Flovel commissions Upper Suri Khola hydropower project, Nepal

7 December 2023

Flovel has announced the successful commissioning of the Upper Suri Khola Hydropower Project in Gaurishankar, Dolakha, Nepal. The 2 x 3.5 MW project was commissioned and synchronized to the grid on November 25, 2023, and has now been officially handed over to the client, Makar Jitumaya Suri Hydropower Ltd, for commercial operation.

The scope of work for the project included the design, manufacturing, and supply of Horizontal Pelton Turbine, MIV (Main Inlet Valve), Generator, Digital Governor, complete E-BOP (Electrical Balance of Plant) & M-BOP (Mechanical Balance of Plant) equipment on a water-to-wire basis. Flovel also provided supervision services for the erection, testing, and commissioning processes.

This marks another successful collaboration between Flovel and Makar Jitumaya Suri Hydropower Ltd, based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Flovel had previously worked on three other projects with the same client, including the commissioning of the Suri Khola (2 x 3.2MW + 10% COL) in April 2022. Currently, two other projects, namely Sagu Khola 1 (2 x 2.75MW + 10% COL) and Sagu Khola (3 x 6.67MW + 10% COL), are at various stages of execution.

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