Bhutan has an estimated hydropower potential of 30,000 MW and 12 TWh mean annual energy generation. So far 23,760 MW has been identified and assessed to be technically feasible. Only 1.488 MW, i.e., 5% of the feasible potential is harnessed so far. Royal Govt.
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An overview of engineering properties of rock mass & seismic design - Mangdechhu hydroelectric project (720 MW), Bhutan
The 720MW Mangdechhu Project is located on Mangdechhu River in Trongsa Dzongkhag (District) of Central Bhutan. The dynamic analysis for the Mangdechhu Concrete Das is still to be carried out and the site specific seismic design parameters are under vetting by the National Committee for Seismic Design Parameters (NCSDP), India
22 January, 2009 - More than 50 experts from India, Pakistan, Nepal, UK, Switzerland, Thailand and Bhutan have gathered in Paro to discuss glacial lake outburst, its threats and prevention measures. For Bhutan whose very survival depends on the stability of the lakes, officials say it is a much-needed workshop.