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Power Supply

  • NEA: 354 MW
  • Private Sector: 194 MW
  • India: 476 MW
  • Loadshedding: 265 MW
  • Demand : 1289 MW
  • Soure : NEA


India sets up special committee to address Bhutan’s CBTE concerns

In what could be an important development for Bhutan’s hydropower sector, the Indian government has set up a special taskforce committee headed by the Power Secretary of India to address Bhutan’s concerns over its Cross Border Trade in Electricity guidelines (CBTE). The committee was set up on 29th December 2017…

Sino-Taiwanese JV to prepare project report fro Upper Arun

The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has appointed a Sino-Taiwanese joint venture to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) of the Upper Arun Hydropower Project. The state-owned power utility on Monday signed a contract with the joint venture of CSPDR and Sino Tech to prepare the DPR and bid documents of…

87 Percent of People are Satisfied With Electricity

87 percent people are satisfied using electricity. And 13 percent of the people are dissatisfied. But only 11 percent people are very satisfied. According to a survey by the Bureau of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), this information has been released. Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (EPRC) has cooperated…

NEA says Bhairahwa SEZ not starting work to build substation

Maintains that it was already providing power supply to industries preparing to set up plants in SEZ. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Sunday said that it would provide electricity supply to the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Bhairahawa by mid-April. It also maintained that it has arranged power supply to…

World Bank Support $440 Million

The Government of Nepal and the World Bank today signed three financing agreements for $440 million in Kathmandu to invest in the country’s post-earthquake housing reconstruction, livestock innovation, and technical education and vocational training.  The agreements were signed by Finance Secretary Shankar Prasad Adhikari and World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh, Nepal and…

Mott MacDonald, China Gezhouba sign agreements for collaboration

Mott MacDonald and the China Gezhouba International Engineering Corp. have signed strategic collaboration and framework agreements, with an eye on partnerships developing dams, hydroelectric plants, roads, bridges and other civil infrastructure. The London-based consulting group Mott MacDonald has had its hand in the engineering, management and development of a number…

China’s new energy vehicle market continues sharp expansion

China's new energy vehicle market recorded another year of rapid growth in 2017 with both sales and production surging more than 50 percent annually, data from the country's auto industry association showed. A total of 777,000 new energy vehicles were sold in the Chinese market last year, up 53.3 percent…

Entrepreneur invents solar & electric incubator for mushroom cultivation

Karsang Dorji, an entrepreneur based in Thimphu, has designed solar and electric incubators to help in year round cultivation of Shiitake mushrooms. “Those interested in Shiitake mushroom cultivation need not wait for seasonal or altitude suitability to grow the mushrooms during winter; it can be grown anywhere without such limitations.…

Final report released with reasons behind Oroville Dam spillway

Below are some telling statements surrounding the spillway incidents at Oroville Dam in California, U.S., that occurred in February 2017: “The Oroville Dam spillway incident was caused by a long-term systemic failure of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), regulatory, and general industry practices to recognize and address inherent…

Nepal holds hydropower expo, seven Chinese companies participate

Hunan Allonward Hydro-Generating Equipment Co. Ltd, a hydro-electric equipments manufacturer from China, started supplying its products to Nepal since 2009. Starting to supply equipments for micro-hydro projects, the company's equipments have now already been used in over 35 hydropower projects ranging from smaller projects to mid capacity projects up to…