Upper Seti Hydro Power Project 20MW was registered in company registrar in the year 2072. Its registered office is at Kathmandu Metro Politan ward no 32. Upper Seti Hydro Power Project (USHPP) is a run of river hydro power proposed along the Seti River in Kaski District Western Development Region Province No – 4. The project area lies within Machhapuchchhre Rural Municipality.The access to the project site is from Lamachaur, ward no 16 Pokhara. Board of directors comprises of following person.

S.No Name of the Person Designation
1. Surya Bahadur KC Chairman
2. Roshan KC Managing Director
3. Mrs. Prem Kumari KC Director
4. Kiran KC Director
5. Kishore Subedi Director

Till this date we have completed following works.

  1. Generation Survey License has been obtained.
  2. Power Purchase Agreement is on review.
  3. Feasibility Study has been done.
  4. Financial Investment is on discussion with banks.

Salient Features

Developer Upper Seti Hydro  Pvt. Ltd
Project Upper Seti Hydro Power Project
District Kaski
Location of Project Site Machhapuchchhre Rural Municipality
Water Source Seti River
Type of Scheme Run of the River
Installed Capacity 20,000KW
Gross head 191m
Rated Design head 182.54 m
Design Discharge 12.41m3/s
Catchment Area at Intake Site 183.35 km² ( Seti intake 155.81 km² and Sadhu Intake)
Head works D-shaped, Low Pressure
Intake crest Level EL 1745 amsl
Penstock Pipe  Circular and High Pressure
Pipe Material Steel
Length 428.8m
Powerhouse Semi Surface  (35.20.00m x12.26m* 25.27mm)
Tailrace Box Culvert, 185m
Turbine  Francis Turbine Vertical axis
Access Road New Road Under Construction from Kharapani to Jimerbari 6 Km, Jimerbari to Headworks 5 Km, Power House to Surge tank Inlet Portal 1.7m
Transmission 16km, 132kV Single Circuit
Interconnection/Metering Point Purposed Lahachowk substation.
Average annual energy after outage. 16.41 GWh for Dry season, and 88.91Gwh wet season.
COD/Commissioned date 2077  Purposed
Rate per unit of energy PPA is yet to conclude. Most Probably Rs 4.80 for wet season and Rs 8.40 for dry season.
Annual Revenue Rs 53 Crore, 63 Lakh, 81 Thousand, 400.
Project Cost without IDC Nrs 2602.05 Million Projected It may vary as actual cost will solely depend on project completion time.
Total Cost at Commissioning Rs 3717.21 Million
Debt : Equity 70 : 30
Financed by We are in the process to discuss with banking partners to invest on this hydro power.