Welcome to Puwa Khola-1 Hydropower Project
Puwa Khola-1 Hydropower Project (PKHP) is a Run-of-River (RoR) type project located in Barbote and Shanti Dada Village Development Committees (VDCs) of Ilam district, Mechi zone, Eastern Development Region, Nepal. PKHP is being developed by Puwa Khola One Hydropower Pvt. Ltd. (herein after referred to as the “Developer/Company”). The Developer has completed the Feasibility Study (FS) for the installed capacity of 5 MW on May 2009. Further, the feasibility study was updated on May 2014 downgrading the installed capacity from 5 MW to 4 MW and Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) was signed for the 4 MW installed capacity. Based on the updated feasibility study report (UFSR), the proposed headworks lies in right bank of Puwa Khola about 100 m downstream from the confluence of Puwa and Jhutre Khola. Desander and initial stretch of headrace pipe lies along the right bank while the major part of headrace pipe, surge tank, penstock and powerhouse have been proposed in the left bank.