2002-04-02 [SolarAccess.com] According to The Nepal News, The Kaligandaki ‘A’ hydropower project with an installed capacity of 144 MW will transmit 48 MW of electricity within a week. The testing of equipment in the substation has been completed and testing of the generator underway. Once testing is complete, biggest ever hydropower project in Nepal will begin transmission of 48 MW of power through the national grid. The project failed to meet its targeted completion deadline, which was set for November 2000 and was delayed by nearly a year and a half. The project was launched in January 1997 with the loan assistance of the Asian Development Bank and the Overseas Development Assistance of the Japanese government.