Chilime Hydro power Station stopped its production

Kathmandu, March 7

The 22-megawatt Chilime Hydropower Station has stopped generating electricity due to old equipment. To replace the new equipment the station has stopped its production for somedays.

According to Manish Bista, head of the center, the work is progressing fast to change the equipment being used and the goal is to complete the connection within four to five days and operate it as it is.

As the equipment connected to the 22 MW power house, which started production on August 26, 2060 BS, is very old. The old equipment has been removed and new equipment has been installed to make the production work easier, said Bista.

Technicians are working day and night to complete the equipment connection work as soon as possible. The Chilime Hydropower Project, constructed at a cost of Rs 2.64 billion has 2,826 meters of head race tunnel.