The project outputs include (i) operation of a 118 MW run-of-the-river Nikachhu hydropower plant and its associated transmission lines, and (ii) enhanced institutional capacity of DGPC in financial, social, and environmental terms. The project will generate power of 903,490 MWh on the average annually. Power generated is expected to be exported outside Bhutan. Given that clean and renewable power export will be counted as carbon saving, the resulting reduction of greenhouse gases equivalent to CO2 emissions is estimated as around 1,000,000 tons every year assuming on the Indian grid system benchmark.
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