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  • NEA: 387 MW
  • Private Sector: 387 MW
  • India: 374 MW
  • Tripping: 20 MW
  • Demand : 1168 MW
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News Paper 220 kV Dhalkebar substation completed

 11:53 am     The Himalayan Times

Almost two-and-a-half years after the scheduled deadline, the 220 kV substation of Dhalkebar has been finally completed, which will ensure reliable power trade between Nepal and India. This substation is one of the components of Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur cross-border transmission line, which was supposed to be completed by September, 2015. However, gross negligence from Chinese contractor delayed the project. The substation project supported by the World Bank Group was delayed for long…

News Paper Locals give up hope for West Seti Hydropower Project

 11:50 am     Republica

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's visit to China in June had elated residents of Province 7. They hoped that the visit would be able to make some headway in implementing the West Seti Hydropower Project. Nearly a month after the visit, those residents are expressing dismay about the fate of the project. They say that their hopes for the project have wane considering the fact that the project was not…

International 1,223MW IPP to start operations this month in Pakistan

 11:16 am     Dawn

Pakistan’s third regasified liquiefied natural gas-based independent power project (IPP) of 1,223MW has been completed and is expected to start commercial operation by the end of July, the Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) said. The project located in Balloki, Kasur was initiated in Nov 2015 and completed at a cost of $798.18m. It was sponsored by National Power Parks Management Company Ltd, Ministry of Energy (Power Division) while PPIB…

International NTPC signs Rs 1,500 crore loan agreement with HDFC Bank

 11:11 am     ET Energy World

India's state-owned power generator NTPC Ltd today announced it has signed a term loan agreement with HDFC Bank Ltd. "The loan facility is extended at an interest rate linked to 3-months marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) of the Bank," the firm said in a statement.

International Maharashtra govt to spend Rs 7,300 cr on repair of electricity poles

 11:03 am     PTI

The Maharashtra government has prepared a plan to repair the electricity poles, wires and other systems at a cost of Rs 7,300 crore, Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has said. The minister, while replying to a query in the Legislative Assembly in Nagpur yesterday, claimed that maintenance of electricity poles, wires and other systems had not been carried out in the last 30 years. "The department has selected 21,000 accident-prone spots…

International Extra tariff enough penalty for power misuse: Delhi electricity regulator

 10:58 am     TNN

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has said that levying a temporary surcharge in cases of unauthorised usage of electricity would amount to double penalty for defaulters. The order came in response to a clarification sought by powerdistribution utility, BSES Rajdhani, on levying temporary surcharge in cases of unauthorised usage of electricity. DERC, however, dismissed the proposal and said that just applying tariffs at twice the rate applicable was sufficient for defaulters, and adding surcharge…

220 kV Dhalkebar substation completed

Locals give up hope for West Seti Hydropower Project

1,223MW IPP to start operations this month in Pakistan

NTPC signs Rs 1,500 crore loan agreement with HDFC Bank

Maharashtra govt to spend Rs 7,300 cr on repair of…

Extra tariff enough penalty for power misuse: Delhi electricity regulator

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Nepse to test software before going online

User acceptance testing (UAT) of the software created to implement online stock trading will start on July 17, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) said. The fully-automated online trading system, which will allow investors to post purchase and sales order and provide them payment, clearing and settlement facilities, will get final shape following the completion of… Read More +

Opinion

OPINION: Reform distribution, capacity will follow

The more things seem to change in the vexed power sector, the more they remain the same. After a quarter century of putative power reforms, the policy focus remains stepping up generation, never mind that power distribution leaks revenue like a sieve thanks to reckless, politically mandated giveaways and routine theft. Power minister R K Singh has recently announced that the… Read More +

Feature

Will two Chinese dams in Nepal affect the Belt and Road Initiative?

The future of Chinese backed hydropower and the trans-Himalayan railway are at stake as Nepal’s prime minister makes his first visit to Beijing Nepal’s Energy Minister Barshaman Pun had an important message when he spoke to the Chinese media recently. His mission was to mitigate damage caused by negative press over the “cancellation” of a… Read More +

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HIDCL’s Vision

Fiscal Year 2010/11 was marked and celebrated as historical centennial year of generation and commercial use of hydroelectricity in Nepal. Pharping-the first Hydroelectric Power Plant, started generating electricity in 1911.… Read More +

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Petroleum

Petrol and diesel prices set to break all-time high levels in India

Consumers may have to burn a larger hole in their pockets to keep their vehicles running as retail prices of petrol and diesel are set to hit all-time high levels all over again soon. Rising oil prices and the reluctance on the part of the government to cut taxes are two factors responsible for the… Read More +

News Paper

220 kV Dhalkebar substation completed

Almost two-and-a-half years after the scheduled deadline, the 220 kV substation of Dhalkebar has been finally completed, which will ensure reliable power trade between Nepal and India. This substation is one of the components of Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur cross-border transmission line, which was supposed to be completed by September, 2015. However, gross negligence from Chinese contractor delayed… Read More +

International

1,223MW IPP to start operations this month in Pakistan

Pakistan’s third regasified liquiefied natural gas-based independent power project (IPP) of 1,223MW has been completed and is expected to start commercial operation by the end of July, the Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) said. The project located in Balloki, Kasur was initiated in Nov 2015 and completed at a cost of $798.18m. It was… Read More +

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