Transmission Line

We are the pioneers of transmission line consulting in Nepal, with more than two decades of experience in high voltage transmission line systems of up to 400kV. 

At present, we are involved in a number of transmission line projects ranging from 33kV/132kV/220kV/400kV across the country comprising a total length of more than 2141 km.

Completed Projects
  1. Detailed Design and Study of 220kV Transmission Line for Upper Trishuli –I Hydroelectric Project (216 MW)
  2. IEE Study of 220 kV Transmission Line for Upper Trishuli-1 HEP
  3. Feasibility Study of Makarigad Gaun – Balanch 33 kV Transmission Line Project
  4. Resettlement & Rehabilitation (R&R) plan (RAP i.e. Resettlement Action Plan) for the Nepal portion (Diding – Dhalkebar – Indo Nepal International border at Bathanaha) of 400 kV D/C Diding (Nepal) – Muzzafarpur (India) Transmission line system for evacuation of power from Arun –3 HPP (Nepal) (PCD-83)” (length – 210 km)
  5. Detailed Survey and Investigation and Preparation of IEE report and its subsequent approval from Govt. of Nepal for proposed 33 kV transmission line for Arun-3 HPP, PCD-69
  6. Desk Study and Reconnaissance Survey of 400 kV Transmission Line of Lower Arun Hydroelectric Project (400 MW)
  7. SASEC (South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation) Power System Expansion Project-Project Preparation Support (PPS)
    1. 220 kV Dana-Kusma-New Butwal (110 km), and 400kV New Butwal-Bardaghat (45 km) transmission lines, and associated substations
    2. Manang-Khudi-Udipur-Marki Chowk- Bharatpur 220kV transmission line (125 km) and associated substations
    3. Markichowk-Matatirtha 220kV transmission line (82 km) and associated substations
  8. 220kV Khimti – Dhalkebar Transmission Line Project
  9. Detail survey for 220 kV transmission line of Upper Trishuli-1 Project from the Switchyard to the nearest possible point of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)’s 220 kV Chilime – Trishuli Transmission System Project
Ongoing Projects
  1. Consulting Services for Project Supervision Consultant (Phase II) – Electricity Transmission Expansion and Supply Improvement Project for 400 kV Tamakoshi (Khimti) – Kathmandu Transmission Line and associated Substations
  2. Study for Environmental and Social Considerations for “The Project for Construction of Transmission and Distribution Network Development in Nepal”
  3. Assessment for Private Sector Involvement in Power Transmission in The Asia Pacific Region
  4. Detail Project Report & Tender Documents for 132 kV Transmission line of Seti Khola Hydro Electric Project
  5. Feasibility Study and Design of 132kV Transmission Line of Langtang Khola Hydroelectric Project (20 MW), Rasuwa District
  6. Consulting Services for Engineering and Environmental Study of Tingla Hub – Likhu Hub – New Khimti – Sunkoshi Hub – Dhalkebar 400 kV Transmission Line and Associated Substations under Project Preparatory Facility for Energy (CP-1) (165 Km)
  7. Consulting Services for Engineering and Environmental Study of Budhigandaki Corridor (Philim-Gumda-Ratamate) 400 kV Transmission Line and 132 kV Dailekh-Kalikot-Jumla and Lamoshangu-Kavre/Ramechhap
    Transmission Line and Associated Substations under Project Preparatory Facility for Energy (CP-2) (215 Km)
  8. Consulting Services for Engineering and Environmental Study of Damauli – Kusma – Burtibang – Bafikot 400 kV Transmission Line and Associated Substations under Project Preparatory Facility for Energy (CP-3) (200 Km)
  9. Detailed Engineering Design and Environmental Study of Karmadev – Phukot 400 kV Double Circuit Karnali Corridor Transmission Line Project
  10. Consulting Services for Engineering Design, Implementation & Supervision for the Reconstruction and Improvement of Electricity in Earth-quake affected Districts of Rasuwa & Nuwakot
  11. Consulting Service for Project Supervision Consultants: Power Transmission and Distribution Efficiency Enhancement Project
  12. Consulting Services for Engineering of the Construction of 220 kV Chilime – Trishuli Transmission System Project
  13. SASEC (South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation) Power System Expansion Project- Project Supervision Consultant (375 KM)
    1. Kaligandaki Transmission Corridor Projects: 220 kV Dana-Kusma-New Butwal transmission lines & associated substations and 400kV New Butwal-Bardaghat transmission lines, and substations
    2. Samundratar – Trisuli 3 ‘B’ Hub 132 kV transmission line subproject: 132 kV transmission line from Samundratar to Trisuli 3 ‘B’ Hub substation and substation at Samundratar and bay extension at Trisuli 3 ‘B’ Hub substation
    3. Marsyangdi – Kathmandu transmission line subproject: 220 kV transmission Markichowk – Matatirtha and associated substations at Markhichowk & Matatirtha
    4. Marsyangdi Transmission Corridor 220 kV transmission line subprojects: transmission line from Manang – Khudi and associated substations at Manang and bay extension at Khudi and 220 kV transmission line from Khudi-Udipur-Markichowk-Bharatpur and associated substations at Khudi, Udipur and Bharatpur and bay extension at Bharatpur
    5. Distribution System Expansion in Eastern, Central and Western Nepal subproject comprising of 36 no of 33/11 kV substations and Grid substation reinforcement subproject
  14. Consulting Services for Implementation Support for Tamakoshi (Khimti) – Kathmandu 220/400 kV Transmission Line Project – Procurement phase and Implementation phase
  15. Owners Engineer for Hetauda – Dhalkebar – Duhabi 400 kV Transmission Line Project

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Name of the Assignment

Location

Year

Client

Scope of Work

Funding Agency

1

Consulting Services for Detailed Engineering and Environmental Study of Karmadev – Phukot 400 kV Double Circuit Karnali Corridor Transmission Line Project

Kalikot, Dailekh, Surkhet, Achham and Kailali Districts

September 2018 – Ongoing

Rastriya Prasan Grid Company Limited

Jade Consult is working in this project with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, India and providing assistance in (i) Detailed Survey of the Transmission Line (ii) Detail Engineering Design of the Transmission Line and Substation, (iii)Environmental and Social Study,  (iv) preparation of technical documents; (v) preparation of bid documents

Government of Nepal

2

Feasibility Study of Makarigad Gaun – Balanch 33 kV Transmission Line Project

Darchula District

April 2018 – February 2019

Hydro Vision Company (P.) Ltd.

Jade Consult carried out the Power Evacuation Study, Desk Study, Reconnaissance Survey, Identify pre-existing control points (National  carrying out the as well as local points), Traverse survey for carrying the known coordinates to the required area and establish Benchmark points, Conduct detailed route alignment survey, Prepare the plan and profile of the TL route alignment at appropriate scale, Locate angle tower positions, Design of transmission line which includes the conductor optimization, standards & detail technical specifications and Design of grid connection arrangements.

Hydro Vision Company (P.) Ltd.

3

Resettlement & Rehabilitation (R&R) plan (RAP i.e. Resetllement Action Plan) for the Nepal portion (Diding – Dhalkebar – Indo Nepal International border at Bathanaha) of 400 kV D/C Diding (Nepal) – Muzzafarpur (India) Transmission line system for evacuation of power from Arun –3 HPP (Nepal) (PCD-83)”

Sankhuwasabha, Khotang, Bhojpur,  Mohattari, Dhanusa, Udayapur,  and Siraha District

March, 2017 – November 2019

SJVN Arun-3 Power Development Company (P.) Ltd.

Jade Consult provided services for: (i) Preparation of Resettlement & Rehabilitation Plan (Resettlement Action Plan) for Nepal portion of the 400 kV D/C Transmission Line System ii) Detailed survey and detailed engineering of the changed portion of TL iii) Supplementary IEE of the changed portion of TL alignment iv)  Cadastral map verification.

SJVN Arun-3 Power Development Company (P.) Ltd.

4

SASEC (South Asian Sub Regional Economic Cooperation) Power System Expansion Project – Project Supervision Consultant

All over Nepal

February 2017 – Ongoing

Nepal Electricity Authority

Jade Consult is working in this project with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, India and providing assistance in (i) ensuring quality in project implementation ii) supervision during construction, testing and commissioning of the different sub projects iii) Assist NEA to update the IEE/EIA and EMPs for the Individual sub projects, Review on Social and Environmental Monitoring Report, Prepare and Update land acquisition and resettlement plan. Preparation of social safeguard monitoring report and Ensure compliance with ADB for the subprojects as   mentioned above.

Asian Development Bank

5

Detailed Survey and Investigation and Preparation of IEE report and its subsequent approval from Govt. of Nepal for proposed 33 kV transmission line for Arun-3 HPP, PCD-69

Sankhuwasabha District

January 2017 – May 2018

SJVN Arun-3 Power Development Company (P.) Ltd.

Jade Consult provided services for: i) Preparation of detailed survey, plan and profile generation, tower spotting data & tower schedule of 33 kV Transmission line for the construction power of Arun 3 Hydropower Project.  ii) Preparation of IEE report of the construction power line and its subsequent approval from govt. of Nepal.

SJVN Arun-3 Power Development Company (P.) Ltd.

6

Detail survey for 220 kV transmission line of Upper Trishuli-1 Project from the Switchyard to the nearest possible point of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)’s 220 kV Chilime – Trishuli Transmission System Project.

Rasuwa District

January 2017 – July 2017

Nepal Electricity Authority

Jade Consult was worked in this project for providing the constancy service for the Detailed survey of the Proposed 220 kV Transmission line and Preparation of plan and profile, Tower Spotting and preparation of D- cards and Consultation for best possible interconnection point for Power evacuation to National Grid.

KFW Development Bank

7

Consulting Services for Engineering of the Construction of 220 kV Chilime – Trishuli Transmission System Project

Rasuwa and Nuwakot Districts

August 2016 – November 2017 (Firm services that is, procurement phase completed), Implementation phase is underway

Nepal Electricity Authority

Jade Consult is working in this project with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, India and providing assistance to complete the following tasks,

(i) preparation of technical specification and bidding documents; ii) Preparation and Update of Social and Environmental Reports such as ESIA Report, LACP Report, ESMP and SEP Reports and Support NEA in implementation of the same. (iii) Support in bidding process;

(ii) Supervision during construction, testing and commissioning of the project.

KFW Development Bank

8

Consulting Services for Implementation Support for Tamakoshi (Khimti) – Kathmandu 220/400 kV Transmission Line ProjectProcurement phase and Implementation phase

Ramechhap, Dolakha, Sindhupalchowk, Kavrepalanchowk, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Districts

January 2015 – procurement phase completed in December 2017, Implementation phase is underway.

Nepal Electricity Authority

Jade Consult is working in this project with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, India and providing assistance in (i) preparation of technical specification and bidding documents; (ii) support in bidding process; (iii) supervision during construction, testing and commissioning of the project.

Asian Development Bank

9

Project Preparation Support for SASEC Power System Expansion Project

Myagdi, Parbat, Baglung, Syangja, Palpa, Rupandehi, Tanahu, Chitwan, Gorkha, Dhading, Kathmandu, Nawalparasi, Lamjung, Manang Districts

August 2014 – 31st December, 2016

Nepal Electricity Authority

Jade Consult is working in this project with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, India and providing assistance in (i) preparing designs, technical specifications and bidding –[documents; (ii) supporting of the bidding process and bid evaluation including preparation of technical and financial evaluation reports; (iii) assisting NEA in contract negotiation with the contractor until contract awarded and advance payment paid.

Asian Development Bank

10

Owners Engineer for Hetauda – Dhalkebar – Duhabi 400 kV Transmission Line Project

Makawanpur, Bara, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Mahottari, Dhanusha, Siraha, Saptari, Udayapur and Sunsari Districts

June 2012 – Ongoing

Nepal Electricity Authority

Jade Consult is working in this project with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, India and carrying out the construction supervision and quality assurance & inspection.

Jade Consult Provided Following Services:

Transmission Line: site supervision of check survey, route alignment survey, land parcel works, soil investigation works, soil resistivity test, tower foundation works, and tower erection works.

Substation: site supervision of survey work, soil investigation works, electrical resistivity test, back filling works, transformer & repair section foundation works and road works.

The World Bank

11

Detailed Design and Study of 220 kV Transmission Line for Upper Trishuli –I Hydroelectric Project (216 MW)

Rasuwa District

May 2013 –
April 2014

Saman Engineering

Conduct Desk Study, Conduct Reconnaissance Survey, Identify pre-existing control points (National as well as local points), Traverse survey for carrying the known coordinates to the required area and establish Benchmark points, Conduct detailed route alignment survey, Prepare the plan and profile of the TL route alignment at appropriate scale, Locate angle tower positions, Fix concrete pillars at every angle points and permanent control points, Design of transmission line which includes the conductor optimization, sag calculation, tower type determination, standards & specifications and others, Design of grid connection arrangement for UT-I HEP at Trishuli 3B Hub.

IFC

12

IEE Study of 220 kV Transmission Line for 216 MW Upper Trishuli – I Hydroelectric Project

Rasuwa District

Feb 2013 – Sept 2014

Nepal Water and Energy Development Company Pvt. Ltd.

Jade consult completed IEE study according to which provided service such as preparation of Terms of reference, Consultation with local stakeholders. Collection of useful social information, suggestions and recommendations from local stakeholders, publication of public notice at the relevant public places, IEE report preparation and IEE study approval.

IFC

13

Desk Study and Reconnaissance Survey of 400 kV Transmission Line of Lower Arun Hydroelectric Project (400 MW)

Sankhuwasabha

Nov 2010 – Sept 2013

Lower Arun Hydroelectric Pvt. Ltd. (Brasspower International Engineering)

Jade consult provided services to carry out desk study and walkover survey of 162 km long 440kV transmission line from switchyard to Dhalkebar.

SJVN Arun-3 Power Development Company (P.) Ltd.

14

220 kV Khimti – Dhalkebar Transmission Line Project

Sindhuli, Ramechhap, Mahottari, Dhanusha District

July 2005 – December, 2011

Nepal Electricity Authority

Jade consult provided services for Construction Supervision, Quality Assurance and Contract Management services of 220kV Khimti- Dhalkebar Transmission Line Project.

The World Bank

15

Consulting Service for Project Supervision Consultants: Power Transmission and Distribution Efficiency Enhancement Project

Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Kailali, Banke, Dang, Rupandehi, Kaski, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Parsa, Bara, Dhanusha, Sunsari and Morang Districts

November, 2017 – Ongoing

Nepal Electricity Authority

Jade Consult is working in this project with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, India and providing assistance in (i) preparation of technical specification and bidding documents; (ii) support in bidding process; ((i) ensuring quality in project implementation ii) supervision during construction, testing and commissioning of the different sub projects (iv) Capacity Building of the NEA staff.

Asian Development Bank

16

Study for Environmental and Social Considerations on Preparatory Survey on Transmission and Distribution System Improvement Project in Urban Area

Pokhara

September 2020 – ongoing

NEWJEC Inc./Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)

Jade Consult conducted the environmental and social study for the project meeting requirement for both the JICA Guidelines and Nepal’s relevant laws and regulations.

The following key activities were performed: Baseline data collection on natural and social environment, stakeholder consultations, Preparation of Terms of Reference (TOR), Initial Environment Examination (IEE) study and preparation of IEE Study report, Analysis of environmental and social impacts and mitigation measures, Preparation of Environmental Management Plan (EMP) including monitoring plan, Preparation of Resettlement Action Plan (RAP).

JICA