Solu HPP

Client Upper Solu Hydro Electric Company Limited
Location Solu Khola, Solukhumbu District, Nepal
Scope Of Work Solu Khola is a snow fed river that carries heavy sediment load during summer season it transports a sediment concentration of up to 6000 ppm. During monsoon, heavy rain causes important sediment transport.
Schedule 2016

Project Detail


23.5 MW, Run-of-River, expected to be commissioned on 2018 Annual production of 110 GWh, Gross head is 229.3 m and discharge is 12.26 m3/s.

Solution: SediCon re-designed the original 2 basin-desanders, proposing a single basin including three SediCon Sluicers. The design will allow sediment removal without interrupting power production, with a minimum of water consumption and reducing the cost of the civil works. The SediCon Sluicers will have a combined capacity of up to 1.000 ton of sediments per hour.

Implementation: Equipment was installed during April 2018.


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