Power House And Projects

Upper Marsyangdi HEP

Contract Details Build Own and operate for 30 years from Plant COD
Expected CoD 2016


Himtal Hydro Power Company Pvt. Ltd. is developing ‘The Upper Marsyangdi-2 Hydroelectric Power’ project. This run-of-river type development is located in the districts of Lamjung and Manang, aiming to fully utilize the power potential of the Marsyangdi river.

The proposed location of the dam – utilizing a gross head of about 627.67 m – is just upstream of Tal village (Manang District), about 45 km upstream of Besisahar.


More details on the project facilities:

  • 145 m long, 31 m high rockfill dam
  • Discharge capacity of spillway: 4066 m³/second
  • 9.2 km long, horseshoe-shaped headrace tunnel (diameter: 6 m)
  • Underground power house with an installed capacity of 600 MW (four units of 150 MW each)
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