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Power Supply

             
  • NEA: 10172 MWh
  • Private Sector: 8885 MWh
  • India: 811 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 19868 MWh
  • Soure : NEA

Opinion

Death of Nepali Hydro

There was much euphoria after India and Nepal reached an agreement on the new 400 kV Butwal-Gorakhpur cross-border transmission line. Government hailed it as a breakthrough, saying that it will lead to Nepali hydro power exports. The private sector body, Independent Power Producers’ Association, Nepal (IPPAN), went further stating that…


Myths about climate change

In the first part of the climate change myth series, published two weeks ago, I discussed five misconceptions floating around about climate change that have stalled climate mitigation progress. In this second part to the series, I take on four more myths that need to be broken down for effective global…


Renewable Energy In Bangladesh: Target And Reality

Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority- SREDA has been formed on 10th December 2012 as a nodal agency to promote, facilitate and disseminate sustainable energy. Earlier, different ministries and departments, including the Bangladesh Power Development Board- BPDB, the Rural Electrification Board- REB, the Local Government Engineering Department- LGED, and some…


Nuclear Waste Is A Global Threat In Today’s World

Nuclear waste is a radioactive byproduct of nuclear fission. Nuclear fission is a process when one atom of a fuel used in nuclear power plants splits in tiny particles. For example, a commonly used nuclear fuel is uranium, which splits in two fission byproducts. The atomic nuclei of these two…


Myths about climate change

The world’s rapidly changing climate poses an existential threat to humanity and other sentient beings. While neutralising and reversing these threats requires unequivocal collective commitment from humanity, there is some misinformation out there that is undermining such efforts. In this column, the first part of the climate myth series, I…


Challenges of investing in Hydro Power Sector of Nepal

Kathmandu; Nepal is a blessed country in terms of natural resources. Even though country’s topography has been biggest challenge for infrastructure developments, same is the greatest gifts for various needs including power. We have a huge hydropower potential. Perennial nature of our rivers and…


Transboundary water governance

There are two themes of development concern to Nepal and the larger Hindu Kush Himalaya. First, how do we harness the potentials of water for clean energy while minimising the loss of life and property from disasters? Second, how can we better manage our transboundary commons? Human civilisation and its…


Transboundary water governance

There are two themes of development concern to Nepal and the larger Hindu Kush Himalaya. First, how do we harness the potentials of water for clean energy while minimising the loss of life and property from disasters? Second, how can we better manage our transboundary commons? Human civilisation and its…


Electrifying Nepal

How can we get electricity faster to Nepalis in a more sustainable way, while having it positioned for the future? Distributed generation is the answer A recent electricity access study published by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has found that 77.82 percent of households now receive electricity from NEA. Sudurpaschim province…


Reducing fossil fuel consumption in Nepal

Asia is driving the change towards the consumption of renewable energy. China has the world’s largest fleet of wind and solar plants; therefore, it rightly owns the coveted title of the world’s largest exporter of clean energy technology. India has set an ambitious priority to invest in building renewable energy…


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