NEA charges the 220 kV Dana–Kushma line in Nepal

Nepal Electricity Authority’s (NEA) 220 kV Dana–Kushma power line and associated 220 kV substations have been charged and are ready for operation. …

The project entailed the construction of two substations at Dana in Myagdi and Khurkot in Parbat, along with 110 towers and 39.6 km of power cables. The aforementioned line falls under the larger Kaligandaki Transmission Corridor project in Nepal, which 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. The 220 kV Dana‒Kushma power line will evacuate power from the 42 MW Mistri River and 11.2 MW Thapa Khola hydroelectric projects (HEP), and will connect the national grid through the Dana substation.


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