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Power Supply

  • NEA: 10172 MWh
  • Private Sector: 8885 MWh
  • India: 811 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 19868 MWh
  • Soure : NEA

News Paper

NEA planning to add transformers to increase power consumption

Kathmandu- Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is planning to add new transformers as a strategy to increase the power consumption. The NEA came up with such plan to maintain the electrical load to 50% to let the consumers use as much electricity as they need. The NEA has directed the distribution…

Upper Trishuli 3A to start commercial generation from Monday

Kathmandu- The Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project is starting commercial generation of electricity from Monday. The project is starting commercial generation after eight and a half years of initiation of the project. The 60 MW project had started generating electricity five months ago. But there were some works left to…

Nepal faces a tough test of increasing electricity use

Kathmandu- Twenty-six-year-old Apsara Dhakal is a housewife who manages a two-room apartment at Kageshwori-Manohara Municipality in Kathmandu and has stocked two cylinders of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) for cooking purposes. “Utensils with induction-base are costlier than non-induction utensils and they also become obsolete sooner,” said Dhakal when asked why she…

Chitwan to be fully electrified in current fiscal year

The Ministry of Energy Water Resources and Irrigation is completely electrifying Chitwan district as per its electrification campaign in different parts of the country. The government is planning to electrify 41 districts of the country in the current fiscal year. The ministry has allocated a total of Rs 280 million…

NEA mulls 15% power tariff hike

Kathmandu- Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is mulling a hike in electricity tariff at a time when the government is trying to reduce fuel imports and check the ever-widening trade deficit through increased production and use of electricity. The country is likely to face an electricity surplus soon, and NEA's plans…

Regulatory body rejects Nepal Electricity Authority’s tariff proposal

Kathmandu- A week after the Nepal Electricity Authority forwarded a tariff proposal to Electricity Regulatory Commission seeking to slash electricity rates for industrial consumers and suggesting rates for electric vehicle charging stations, the regulator has rejected the proposal. The regulator rejected the proposal on grounds that the power utility forwarded…

Bangladesh proposes Nepal for collaboration in hydropower

Kathmandu- Nepal and Bangladesh will be collaborating in the sector of energy and hydropower with long term goals. Bangladesh has proposed Nepal for a joint venture at the government and private level with the goal of purchasing around 9,000 megawatts electricity from here by 2040. It seems that Bangladesh wants…

Stakeholders demand clean energy for all

Kathmandu-Stakeholders have demanded that the government provide clean and sustainable energy for all. While discussing on the topic ‘Energy that transforms — the Road to 2030’ here in the Capital today, the stakeholders have highlighted current status of country’s climate change policy and also the status of energy access. Speaking…

Non-paying utility customers take advantage of instalment option

Kathmandu- The Nepal Electricity Authority's delinquent industrial customers have begun appearing at its distribution centres to make partial payments a week after the utility amended its billing bylaws allowing them to clear their power bills in instalments. This marks the end of a months-long row between the utility and industrialists over their…

Power utility tables tariff proposal on charging stations in haste before building them

Kathmandu, The Nepal Electricity Authority has opted to propose tariffs for electric vehicle charging stations even before constructing the stations and finalising rules needed to operate and regulate the crucial infrastructure touted to boost electric mobility in the country. A recent board meeting of the power utility has forwarded a proposal…