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Power Supply

  • NEA: 10359 MWh
  • Private Sector: 8070 MWh
  • India: 5645 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 24074 MWh
  • Soure : NEA

News Paper

Petroleum pipeline successfully tested

Bara- The petroleum pipeline constructed from Motihari of India to Amlekhgunj of Nepal was successfully tested on Friday. Diesel from Motihari has been supplied from the pipe. As the test was successfully conducted, Indian Oil Corporation officials said that a significant development was made through this project. The 69-km-long pipeline…

NOC’s color-coded LPG cylinders in quandary

Kathmandu- The Nepal Oil Corporation's (NOC) plans to distribute color-coded liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders in the market has apparently failed as it has seen discontinuation for the second time. The color-coded cylinders (red for household and blue for commercial use) were introduced by the NOC in 2013 when the…

NERC approval must before inking PPA

Kathmandu- Power developers are now required to seek final approval of Nepal Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) before inking any power purchase agreement (PPA) with Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA). The commission issued a draft directive of the jurisdiction of the commission late Monday, which includes a provision that the power developers…

Developer of Upper Trishuli 1 sees funding oversubscription by $178 million, near financial closure

Kathmandu- The Nepal Water and Energy Development Company (NWEDC) is all geared up to perform the financial closure of the 216 megawatt Upper Trishuli 1 Hydroelectric Project in Rasuwa District. According to the company, it has seen a funding oversubscription with nine multinational lenders offering a loan of $631 million…

Nepal practices energy banking; sends 200 MW electricity to India

Kathmandu/ The government has begun the practice of energy banking by supplying 200 MW electricity to India in view of the shutdown of various facilities owing to floods and inundation in Nepal. The demand for electricity supply declined heavily because of the rain-caused disasters. Minister for Energy, Water Resources and…

Three days of nonstop torrential rain tops up Kulekhani reservoir

The torrential rain that fell nonstop for three days last week topped up the Kulekhani reservoir in mid-July for the first time in living memory. Formed by Kulekhani dam, the lake located 20 km southwest of Kathmandu supplies water to the Kulekhani I and II hydropower projects. With the reservoir…

Officials working on alignment of Galchhi-Kerung transmission line

Renewed interest in the on-again, off-again Kathmandu-Kerung railway plan has been sparked by an announcement by energy officials that they are working to fix the alignment of the Galchhi-Kerung transmission line, the first thing that needs to be built if trains are to run between Nepal and China across the…

Government starts inking agreements for electrification

The government has started roping in development partners to fulfil its aim to expand electricity access to every household of the country within three years. Even though electrification in the country dates back 104 years, nearly 10 per cent of the households still lack access to electricity. The government is…

Nepal, India officials to meet to get cross-border transmission line project moving forward

The Nepal Electricity Authority will hold talks with the Central Electricity Authority of India in New Delhi this week in a fresh attempt to finalise the terms of the agreement on the proposed New Butwal-Gorakhpur Cross-Border Transmission Line Project. The move comes nearly five months after the sixth secretary-level meeting between…

Govt scraps Gezhouba’s survey licence for Jajarkot project

The government has scrapped the licence issued to China Gezhouba Group Co (CGGC) for the survey of 128-megawatt Dandagaun-Khalanga-Bheri Hydropower Project in Jajarkot district. After the company failed to renew the licence on time, the Department of Electricity Development (DoED) has scrapped its licence. The CGGC had acquired the survey…