Power Supply

  • NEA: 4378 MWh
  • Private Sector: 3994 MWh
  • India: 11383 MWh
  • Tripping: 80 MWh
  • Demand : 19835 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


Unpacking the Energy Storage Opportunity in America

Storage is rightfully one of the hottest topics in the energy industry right now. The potential benefits and profitability has prompted plenty of excitement — and questions — among industry leaders. And for good reason. Widespread deployment of energy storage, especially batteries, will increase substantially in the next few years.…

 NEA Controlled by Commission Agents

It all started in 1985, when Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) was created by amalgamating Electricity Department, Electricity Corporation and various Electricity Development Boards under the aegis of the World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB). The government entrusted NEA with the planning, construction,…

Why We Need Decentralized Renewable Energy to Power the World

As the energy sector is transforming, there is a growing consensus that sustainable energy is a catalyst for achieving most Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): it is crucial for better health, education, jobs, food production and conservation, as well as water use and quality. Today, 1…

Whither Nepal’s Water Resources?

Out of all the water on Earth, saline water in oceans/seas make up about 97% and only 3% is freshwater. Freshwater lakes like the Great Lakes of Africa, Russia and North America contain about 87% of this fresh surface water. Brazil is in…

Hydro is dead

Nepal must shake off its curse of hydro and move to a 21st century energy strategy that is in sync with evolving trends, technological change and regional context In 1907, Nepal and China both began constructing their first hydro power plants—Nepal in Pharping and China…

Evaluating Africa’s largest hydropower projects

The greatest similarity between Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is arguably their hydropower potential. Africa’s two largest rivers flow between their borders, with a major source of the Nile in Ethiopia, and the Congo River winding through the DRC. The two countries are therefore both in a prime position…

Regional Energy Cooperation for Accelerating Cross Border Electricity Trade & Investment

South Asian countries comprise of 21% of the world's population and 3.8% (US$ 2.9 trillion) of the global economy, as of 2015. South Asia (SA) remains world's fastest growing region with economic growth forecasted to gradually accelerate from 7.1 percent in 2016 to 7.3 percent in 2017. Regional Energy Cooperation…

OPINION: Reform distribution, capacity will follow

The more things seem to change in the vexed power sector, the more they remain the same. After a quarter century of putative power reforms, the policy focus remains stepping up generation, never mind that power distribution leaks revenue like a sieve thanks to reckless, politically mandated giveaways and routine theft. Power minister R K…

Path to power

We need to do adequate homework to reduce the cost of production of hydropower so that the goal of affordable energy can be achieved For the first time, the government of Nepal in May issued the whitepaper on power development with the objective of…

Letter for Kulman Ghising; Power import from India?

Dear friend Kulman Ghising ji, Some of the important matter of national interest, I must explain to you: You must be aware that Army is one of the most important entity to keep any nation independent and sovereign. Police force is to keep…