The project’s substantial completion was achieved on Mangsir 2073 (November 2016).
After the completion of the project, testing of all major components of the projects were
carried out by a team of experts from the SHEPL, PPC and NEA. The test witness works
of HKAHEP was carried out by a test witness committee. Transmission line insulation test,
resistance test, earthing test, insulation test of substation equipment, CT/PT ratio test,
isand mode operation test, charging of transmission line from PH to Phidim substation
were completed successfully.
The tests were witnessed and evaluated by the team and found to be satisfactory.
After successful test generation of the power plant, it was continuously in operation for 15 days from 2073/10/07 to 2073/10/21 as per PPA requirement and after which, commercial operation was started from Magh 22, 2073 ( February 04, 2017).