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  • NEA: 4812 MWh
  • Private Sector: 3897 MWh
  • India: 7772 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 16480 MWh
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Chinese company to develop 164MW Kaligandaki Gorge hydel

The Chinese firm, Yunnan Xinhua Water Conservancy and Hydropower Investment Company (YXWCHIC), under Chinese state-owned China Nuclear Power Group, has said it will develop the 164-megawatt Kaligandaki Gorge hydropower project that falls in Mustang and Myagdi districts. Gyanendra Lal Pradhan, executive chairman of Hydro Solutions and developer of project, said…

Something is not right

Nepal’s fast flowing rivers offer a tremendous resource to generate clean renewable energy that can fuel its inclusive growth. That is a double bonanza given how other energy sources are contributing to climate change—increasing the risks to lives and livelihoods around the world. As the country marks its first year…

A year after PM’s direction, Upper Tamakoshi project still uncertain

On April 11 last year, Prime Minister KP Oli had toured the project site of Upper Tamakoshi in Dolakha and ordered the project administration to complete the project on time. The PM had asked all to work diligently, adding that his government would not give any space to those working…

Rs36.37 billion irrigation scheme to bring water to parched Tarai farms

Years after it was conceived, the government will finally launch the Rs36.37 billion Sunkoshi Marine Diversion Multipurpose Project in the next fiscal year, beginning mid-July. The mega project will irrigate the perennially parched farmlands in the central Tarai region and produce electricity. The five-year project, once completed, will provide round-the-year…

Government to dangle $24 billion worth of potential projects before investors

The government plans to dangle nearly 70 potential projects with a combined estimated value of $24 billion before foreign and domestic investors at the Nepal Investment Summit slated for next week. On Thursday, Investment Board Nepal finalised 47 small and mega schemes to present to investors. They include three international…

Renewables double U.S. generation over 10 years; gas still reigns

Renewable energy generation has almost doubled in the past 10 years thanks to a major build-up of wind and solar, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. A new report by EIA shows that renewables achieved a new record of 742 million MWh of electricity generated in 2018. This is…

Melamchi suffers from government indecision

Uncertainty is surrounding the fate of Melamchi Hydropower Project as concerned government agencies are not taking any decision to complete remaining works of the mega drinking water project. The project to divert 170 million liters of water per day to Kathmandu was in the last leg of completion when its…

Upper Trishuli 3A slated to begin generation in April

The Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project is slated to begin production next month, the Nepal Electricity Authority said on Tuesday. The power plant located in Rasuwa and Nuwakot districts north of Kathmandu is equipped with two turbines, each with a capacity to generate 30 MW. On April 30, the first…

Electricity output slated to double in next fiscal year

Nepal’s electricity output is slated to double in the next fiscal year 2019-20 when another 983 MW will be fed into the national grid, the Energy Ministry said on Monday. The expected increase in energy generation is almost equal to the maximum annual production of 1,027 MW. The country’s electricity…

Kabeli transmission line awaits completion, contractor seeks deadline extension

 Panchthar- Even after the passing of the fourth extended deadline, the Kabeli Corridor Transmission Line which was to connect the electricity produced in the eastern hilly districts to the central grid still awaits completion. The latest deadline was February 7 this year. The Indian construction contractor of the project, Jaguar…