Bhutan Hydropower


Bhutan Hydropower


Bhutan Hydropower


Bhutan Hydropower

Bhutan Hydropower

Pre-feasibility and reconnaissance studies, Bhutan

Norplan AS on behalf of Multiconsult is carrying out the pre-feasibility studies of the Khomachhu and Rotpashong hydropower projects in eastern Bhutan, and reconnaissance studies of 14 other sites with hydropower potential throughout Bhutan.

The project is under the Accelerated Hydro Power Development Program (AHDP) in Bhutan which is funded by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad).

Scope of Work

Pre-feasibility of 2 Run-of-River hydropower plants. Rotpashong and Khomachbu. The studies will focus on main risk elements, such as geolgoical and geotechnical conditions, hydrology, environmental and social aspects.

Reconnaissance studies of 14 sites. Survey works include verification of physical head availability, site identification of major infrastructure like dam site, power house, switehyard and transmission alignment.

Services provided

  • Project management
  • Data collection
  • Review of previous studies
  • Site inspection
  • Prefeasibility level design and optimization of project
  • Identification and prioritization of reconnaissance sites
  • Capacity building and training