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  • Private Sector: 387 MW
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International Electricity investments surpass oil and gas for second year running, says International Energy Agency

 10:38 am     REUTERS

Global electricity investments exceeded those in oil and gas for the second year running in 2017 due to more spending on grids but renewable energy investment fell after years of growth, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday. Global energy investment totalled $1.8 trillion last year, down 2 percent from 2016. More than $750 billion was spent on the electricity sector, while $716 billion was invested in oil and gas supply. Spending on the power sector was…

International Rs 10,000 crore project to check power theft, electrify villages in UP

 10:32 am     TNN

Lending a push to power sector reforms ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due next year, UP government on Monday announced Rs 10,000-crore UP Power Sector Improvement Project, envisaging minimization of line losses and wheeling in electricity to rural feeder which have not been served under the Centre's ambitious Deendayal Upadhyay Rural Electrification Scheme. The decision was taken by a high-level committee headed by chief minister Yogi Adityanath. Principal secretary (energy)…

International India’s renewable energy investments topple fossil-fuel for the first time in 2017: IEA

 10:29 am     Bilal Abdi /New Delhi

Investment in India’s renewable energy sector overtook those made in the country’s fossil-fuel based power generation projects for the first time in 2017, Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) has said in its World Energy Investment 2018 report. “India’s power sector investment is changing rapidly, and for the first time in 2017, investment in renewable power topped that for fossil fuel generation. Investment in renewables, at over one-third of total power sector investment, reached nearly $20…

Share Nepse rolls out online trading system

 10:23 am     Republica

Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has rolled out the much-awaited fully-automated trading system in the stock market. The new system will run parallel with the existing system for the time being. The automated trading system, which has been named Nepse Online Trading System (NOTS), and came into operation from Tuesday will run parallel with the existing computerized trading system (CTS). According to Nepse officials, the NOTS will come into full-fledged operation…

International Hydropower fact sheets released to cover hydro’s important role in Europe

 10:16 am     Elizabeth Ingram

Seven fact sheets have been released to properly advocate the important role of hydropower in meeting Europe’s energy transition goals. Hydropower provides a large share of EU renewable capacity and complements the increasing share of variable renewables in the European power system, according to a press release from VGB PowerTech. Eurelectric and VGB developed the fact sheets. Topics of the Hydropower Fact Sheets are: At the heart of the renewable…

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Nepse rolls out online trading system

Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has rolled out the much-awaited fully-automated trading system in the stock market. The new system will run parallel with the existing system for the time being. The automated trading system, which has been named Nepse Online Trading System (NOTS), and came into operation from Tuesday will run parallel with the existing… 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 +

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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

Oil prices rise from 3-mth low as more Norwegian oil workers strike

Brent crude prices rose from a three-month low on Tuesday after more oil workers went on strike in Norway, supporting a market that has been dominated by oversupply issues in recent days. Brent crude futures had climbed 36 cents, or 0.5 percent, to $72.20 a barrel by 0106 GMT. They fell 4.6 percent on Monday, at… 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

Electricity investments surpass oil and gas for second year running, says International Energy Agency

Global electricity investments exceeded those in oil and gas for the second year running in 2017 due to more spending on grids but renewable energy investment fell after years of growth, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday. Global energy investment totalled $1.8 trillion last year, down 2 percent from 2016. More than $750 billion was spent on the electricity… Read More +

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