Power Supply

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

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Need long-term visibility, investment in renewable energy

Steps need to be taken to make renewable energy financially sustainable and more centric to the power situation, experts said. “The most important thing for us is the continuity of policies,” said Sumant Sinha, chairman, ReNew Power. “The path that needs to be taken is very clear. The only concern is that…

Two oil pumps found guilty of tampering

Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology has barred two petrol pumps based in Kathmandu, Maitidevi Oil Stores and Chuchhepati Oil Stores, from conducting their business after they were found tampering the official seal imposed on fuel dispensers of the gasoline stations. According to the bureau, the petrol pumps were found…

ISPs threaten to hike charges

Domestic internet service providers (ISPs) have said that the internet cost will go up if Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) raises the tariff for ISPs for using its electricity poles. Citing that NEA has ‘unscientifically’ raised the fees that it charges the ISPs for the use of its electricity poles, the…

Officials mull special contract to bring Melamchi water to Valley by mid-April

Officials have vowed to complete the remaining work of the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) by awarding a new contract through a fast-track process. The decision to award the contract will be made through a cabinet decision as a special arrangement allowed by the Public Procurement Act. Talking to Republica,…

Arun III Hydropower Project about 15 percent complete

The Arun III Hydropower Project in eastern Nepal is about 15 percent complete. Construction of the $1.4 billion plant began on May 12 last year. India’s SJVN Arun III Power Development Company is building the 900 MW run-of-the-river type project on the Arun River in Sankhuwasabha district. SJVN has been…

Kulman Ghising recognized for ending power crisis in country

Kulman Ghising, Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority, has been felicitated for his significant work to resolve the acute power crisis ailing the country for over a decade. Vice-president Nanda Prasad Pun provided a certificate of appreciation to Ghising in Kathmandu on Friday, amid a function organized at the Himalayan…

Sinohydro completes work at Upper Tamakoshi powerhouse

Sinohydro Corporation Ltd, the contractor for the powerhouse of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project, has completed the civil works of the underground powerhouse. The contractor handed over the project to the executives of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Limited amid a function held in Dolakha on Thursday. With the last tank of concrete casting…

Govt to issue notice of termination on Sunday

The government is set to issue a notice of contract termination to Cooperativa Muratori e Cementisti (CMC) di Ravenna, the Italian contractor of Melamchi Water Supply Project, on Sunday. The government will provide a 14-day window to the company to correct its action and come back to complete its task.…

Tanahu Hydro asks firms to start work

Tanahu Hydropower Limited has given a contract commencement date to the two companies hired for the execution of the 140MW Tanahu Hydropower Project. The project developer, a subsidiary of the state-owned Nepal Electricity Authority, on Wednesday directed CMC Ravenna of Italy and Sinohydro Corporation of China to mobilise workers for…

Progress of many national pride projects dismal

Most of the projects prioritised by the government as national pride projects save one or two related to energy, water resources and irrigation have not been making meaningful progress. The status of the performance of such projects except the Upper Tamakoshi hydropower project is not satisfactory. The government has listed…