Sanima Middle Tamor Hydropower Ltd. (SMTHL) was established as a special purpose vehicle (SPV) company for the implementation and operation of Middle Tamor Hydropower Project (MTHP) in 2016.
Middle Tamor Hydropower Project (MTHP) with an installed capacity of 54 MW is a run-of-river (RoR) hydropower project located in Taplejung District of Nepal. The black topped approach road from the project site is at Bahanande, on the Mechi Highway (233 Km), 5 km south of district headquarters Phungling Bazar. From Phungling, the project Powerhouse (Thumba village) and Head-works (Mitlung village) sites are accessible via a 5 km and 7 km long earthen road, respectively.
The generation license of Middle Tamor Hydropower Project was transferred from Tamor Sanima Energy Pvt. Ltd to SMTHL on 02 November 2017.
At present, the project is in the process of capacity up-gradation to 73 MW. In-principle Consent for the up-gradation has been obtained from Department of Electricity Development (DoED) on October 09, 2017. Supplementary Environment Impact Assessment (SEIA) study of the project with upgraded capacity has been completed and submitted to the ministry of Population and Environment for approval.
Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with NEA for 54 MW has been transferred from Tamor Sanima Energy Pvt. Ltd to SMTHL on June 15, 2018. PPA for remaining 19 MW is in process