an outage.  : 16.41 GWh for the Dry season, and 88.91Gwh wet season.
COD/Commissioned date: 2077  Purposed
Rate per unit of energy: PPA is yet to conclude. Most Probably Rs 4.80 for the wet season and Rs 8.40 for the dry season.
Annual Revenue: Rs 53 Crore, 63 Lakh, 81 Thousand, 400.
Project Cost without IDC: Nrs 2602.05 Million Projected It may vary as actual cost will solely depend on project completion time.
Total Cost at Commissioning: Rs 3717.21 Million