Kathmandu: The construction of the 39-km Dana-Kusma 220 kV transmission line and 220/132 kV substation at Khurkot of Dana and Kusma is in the final phase of completion. It is expected to be operational by April. The construction work is underway to charge the transmission line and substation within April 2020.
Managing Director of NEA, Kulman Ghising and NEA project management directorate Chief, Manoj Silwal and along with the NEA team had reached the site of the transmission line, substation and hydropower project for monitoring the progress of the project.
The electricity generated from the 42 MW Mistri River Hydropower Project and being built with investments from the private sector will be connected to the transmission line. The electricity will be connected to the Dana substation.
The team in a discussion with the project management and contract company, Tata Project Limited, has directed the completion of the project by April by solving problems and holding discussions regarding the date of substation and line charge. The contractor company has shown the determination to charge the transmission line and substation within the deadline.
Ghising said that as the infrastructure of the transmission line is ready, projects that have signed an electricity trade agreement and will connect their power to the line need to start the construction of the project.
Source: The Republica