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BPC received a 5 MW survey license for Chino Khola on 2071/11/04 (16 Feb, 2015). The feasibility study of the project is completed and the project capacity has been optimized at 7.9 MW at Q40. An EIA study was completed and approved by the Ministry of Forest and Environment. Industry registration has been done at Department of Industry, and the PPA process is ongoing with NEA. This project will be developed for construction of Marsyangdi Cascade Projects, and the energy will be sold to NEA through PPA.
Chino Khola Hydropower Project

Fact Sheet


Tachai Village, Nasang Rural Municipality, Manang district

Project Type


Installed Capacity

7.9 MW

Annual Energy Generation

43.99 GWh

Design Discharge

1.07 m3/se

Gross Head

902 m

Waterway length

2845m, 412 m tunnel and remaining penstock pipe

Power Evacuation

Construction power for Marsyangdi Cascade Projects for first few years and later will be interconnected to Manang hub-about 3 km from the powerhouse

Access to site

Ropeway upto headworks, Powerhouse needs a bridge over marsyangdi river.