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Taplejung becoming hydro hub with 16 hydel projects in Tamor

Nepalkhabar

 |  Kathmandu

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Taplejung district has received a huge investment in hydropower projects in the Tamor River, the main river in the district, and other rivers.

Officials shared that 16 hydroelectricity projects are under construction in the Tamor River with around 1,654.51 megawatts of electricity to be generated.

According to the Department of Electricity Development, 14 hydropower projects in the river are exclusively based in Phaktanglung Rural Municipality and two other projects are in other local levels.

Likewise, four hydropower projects are being constructed in Mewakhola (river) that flows through Mikwakhola Rural Municipality. The projects in Mewakhola are expected to produce 178.42 megawatts of power.

Similarly, four projects are under development in Kabeli River and the projects would generate 95.43 megawatts of electricity, the Department said.



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