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Power Supply

  • NEA: 8517 MWh
  • Private Sector: 5315 MWh
  • India: 11474 MWh
  • Tripping: 120 MWh
  • Demand : 25426 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


Gas shortage to increase by 157pc next fiscal year

With an addition of 700,000 consumers last year, Pakistan’s gas shortfall is estimated to jump by 157 per cent to 3.7 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) in fiscal year 2019-20 — almost equal to total gas supplies at present. The estimates have been made by the Oil and Gas…

Ohio legislators to hear bill to save nuclear power plants

USA: The two reactors at the Davis Besse and Perry power stations on Lake Erie are owned by FirstEnergy Corp’s bankrupt FirstEnergy Solutions unit, which said it would shut the money-losing reactors in 2020 and 2021 unless they start receiving some financial support from state or federal programs. Two Republican…

Eighteen countries showing the way to carbon zero

The example of 18 developed countries in reducing climate emissions is an important indicator of how the world may move towards a zero emissions world Countries are not switching away from coal fast enough to be effective [image by: Andrew / Flickr] Much of the debate between developing countries and…

41 MW added to national grid in first nine months

The Nepal Electricity Authority commissioned six medium and small hydropower projects and one solar plant in the first nine months of this fiscal year, adding 41 MW to the national grid. All these hydel and solar projects that came into commercial operation were developed by independent power producers, according to…

70 MW electricity import from India hampered due to Nepal Rainstorm

The rainstorm on Sunday in Nepal's southern plains brought down the electricity wires and lines resulting disruption in the import of 70 MW electricity from India. The rainstorm has broken the circuit of 33 KV Birgunj-Raksaul transmission line and 132 KV Raksaul- Purwanipur transmission line resulting in the disruption of 70…

Nepal seeks Indian investment in hydro power, roads & highways

Nepal has invited Indian investments in hydro power, roads and highways and the hotel industry to give a boost to economic ties between the two countries. Huge business opportunities exist in sectors such as roads and highway, hydro power, etc, Maha Prasad Adhikari, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Investment Board Nepal (IBN),…

TBM Milestone for Hydro Power, German Company planning to launch in Nepal

Kathmandu- So many hydro power projects are under construction in the country but there are some technical and critical problem to dig the tunnel. There have any tunnel portion to construct for hydro power it is major challenges for the project. But the…

Brazil court suspends operations at two more Vale dams

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A Brazilian court has ordered Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, to suspend operations at two more dams, demanding that it prove the structures are stable. The court decision dated Friday is the latest in a series of orders forcing Vale to halt…

In rural Nepal, solar irrigation helps keep families together

Bhadri Sarki used to walk for more than an hour to fetch enough water to irrigate just one apple tree. But since a solar-powered water pump was installed in her village, about 350 km (217 miles) northwest of Nepal's capital Kathmandu, she can hydrate her whole orchard in a few hours.…

Ministry of Energy issues Rs200bn ‘Pakistan Energy Sukuk’

In an attempt to resolve Pakistan's circular debt, the Ministry of Energy issued a Rs200 billion 'Pakistan Energy Sukuk', which, according to a statement shared by Meezan Bank Limited (MBL), is "the first of its kind". As per the statement, the sukuk was issued through Power Holding Private Limited, a…