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  • NEA: 7719 MWh
  • Private Sector: 7817 MWh
  • India: 5794 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 21330 MWh
  • Soure : NEA
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International South African power cuts set to continue as some Eskom units still down

 9:25 am     Reuters

JOHANNESBURG- Rolling blackouts in South Africa are set to continue on Thursday as some generating units are still down, after a week of heavy rains across parts of the country caused flooding, aggravating problems at struggling power firm Eskom. On Monday Eskom announced unprecedented levels…

International Nearly 18,000 smart electric meters installed in Bareilly

 9:22 am     Maria Khan

BAREILLY- The Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (MVVNL) has installed approximately 18,000 ‘smart meters’ in Bareilly city so far this year, which is roughly 10 per cent of total consumers. According to information received from the power department, the city has around 1.82…

News Paper NEA chief Ghising calls for enhanced power trade with India, Bangladesh

 9:01 am     Urjakhabar

Kathmandu- Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Kulman Ghising said that electrification in all sectors is a must to increase the consumption of electricity generated within Nepal. Addressing a program in the capital on Thursday, Ghising said that the…

News Paper Transmission line projects entangled in compensation issues

 8:54 am     Pralhad Rijal

Kathmandu- The Nepal Electricity Authority is hitting roadblocks with its transmission line projects due to issues related to forest clearance, land compensation and right of way and obstruction from locals. Releasing a quarterly progress report on Thursday, the state-owned power…

News Paper Kalanga Gad hydro in Bajhang likely to come online this year

 10:50 am     Basanta Pratap Singh

Only 5.9 percent of the homes in Bajhang have an electricity connection, but that is about to change as the Kalanga Gad Hydroelectricity Project being built in the district is nearing completion. Construction work on the 85-megawatt plant in the…

News Paper Locals affected by 1,200 MW project to get revised compensation

 10:46 am     Prahlad Rijal

Federal, provincial and local level authorities have decided to revise the compensation amount to be paid to landowners in Gorkha and Dhading districts whose property will be completely inundated once the 1200-megawatt Budhi Gandaki reservoir project gets built. "As there…

South African power cuts set to continue as some Eskom…

Nearly 18,000 smart electric meters installed in Bareilly

NEA chief Ghising calls for enhanced power trade with India,…

Transmission line projects entangled in compensation issues

Kalanga Gad hydro in Bajhang likely to come online this…

Locals affected by 1,200 MW project to get revised compensation

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Opinion

Sorting electricity

Life in 2015 Nepal, particularly in Kathmandu, was hellish. When the country was limping after the devastating twin earthquakes, a border blockade imposed by India to express disappointment over Nepal’s new constitution ended up breaking people’s back. The tremors of the earthquakes had pushed survivors to the edge, reminding mortals of their perishable lives, and… Read More +

Feature

When generosity kills

Nepal’s young democracy requires Nepalis to demand more from themselves and their government instead of falling victim to the allure of progress that foreign aid promises  The United States (US) has betrayed 75 years of its friendship with Nepal. Tragically, that moment of betrayal came in what should have been a cause for celebration. In June,… Read More +

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Off Track

The Pioneer of ‘SAFA TEMPO’

Kathmandu- Dhumbarahi – Shree Gorakhnath Marg, House no. 187. There was a signboard of Pashupati Energy Company Limited on the roof. Another was stuck to the side- “Maya Khola Hydropower”. The inner room of the second floor was open. Bijayman Sherchan welcomed us coming outside. We entered inside with the bunches of flowers of his… Read More +

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

NOC hikes petrol, diesel, kerosene prices by Rs 2 a liter

Kathmandu- Prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene have gone up by Rs 2 per liter each. Issuing a statement on Monday, the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) said that it decided to raise the retail prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene in line with the revision in the price list forwarded by the Indian Oil Corporation… Read More +

News Paper

Compensation to be reviewed for Budhigandaki hydel project

Kathmandu- The government, representatives of different political parties and locals of Gorkha and Dhading districts have reached a four-point agreement on the land compensation dispute of the 1,200-megawatt Budhigandaki Hydropower Project. A meeting of the concerned stakeholders at the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation (MoEWRI) today, has agreed to implement the project as… Read More +

International

South African power cuts set to continue as some Eskom units still down

JOHANNESBURG– Rolling blackouts in South Africa are set to continue on Thursday as some generating units are still down, after a week of heavy rains across parts of the country caused flooding, aggravating problems at struggling power firm Eskom. On Monday Eskom announced unprecedented levels of blackouts, which have disrupted the supply of electricity to businesses and households across South Africa. President… Read More +

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