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Power Supply

  • NEA: 347 MW
  • Private Sector: 314 MW
  • India: 316 MW
  • Loadshedding: 300 MW
  • Demand : 1272 MW
  • Soure : NEA

Interview

Economic ties with Nepal growing stronger

The trade and economic relations between China and Nepal have developed at an unprecedented rate during the past five years thanks to the China-proposed Belt and Road (B&R) initiative, Yuan Zhixiong, president of the Chinese Enterprises Association…


‘The unified contribution of NRN community for Nepal is my priority’

The recently held International General Assembly of the Non-Resident Nepali Association has elected Bhaban Bhatta as president of NRNA till 2019. Bhatta, who has been associated with the non-resident Nepali movement since the beginning, had started his journey in NRNA as an executive member of the adhoc committee in 2003 while the…


Belarus Open To Cooperation With Bangladesh In Nuclear Power

Bangladesh and Belarus opting for nuclear power have much to learn from each other, says Belarus’ Minister of Energy Vladimir Potupchik in an interview to Nuclear Asia on the sidelines of the ongoing 22nd Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum and Energy Expo. Belarus, which has opted for two water-water type…


When hydel, nuclear, wind… all failed, coal-based power plants came to the rescue: Gopal Singh, Coal India

Talking to ET Now, Gopal Singh , CMD, Coal India , says it is not the shortage of coal supplied by Coal India that has resulted in power crisis but it is because of poor monsoon in parts of the country, hydel generation has gone down.  Offtake and production has finally improved in the…


Bangladesh’s Power Cell DG on Rampal: ‘We are introducing coal when it is no longer dirty’

The director general of Power Cell tells thethirdpole.net why Bangladesh is building a controversial coal power plant next to the world’s largest mangrove forest Ever since it was announced, the USD 2.2 billion Rampal project, jointly implemented by the Power Development Board of Bangladesh and the National Thermal Power Corporation…


‘I left because there was no offer on the table from the govt’

What strikes you most about Raghuram Rajan is not his academic brilliance, open mindedness or honesty of thought, but how he blends all of these with simplicity of expression and disarming humility. Currently Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Rajan is an alumnus of IIT-D,…


‘AI can make an impact like electricity’

Over the years, Andrew Ng has worn many hats — Coursera co-founder, former Baidu chief scientist, founding lead of Google Brain team, and Stanford University adjunct professor. But lately, he has emerged as the leading influencer championing artificial intelligence (AI). Well over 1.5 million people have enrolled in his AI courses in…


‘Contractors always complete work under supervision of government engineers’

The Jabdhighat Bridge over the Babai River in Bardiya that collapsed last week was constructed by Pappu Construction. The bridge, constructed at a total cost of Rs 190.75 million, collapsed even before it was formally handed over to the government. The Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal has refuted the…


China and India can help satisfy energy demands in environmentally-friendly way

The executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme speaks to thethirdpole.net about energy access in China and India, and efforts to ban the global illegal animal trade In today’s world, what do you think is the role of UNEP, especially vis-à-vis developing countries? The main role of UNEP [United…


‘Emerging Markets Now Financiers of Developed Markets.Its Ironic’

We are in a period of uncertainty, but it is not the worst economic moment in history, says Lloyd Blankfein, the CEO of Goldman Sachs. The challenges are less severe than in the past, he tells Arijit Barman in an interview at…


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