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Power Supply

  • NEA: 6859 MWh
  • Private Sector: 7354 MWh
  • India: 3034 MWh
  • Tripping: 5 MWh
  • Demand : 17252 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


Nepal restores $2.5-billion hydropower plant contract to Chinese firm

Nepal’s new government has reversed its predecessor's decision and has asked China Gezhouba Group Corporation to build the nation’s biggest hydropower plant, an official said on Sunday, as it seeks to woo Chinese investment in its ailing infrastructure. The $2.5 billion deal with the Gezhouba Group to build the Budhi…

NEA signs PPA with Kunban Khola Hydro Project

Kathmandu- Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Kunban Khola Hydropower Project (KKHP) to purchase 20 MW of electricity generated by the project. Sushil Pokharel Executive Chairman of Shusmit Energy Pvt. Ltd. promoter of the project and Jagadishwor Man Singh Deputy Managing Director directorate of…

Bangladesh India to open 2nd gridline Sept 10

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are going to inaugurate the second Indo-Bangla power gridline on September 10. “The premiers of Bangladesh and India will inaugurate the second Indo-Bangla gridline through videoconferencing on September 10,” state minister for power and energy Nasrul Hamid told on Sunday.…

Nepal, Bangladesh sign agreement to work together to develop energy

The governments of Nepal and Bangladesh have signed a memorandum of understanding on power exchange cooperation, under which a joint executive committee and joint technical group would be formed for bilateral collaboration. A crucial discussion on the agenda at this meeting was the investment modality in Nepal’s hydropower, according to…

Power trade to contribute to SAARC progress

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said power trade through regional cooperation will contribute to the progress of the SAARC region. “SAARC framework agreement for energy cooperation (Electricity) has been signed, while BIMSTEC has been working to increase cooperation,” he said at a seminar on…

Barapukuria Power Plant stopped due to Lack of Coal

Power generation from the Barapukuria Coal-fired Thermal Power Plant of Dinajpur has completely stopped on yesterday for an indefinite period. Prior to the shutdown, the power plant was operating on stock coal-supply which came to an end unexpectedly on Sunday which forced the last unit of the plant to stop…

July 8, 2018 Bangladesh’s electricity generation crosses 11,000 MW for first time

ower generation crossed a milestone of 11,000 megawatts for the first time in Bangladesh. The Power Development Board or PDB said Bangladesh generated 11,059MW of electricity around 9pm on Satarday. “Power generation has been increasing for the last few days,” said PDB spokesman Md Saiful Islam. The demand for power…

PPA auction for stressed power stations gets bids for 2,200 mw

New Delhi: Sembcorp Energy, Jaiprakash Associates, IL&FS and RKM PowerGen are among eight companies that responded to the government’s pilot scheme to aggregate and auction power purchase agreements (PPAs), to help them generate electricity from idling plants and repay loans. Bids were received for 2,200 mw PPAs against 2,500 mw offered by the government.…

Bangladesh Energy and Power Summit 2018

A two-day “Bangladesh Energy and Power Summit 2018” will be held in Dhaka on June 26-27, aimed at discussing the problems and potentials of the energy sector as well as sharing knowledge of experts and experiences from across the world.  Adviser to Prime Minister on Power, Energy and Mineral Resources…

Europe’s first solar panel recycling plant opens in France

French water and waste group Veolia has opened what it says is Europe's first recycling plant for solar panels and aims to build more as thousands of tonnes of ageing solar panels are set to reach the end of their life in coming years. The new plant in Rousset, southern France, has a contract with solar…