Trishuli 3B Hub Station comes into operation

The Trishuli 3B Hub Station built under the Chilime-Trishuli 220 kV transmission line project at Pahirebensi of Kispang rural municipality of Nuwakot has been inaugurated.

The capacity of the substation is 220/132/33 kV.

Similarly, the 33/11 kV power distribution substation constructed at Bhalche of Kispang rural municipality was also inaugurated on Friday. The substation was developed under an electrification programme towards the corporate social responsibility of the project.

Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Shakti Bahadur Basnet, European Commission’s Deputy Director-General for International Partnerships, Myriam Ferran, European Union’s Ambassador to Nepal, Veronique Lorenzo, German Ambassador to Nepal, Thomas Prinz, and EU Investment Bank Director, Thouraya Triki, jointly inaugurated the substations.

The Trishuli 3Hub Stations spanning over 104 ropanis of land (one ropani is equivalent to 5476 sq feet) cost Rs one billion 970 million while the total cost of the Bhalche substation is Rs 429 million.

The electrification programme, including the Balache substation, is 33 kV transmission line, amounts to NPR 429.3 million. Over 2,000 households in Nuwakot and Rasuwa are benefitted from the substations, it is said.


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