Upper Khudi Hydropower Project is a run-of-the-river project located in Marsyangdi Rural Municipality of Lamjung District of Gandaki Province. The Project has obtained survey license for 21.21 MW and is able to provide 129.19 GWh annual energy. The headworks area of the Project is located near to Probi village and powerhouse area is near Khudi. The waterways comprising headrace tunnel, underground settling basin, D-Shaped tunnel and penstock passes through the right bank of the river. The headworks and powerhouse of the project is located at about 15 km and 9 km from the district headquarter respectively. The project area is about 187 km away from Kathmandu.
This Project is being developed by Super Khudi Hydropower Pvt. Ltd. Jade Consult carried out due diligence study of the project focusing technical feasibility, financial viability and environmentally acceptability of the project for Bank of Kathmandu Ltd.
I was involved in this project between January-March 2020