Climate Risk and Business: Hydropower (Run of the River)
136 pages | © April 2011 IFC | Complimentary
This study assesses potential risks from climate change for the Khimti 1 run of the river hydro-electric power scheme in Nepal. Khimti 1 has a capacity of 60MW and an annual production of 350 gigawatt hours. Located in Dolakha District about 100 kilometers east of Kathmandu, it utilizes a drop from 1,270 to 586 meters above sea level from the Khimti river, a tributary of the Tama Koshi river.