Kurichhu Hydropower Plant

The Contract for modernization of the 60 MW Kurichhu Hydropower Plant (KHP) was signed with DGPC on 12 September 2018. Located in the eastern part of Bhutan, KHP was commissioned between 2001 and 2002. The hydropower plant consists of four Kaplan-turbine generating units with installed capacity of 15 MW each.

The scope of the Contract comprises the replacement of the existing SCADA System including Unit, Dam, Common Auxiliary, & Switchyard Controls, and Governor & Excitation Systems. The Contract also includes replacement of some related field instruments.

The completion and handing over of the project are scheduled for the first half of 2020.

Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectric Project Authority (PHPA-II)

The Contract for Design, Manufacture, Supply, Handling, Storage, Transportation from storage site to place of installation, Erection, Testing, Commissioning and Handing over of complete Computerized Control System & Protection System of the 1020 MW PHPA-II was signed on 31 December 2018.

Located in the central part of Bhutan, PHPA-II is an intergovernmental project between the Governments of Bhutan and India. The hydropower project will consist of six Francis-turbine generating units with installed capacity of 170 MW each. The completion and handing over of the project is scheduled for the first half of 2021.

Basochhu Hydropower Plant (BHP)

The Contract for Upgrade of Switchyard SCADA and Protection Relays of BHP was signed with Druk Green Power Corporation on 07 August 2019. The 220/66 kV switchyard of BHP, which first interconnected the eastern and western girds of Bhutan at 220 kV voltage level, will be supplied with state-of-the-art control and protection systems. In addition, protection relays in the two powerhouses will be replaced with the latest digital IEDs.

Technical Data

Total Output

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Head

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Voltage

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Scope

0x 15 MW

Speed

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Turbine Type

Kaplan