Power Supply

  • NEA: 4378 MWh
  • Private Sector: 3994 MWh
  • India: 11383 MWh
  • Tripping: 80 MWh
  • Demand : 19835 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


Solar power will cost less than thermal in 6-7 years, says Ajay Mathur

At a time when air pollution has become a leading environmental threat to public health, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) chief Ajay Mathur said India’s dependence on thermal power would end by 2050. Mathur in an inteview with Samreen Ahmad said solar batteries would…

50% Consumers To Get Quality Power Power by 2019

Despite the present constraints in power transmission grid and distribution networks, quality power supply to all, except the franchise areas of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board, can be ensured by 2019. It would be half of the total demand. It will take some more time to ensure quality uninterrupted supply to…

India needs to be in top 5 in our oil products business: Ben Van Beurden, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell

In his maiden trip to India, Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben Van Beurden says the world’s largest non-state-owned oil company by sales is as much focused on clean energy and renewable power as is it on oil retail and…

India Should Be Flexible To Boost Cross-Boarder Electricity Trade

The sub-regional initiative of BBIN is very necessary to take the hydropower of Nepal to the next level and for common benefits. India, being the largest economy in the sub-region and SAARC, its role is very crucial in materializing the…

Bangladesh seeks to protect rivers with new law

Bangladesh, India should work together on transboundary rivers instead of working separately and then starting to talk, says water secretary of Bangladesh The Ministry of Water Resources in Bangladesh has drafted a new river law. Zafar Ahmed Khan, Secretary in the ministry, says the new law is aimed more at protecting and…

‘NEA can provide optimum quantum of power to Bhairahawa SEZ’

The government has been developing special economic zones to promote exports by overcoming supply side constraints. The burgeoning trade deficit due to skyrocketing imports and sluggish exports is expected to narrow down along with industrialisation in the country. However, Bhairahawa SEZ, which was inaugurated in February last year, has yet…

‘Consumer shouldn’t be asked to pay inefficiencies discoms’

Power rates across the country will fall as the Centre plans legal measures to fix bill-collection inefficiencies, put a lid on cross-subsidies and ensure that consumers don’t pay for high distribution losses, minister for power and renewable energy R K Singh said. In an interview with Nishtha Saluja, Sarita Singh and Himangshu Watts , Singh said…

Rooppur Nuclear Plant is Bangladesh’s dream come true

The ceremony of first concrete pouring into the reactor building of the Bangladesh’s maiden Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) will take place on November 30. It is a momentous occasion for a country looking at atomic energy to spur its industrial growth and take it into a middle income nation…

Water from Melamchi will be brought to Sundarijal by March

The government had initiated the Melamchi Water Supply Project as the most viable source of drinking water for Kathmandu Valley in 2001. After nearly 16 years of the project being initiated, the construction process of the project is finally about to be completed. The MWSP has set a deadline of…

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…