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Power Supply

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


Energy exchange crucial for regional development: Minister Pun

Kathmandu; Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun has reiterated that energy exchange is crucial to drive regional development. “Energy development is imperative to economic progress and its importance has been growing.” said Minister Pun addressing the participants of the two-day Power Summit which kicked-off in Kathmandu on Thursday.…

UT-1 Financial Closure Concludes, Largest FDI in Hydro Power

Kathmandu- IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and a consortium of other lenders finalized a $453 million debt financing package that will support the construction of a landmark hydro electric power project in central Nepal.The project will increase Nepal's electricity supply by one-third from today's levels and provide…

SJVN investing Rs 7,000 cr in commissioning ‘Bhakra Dam’ of Nepal

Shimla- Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) is investing about Rs 7,000 crore in power generation and transmission in Nepal, a top company official said on Saturday. The amount, which is equivalent to 11,200 crore Nepalese rupees, is the highest ever invested so far in Nepal by any company in the world, SJVN Chairman and…

The clean-energy fast track

LONDON – The global transition from carbon-intensive fossil fuels to cleaner, more reliable renewables like wind and solar is already well underway. But the big question—for the 2020s and beyond—is how fast it will happen. A slow transition would mean that energy-sector incumbents continue to flourish, and we would all…

Solar power could replace all US hydro dams using ‘just 13% of the space’

Banks of solar panels would be able to replace every electricity-producing dam in the US using just 13% of the space, according to a new study. The researchers say this “surprisingly modest” figure provides a “tantalising” vision of what could be achieved if the nation phased out a power source…

Final test of state-owned Kulekhani 3 delayed

kathmandu- The final trial run of Kulekhani 3 plant in Makawanpur has been pushed back amid delays in the arrival of a team of Chinese technicians associated with the hydro and electro-mechanical contractor, Jheijian Jialin Company. “The technicians hired by the Chinese contractor have not arrived yet despite multiple summons by…

Andhra Pradesh: Energy bulletin to play watchdog role for monitoring power supply

Vijayawada- The state government has decided to use the energy bulletin as a watchdog on the overall power supply situation in the state. Speaking to officials of the energy department on Sunday, the minister for energy Balineni Srinivas Reddy said that the government is aims to realise cost-effective and quality power supplywith zero interruptions. He further said the…

Brazil to support construction of four new hydropower plants

Brazil has included four hydropower plants among the projects that will receive support as part of the country's investment partnerships program, called Programa de Parcerias de Investimentos or PPI. According to BNamericas, the government's support will come in the form of environmental licensing studies for the 650-MW Bem Querer, 140-MW…

Bangladesh Govt stops renewal of costly rental plants

Dhaka- The government has stopped renewing the tenure of costly oil-fired rental power thanks to the country’s surplus electricity generation capacity. “We now have around 50 per cent surplus capacity against the demand. So we stopped renewing the rental oil-fired power plants,” Power Division senior secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus told…

Agreement on 2,560 MW Sunkosh still eludes two countries

As the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Bhutan there will be a slew of projects being launched and MoUs signed but silent in all this is the 2,560 MW Sunkosh project which Bhutan has been pushing since the term of three elected governments. The project is important because it…