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Power Supply

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


Year of hope

Our vote wasn’t a statement for or against India. It wasn’t a statement for or against China. It was a vote for hope There has never been a better time to be a Nepali. After decades of turbulent political transformation, the successful completion of the…

Alternatives for Budhi Gandaki

Since its inception, Budhi Gandaki Hydroelectric Project (BGHEP) has been proposed as the definitive means to resolve Nepal’s power crisis. But the actual execution of BGHEP has been characterized by indecision and missteps. Initially, the government of Nepal intended to build BGHEP as a 1,200 MW storage project that would…

Investment Opportunities in Hydropower in Nepal

The global call for cleaner and renewable energy use has never been stronger than it is now. With the signing of the Paris climate accord by the United Nations of which Nepal is a signatory, drastic measures are being employed to ensure energy security…

Solar power

One Saturday morning, I was walking to a nearby shop where I saw a few people waiting for the jeep that delivered milk. As they had to cool their heels for a little long, one of these men, initiated the talk on instillation of street lights. I was drawn to…

Bhutan lessons

Nepal has a lot to learn from Bhutan on how to, and how not to, deal with India on hydropower. The 1949 Treaty of Friendship between India and Bhutan strengthened India’s influence on Bhutan’s foreign and defense policies. The treaty’s revision in 2007 gave…

Hands on with Windows 10’s Story Remix, the new tool to make your photos pop

Microsoft’s Story Remix was expected to be one of the highlights of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and it lives up to that promise, combining the existing, excellent Photos app with a video and slideshow editor that adds transitions, music, and even fantastic 3D animations. Remember how Paint 3D…

969-MW Neelum Jhelum project begins filling reservoir

The Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority (WPDA) has begun filling the reservoir for the 969-MW Neelum Jhelum hydropower project. According to the utility, the project has completed constructing the 160-meter-long by 60-meter-high concrete gravity dam allowing reservoir impoundment that began today with regulating closure of spillway gates. Water level…

Renewable energy: Huge potentials

In 2015, Nepal and the World Bank signed an agreement to invest USD 130 million to develop a 25 MW solar project that will eventually be connected to the national grid. It is the largest renewable energy plant planned in the country It has no oil, gas, or coal reserves,…

Achieving Energy Security In Bangladesh

Introduction: Availability and uninterrupted supply of energy at an affordable rate is inevitable for the sustainable social and economic development and growth of the country. Accessibility, affordability and reliability of the sources of energy are fundamentals to energy security. Energies are obtained from various sources and utilized in various purposes.…

Government fails to recognize genuine investors !

The government has issued permission for the feasibility study of 208 hydropower projects of a total capacity of 10,053 MW until August 9 since the enactment of the Electricity Act, 1992. During this period, a total of 138 projects have received permission to generate…