Nepal’s NEA completes construction of 220 kV Dana–Kushma line

The state-owned power utility Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has completed construction works on 39-km-long, 220 kV Dana–Kushma power line and associated 220 kV substations. …

The line falls under the larger Kaligandaki Transmission Corridor project in Nepal. The two substations have been constructed at Dana in Myagdi and Khurkot in Parbat, along with 110 towers and 39.6 km of power cables. With the completion of all the required infrastructure, the utility now plans to test and charge the line and substations by end-January 2021. The scope of work under the larger project entails the construction of the said Dana– Kushma power line, the 100 MVA, 220/132 kV Kushma, Dana and New Butwal substations, and the 88-km-long, 220 kV Kushma–New Butwal and 20-km-long New Butwal–Bardaghat power lines.

 

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