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Power Supply

  • NEA: 6641 MWh
  • Private Sector: 6963 MWh
  • India: 10088 MWh
  • Tripping: 75 MWh
  • Demand : 22767 MWh
  • Soure : NEA

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Projects in Mai Khola basin to add 22 MW to national grid within a year

ILAM : Three hydropower projects which are under construction in Mai Khola are expected to add 22.1-megawatt electricity to the national transmission grid within a year. Mai Beni of Mai Khola in Ilam municipalities' 2 and 8 and Super Mai-A and Super Mai Cascade projects are under construction at the…

Bahuni in Morang awaits petroleum exploration since 1988

ITAHARI, : The government had decided to conduct exploration of petroleum product in Bahuni of Belbari, Morang in 1988. The locals are still waiting for the exploration project to begin since the initial study phase was completed three decades ago. “Three decades have already passed in hopes of exploration of…

NEA calls tender to instal charging stations

To help materialise the government’s plan to increase the use of electric vehicles (EVs) and subsequently the consumption of electricity in the country, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has called a global tender for installation of 50 EV charging stations across the country. The power utility has said the successful bidder…

Government plans consumption-based tariff on electricity

KATHMANDU : The government has announced that it is preparing to bring a consumption based tariff policy on electricity to boost consumption with the rise in electricity generation. Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation has prepared a proposal in which more consumption of electricity will be cheaper per unit.…

Govt asks Sajha to return Rs 3b meant for buying 300 electric buses

KATHMANDU : The government has decided to retrieve the Rs 3 billion it had provided to Sajha Yatayat six months ago to purchase 300 electric buses. A cabinet meeting held last week decided to ask the cooperative that runs public transportation to return Rs 3 billion along with the interest accrued…

Sunkoshi-Marin project gets national pride status

KATHMANDU: The government has decided to enlist Sunkoshi-Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project as a ‘national pride project’. Along with Sunkoshi-Marin, the government has also been planning to add the Prime Minister’s Agriculture Modernization Project, Madan Bhandari Technical University and construction of Dodhara Chandani bridge, 410-megawatt Nalsing Gad Storage Project, 756-MW Tamor…

Load flow test to be conducted within a month

Rasuwa- Nepal and China are conducting load flow test within third week of February as part of preparation to build the first cross-border transmission line. Komalnath Atreya, chief of Ratamate-Rasuwagadhi-Kerung 400 kV Transmission Line Project, said that power utility of both the countries have started a study to conduct load…

Bagmati Province to operate electric buses by mid-July

Kathmandu- After an agreement between the provincial government and Sajha Yatayat Co-operative recently fell apart, as the latter refused to sell shares to the provincial and local governments, the provincial government has now announced it will procure vehicles without the assistance of the co-operative and start operating electric buses by…

Solu hydro project hamstrung by lack of transmission line

Morang- Solu Hydroelectric Project in Solukhumbu district completed a trial run in November and is set to operate commercially, but the 23.5 megawatts of energy it churns out is going to waste for lack of a transmission line connecting it to consumers. “The plant will begin commercial production after technicians…

1 MW solar plant to be built in Jumla

Jumla- Karnali Province Government has unveiled plan to install solar plant of one megawatt capacity in Jumla district headquarters Khalanga. Minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Karnali Province, Naresh Bhandari said on Tuesday that all preparations have been made to install solar plant in Jumla. "We will be able to…