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Power Supply

  • NEA: 5789 MWh
  • Private Sector: 5072 MWh
  • India: 11246 MWh
  • Tripping: 60 MWh
  • Demand : 22167 MWh
  • Soure : NEA

News Paper

Upper Tamakoshi to start generation from mid-June

Kathmandu- Upper Tamakoshi Hydro Electric Project (UTHEP) will start electricity generation from mid-June. The mega project has achieved 99% work progress. According to project officials, the project has already installed 355 meters of penstock pipes – 220 meters in lower tunnel and 125 meters in upper tunnel – in the…

Pay electricity bills online: Energy ministry

Kathmandu- The government has appealed people to make online electricity bill payments until the risk of spread of COVID-19 subsides. The government is preparing to manage online payment system as the risk of transmission of the virus is high due to the crowd in the payment counters. Minister for Energy,…

ADB, UNDP join hands with AEPC to promote renewable energy

Kathmandu- The Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC), the focal agency for renewable energy promotion in the country under the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation (MoEWRI), and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed a US$ 1.5 million agreement to promote renewable energy in Nepal. The grant, funded by…

Fuel becomes cheaper

 Kathmandu- Nepal Oil Corporation has reduced the price of petrol and diesel by two rupees per litre each to Rs 106 a litre and Rs 95 per litre, respectively, effective from Tuesday. Similarly, NOC has reduced the price of aviation turbine fuel by Rs 4.5 per litre to Rs 90…

Upper Tamakoshi starts headworks tests

Kathmandu-Aiming to meet the latest completion deadline of July 15, the 456-megawatt Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (UTHP) has started to test its headworks and semi-reservoir from today. Taking into account that the completion deadline is nearing, the project developer has initiated the tests of headworks and descending, informed Bigyan Shrestha,…

Malaysian firm to invest in Myagdi Khola hydel

Kathmandu- A Malaysia-based company, Serba Dinamik International Ltd (SDIL), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hydro Village Pvt Ltd (HVPL) to cooperate and collaborate in developing and operating the 57.3-megawatt Myagdi Khola Hydropower Project. SDIL is an international energy services provider which provides engineering solutions such as operation…

Technical assessment of Upper Tamakoshi dam site begins

Dolkha- The technical assessment at the dam site of the under-construction national pride project, Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project at Lamabagar of Dolakha is scheduled from today. The openings of the dam will be sealed and the water of Tamakoshi River will be collected at the sand sedimentation reservoir. The water…

Coronavirus affects construction work at Tanahun Hydropower project

Tanahun- The widespread outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected the construction work at Tanahun Hydropower Project. According to the project officials, the construction of the tunnel has been affected as Chinese workers who had gone back home to celebrate the Chinese New Year are not able to return to Nepal.…

ADB publishes brief on potential financial effects of COVID-19

As of March 6, according to the Asian Development Bank, the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak affects the People’s Republic of Chia and other developing Asian economies through numerous channels, including sharp declines in domestic demand, lower tourism and business travel, trade and production linkages, supply disruptions and health effects. What…

India assures Nepal of facilitating energy export

Kathmandu- The India government has again assured it would import electricity from Nepal in the near future.During a meeting between Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun and Indian Power Secretary Sanjiv Nandan Sahai here today, both the governments have agreed to expedite the implementation of existing…