Upper Trishuli 3A Hydroelectric Project

Funding Information
(USD)
Total Actual Commitment:
149,378,539 USD
Total Planned Commitment:
0 USD
Total Actual Disbursements:
99,047,167 USD
Total Planned Disbursements:
0 USD
Unallocated Disbursements:
50,331,372 USD
TOTAL EXPENDITURES:
0 USD USD
Additional Information
Project Created By:
bkadhikari@mof.gov.np
Project Modified By:
bpradhan@mof.gov.np
Project Created On:
09/02/2020
Created in workspace:
IECCD Workspace -Team
 
Identification
Project Title: 
Upper Trishuli 3A Hydroelectric Project VALIDATED
ID: 
872385166

IATI Identifier: 


Gender Marker: 
Indirectly Supportive

Climate Change Relevance: 
Highly relevant

Status:  On-Going
Budget Head:  501122 
Status Reason: 

EOT 1: 26 months (i.e.  June 30, 2016)

  Reason of EOT1: Land Acquisition issue, Delay in Decision for Surface and Underground  Powerhouse, Power Augmentation issue

 

EOT 2: 34 months (i.e.  April 30, 2019)

  Reason of EOT2: Earthquake (2072, Baisakh), Landslide  and complete washout on the different sections of Access Road to Headworks and Landslide on the Right and left Bank of Headworks due to Earthquake

 

EOT 3: 4 months (i.e.  August 30, 2019)

  Reason of EOT3: Delay in works due to various reason

 

 

Problem faced due to type of Contract

1)  Have to Rely on Contractor’s  Design Change and variations.

2) As there is more responsibility on Contractor on EPC Contract,  the control degree to

Contractor is less from the Owner.

3)Difficulty to estimate on Design change


Input: 

 


Outputs: 

This is a run of river type of the power generation project identified by NEA in 2004/05. This Project is located in Rasuwa and Nuwakot districts. This has an installed capacity of 60 MW and will generate 460 GWh of annual energy. Major structures comprise of a 25 m high diversion weir, intake, desander, 4.1 km headrace tunnel, surge shaft, inclined shaft, underground powerhouse, tailrace, switchyard, 48 km long 220 Kv transmission line, 4 circuit 1 km 220 Kv underground cabling and ancillary structure.

For the implementation of the Project, the Government of Nepal had requested the Government of People’s Republic of China for a financial (Soft Loan) assistance of US$ 120 million on July 31, 2006. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed between Nepal and the Export-Import Bank of China on November 04, 2009 for US$ 200 million (US$ 120 million for this project and the remaining portion for other projects).

As per decision of BOD/NEA on Oct. 11, 2009, China Gezhouba Group Company Ltd (CGGC) was selected as the EPC Contractor with a bidding amount of US$ 89.231692 million (exclusive of VAT). The MoU and Contract Agreement between the Contractor and NEA was concluded on December 29, 2009 and May 28, 2010, respectively. The agreed contract price, excluding VAT, for foreign portion and local portion are US$ 81.639498 million and NRs. 606.464468, respectively. 

Similarly, Financial Proposal of the North West Hydro Consulting Engineers was selected on June 29, 2010 to carry out the construction Supervision works with a sum not exceeding US$ 4.443926 million.

EIA Report has been approved by the Ministry of Environment on August 26, 2010 and forwarded to China Exim Bank on August 31, 2010.

Commercial Contract Agreement  for the construction Supervision works was signed between UT3A HEP and NWH, China on 21.09.2010.

For EPC and Supervision works, the Framework Agreement between the Government of Nepal and the Government the People’s Republic of China, and the Government Concessional Loan Agreement between the Government of Nepal and the Export-Import Bank of China were concluded on February 28, 2011. Similarly, a MOU on Transmission Line and Bay Extension was also signed between the Government of Nepal and the Export-Bank of China on May 10, 2011.

Note: As per request made by the Exim Bank of China and recommendation made by the implementing and executing agencies, the Government of Nepal, on May 24, 2010, decided to request the Bank to provide upto the amount of US$ 8.917790 (10 percent of the Commercial Contract) as contingency in unallocated heading on the Loan Agreement to be concluded, if not, the said amount will be made available by the Government of Nepal in case of requirement. The Bank vide letter August 11, 2010, informed that they are not providing the said contingency amount so requested. 20/09/2010


Outcome:
  • Construction of Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower project (60MW)Completed.
  • Kathmandu 220 kV Transmission Line and 132 kV Extension line will be constructed.

Impact: 

Additional 60MW made available for the socio-economic development of Nepal.



Budget Type:
On Budget

Treasury Type:
On-treasury

Humanitarian Aid: No

Planning

Date of Agreement:  02-28-2011
Date of effectiveness:  05-18-2011
Proposed Start Date:  02-28-2011
Actual Start Date:  02-28-2011
Planned Completion Date:  08-14-2014
Extension Date 1:  06-30-2016
Extension Date 2:  04-30-2019
Extension Date 3:  08-30-2019
Location
[Bagmati] [Nuwakot (Bidur)] 100.0%

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National Plan
[Infrastructure Development Policy]   [Water Resources]   [Hydro Electricity] 100.0%
Sectors

PRIMARY SECTORS
Nepal Sector Classification - ELECTRICITY (100.0)%


Implementing/Executing Agencies

Donor Organization: 
  • China

Counterpart Ministry : 
  • Ministry of Energy 100.0 %

Executing Agency: 
  • Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation 100.0 %

Implementing Agency: 
  • Nepal Electricity Authority 100.0 %
Funding
GON Fund
Location Transaction Date Amount
Federal NPR
Benificary Fund
Location Transaction Date Amount
Federal NPR
China
Transaction Type Transaction Date Type Of Assistance Mode Of Payment Post Earthquake Assistance Aid Type Financing Instrument Amount
Actual Commitment 02-28-2011 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 97,307,324 USD
Actual Commitment 08-17-2011 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 31,934,378 USD
Actual Commitment 09-27-2018 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 3,709,001 USD
Actual Commitment 12-10-2018 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 163,803 USD
Actual Commitment 01-15-2019 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 3,113,014 USD
Actual Commitment 06-30-2020 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 6,273,096 USD
Actual Commitment 06-30-2021 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 6,877,924 USD
Sub Total Actual Commitment: 149,378,539 USD
Sub Total Planned Commitment: 0 USD
Actual Disbursement 06-29-2011 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 18,843,988 USD
Actual Disbursement 07-11-2011 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 13,154,064 USD
Actual Disbursement 09-27-2011 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 742,678 USD
Actual Disbursement 10-13-2011 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 2,011,764 USD
Actual Disbursement 11-25-2011 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 214,469 USD
Actual Disbursement 01-13-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,276,605 USD
Actual Disbursement 02-01-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 652,845 USD
Actual Disbursement 04-10-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 765,387 USD
Actual Disbursement 04-11-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 160,858 USD
Actual Disbursement 04-25-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,561 USD
Actual Disbursement 05-25-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 26,766 USD
Actual Disbursement 06-14-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 12,696 USD
Actual Disbursement 07-27-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,203,128 USD
Actual Disbursement 08-08-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 55,040 USD
Actual Disbursement 08-20-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,833,595 USD
Actual Disbursement 08-29-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 68,135 USD
Actual Disbursement 09-26-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,294,496 USD
Actual Disbursement 09-28-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 60,557 USD
Actual Disbursement 10-11-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 60,034 USD
Actual Disbursement 10-24-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,234,529 USD
Actual Disbursement 11-15-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 69,713 USD
Actual Disbursement 11-19-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 543,421 USD
Actual Disbursement 11-26-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 3,689,511 USD
Actual Disbursement 12-28-2012 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 324,157 USD
Actual Disbursement 01-09-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 3,960,041 USD
Actual Disbursement 01-10-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 60,421 USD
Actual Disbursement 01-21-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 44,886 USD
Actual Disbursement 02-19-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 51,496 USD
Actual Disbursement 02-20-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,387,995 USD
Actual Disbursement 03-26-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 88,093 USD
Actual Disbursement 03-27-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 242,545 USD
Actual Disbursement 04-03-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 400,700 USD
Actual Disbursement 04-15-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 85,925 USD
Actual Disbursement 05-14-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 51,751 USD
Actual Disbursement 06-19-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 71,011 USD
Actual Disbursement 06-25-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 337,107 USD
Actual Disbursement 07-09-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 627,356 USD
Actual Disbursement 07-11-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 789,587 USD
Actual Disbursement 07-30-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 361,135 USD
Actual Disbursement 08-02-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 40,983 USD
Actual Disbursement 09-24-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 536,915 USD
Actual Disbursement 10-15-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 55,986 USD
Actual Disbursement 11-13-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 51,476 USD
Actual Disbursement 12-16-2013 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 28,451 USD
Actual Disbursement 01-24-2014 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 41,301 USD
Actual Disbursement 02-17-2014 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 2,568,577 USD
Actual Disbursement 02-20-2014 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 48,984 USD
Actual Disbursement 05-06-2014 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 105,104 USD
Actual Disbursement 05-22-2014 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,093,711 USD
Actual Disbursement 06-10-2014 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 150,585 USD
Actual Disbursement 07-22-2014 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 91,612 USD
Actual Disbursement 08-06-2014 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 9,101,612 USD
Actual Disbursement 07-18-2015 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 8,134,984 USD
Actual Disbursement 09-27-2018 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 3,709,001 USD
Actual Disbursement 12-10-2018 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 163,803 USD
Actual Disbursement 01-15-2019 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 3,113,014 USD
Actual Disbursement 06-30-2020 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 6,273,096 USD
Actual Disbursement 06-30-2021 Concessional Loan Assistance Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 6,877,924 USD
Sub Total Actual Disbursement: 99,047,167 USD
Sub Total Planned Disbursement: 0 USD
UNDISBURSED BALANCE: 50,331,372 USD
Progress Achieved

Progress Achieved: 


Key Problems: 


Steps Taken to solve the problem: 


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