Power failure in 4 districts of Gandaki resulting from landslide

Power failure in 4 districts of Gandaki due to landslide


August 19, Kathmandu. The energy provide of 4 districts of Gandaki has been disrupted resulting from landslides within the mountains on Friday night time. The tower of transmission line between Modi Khola Project and Modi Khola-1 Hydroelectric Project close to district headquarter Kushma was demolished.

Tower No. 4 at Parbat Chuva beneath 132 kV transmission line constructed by United Modi Hydropower Company to attach the ability of Modi-1 Hydroelectric Project with Modi substation has collapsed resulting from landslide.

As a outcome, 68.2 MW of privately owned energy homes in Parbat, Myagdi and Mustang have been disconnected from the nationwide transmission system. Simultaneously, energy provide to Parbat, Baglung, Mayadi and Mustang has additionally been disconnected.

The collapse of the tower closed the 42 MW Mistry Khola and 5 MW Ghelemdi Khola at Myagadi, the 11.2 MW Thapakhola in Mustang and the ten MW Lower Modi-1 Hydroelectric Project at Parbat.

A staff together with Pokhara’s Head of Distribution and Customer Service, Pokhara Kedar Silwal and Pokhara Grid Head Madhav Poudel has been deployed to instantly begin the upkeep work of the tower.

NEA Executive Director Kulman Ghising mentioned that efforts are being made to regularize the ability provide by making various preparations. “Our team has not been able to reach the accident site due to heavy rain. We are trying to regularize the line at the earliest by using the emergency restoration tower. It may take a maximum of five days,” he mentioned.

Mistry’s Kushma Substation, Thapakhola and Ghelemdi Projects Kaligandaki Corridor is related to Dana substation of Mayagadi beneath 220 kV transmission line, Modi substation by 132 kV transmission line of Modi-1 Hydropower Project.

The energy provide has come to a standstill as a result of collapse of the tower. The remainder of the electrical energy is equipped domestically from Modi substation to Pokhara.

Source: OnlineKhabar

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