Power Supply

  • NEA: 8221 MWh
  • Private Sector: 8446 MWh
  • India: 4456 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 21123 MWh
  • Soure : NEA

News Paper

NOC hikes fuel prices

Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the prices of petrol, diesel, and kerosene from Monday night, September 17, yet again. This is the fourth hike after the KP Sharma Oli led government came into power. Now, petrol is dearer by Rs. 2 and diesel and kerosene by Rs. 3 each,…

Share Allure: Poor households borrowing, selling assets to buy shares

A recent study by International Finance Corporation (IFC) revealed that many poor rural households were borrowing money at high interest rates or selling primary assets to buy local shares in hydropower projects. Such investors often have unrealistic expectations of returns and are unclear on the risk of loss, the private…

Upper Sanjen achieves 68 percent work progress

Upper Sanjen Hydropower Project has achieved 68 percent progress in physical works, according to officials of the project. The project is being implemented by Sanjen Jalvidhyut Company Limited -- a subsidiary of Chilime Hydropower Company Limited. Chilime is promoted by Nepal Electricity Authority -- the state-owned power utility. According to…

Rahughat hydropower project construction begins

The infrastructure building of Raghuganga hydropower project with the capacity of 40 MW has begun. JP Associates – an Indian Construction Company – which won the contract award of Rs 6 billion for the project construction last year has begun the first phase of its works. The Nepal Electricity Authority's…

Errant hydropower projects under scanner

The Department of Electricity Development (DoED) has sought clarification from three dozen hydropower projects that are not on the track to meet their respective construction deadlines or have failed to make timely reports of their work progress to the department as required by the law. The DoED has dispatched a…

Transmission line project modalities yet to be fixed

The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) of India have not yet finalised the funding and implementation modalities for the New Butwal Gorakhpur Cross-Border Transmission Line Project. As mandated by the fifth energy secretary-level joint steering committee (JSC) meeting held between Nepal and India in April,…

Complete national pride projects on time: NDAC

The meeting of National Development Action Committee (NDAC) led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has instructed the concerned ministries to prepare a plan of resource mobilisation and action matrix for completion of projects as per stipulated timeframe. The concerned ministries have yet to develop the special purpose vehicle for…

Betan Karnali applies to build hydropower plant

State-owned Betan Karnali Sanchayakarta Hydropower Company has applied to the Department of Electricity Development (DoED) for a generation licence to develop a 48 MW hydropower plant at the Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project. The hydropower plant is the second component of the irrigation-cum-hydropower project being executed by the Department of…

NEA to build high-capacity power transmission line in Kathmandu

The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is going to build high capacity transmission lines to ensure regular and smooth electricity supply to Kathmandu Valley. Such transmission line with capacity of 220 KV double circuit has been named 'Ring Transmission Line' and would cover the three districts in the Valley-Kathmandu, Lalitpur and…

170MW solar power plant gets $200m investment

The Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) has approved foreign investment of $200 million for the development of a 170 megawatt solar power plant, the largest-ever solar project in Nepal. It is the first phase of a project to build solar plants with a total installed capacity of 850 megawatt in…