Maya Khola Hydropower Company is the organization that is implementing the Maya Khola Hydropower Project. The company was incorporated as a Private Limited Company on 28 May 2010 (14 Jestha, 2067) with registration no. 73167/066/067. The company was converted into a public limited company on 12 May 2016 (20 Mangshir 2073) with registration No. 159553/073/74. This conversion was made in order to facilitate the company to invite public shares as equity.
Maya Khola Hydropower Project is situated in Sankhuwasabha district in easternNepal. The run of river project was initially designed as a 5 MW project. However the capacity was revised as per prevailing norms of NEA (@ exceedance factor of Q40) and is now fixed at 14.9 MW. The project is accessible by a trunk metalledroad from Dharan in east Nepal. The power from the project is evacuated through a3.4 km long 33 kV transmission line to the NEA substation tobe constructed by NEA at Baneshwor.
The existing situation in Nepal, a country very rich in hydropower potentials (84,000 of total potential and 45,000 MW of technically viable potential), demands a very dedicated approach in exploiting this very valuable natural resource. Electricity generated from over 4000 rivers in the country will not only help electrification of the country but also lead to the eventual industrialization of the nation...