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Power Supply

  • NEA: 5616 MWh
  • Private Sector: 5624 MWh
  • India: 8516 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 19756 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


NOC revises petro-price

Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) on Monday has revised downward prices of petroleum products effective from Monday midnight. Birendra Goit, the spokesperson of NOC, said the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene has come down by Rs 2 per liter. Now consumers can buy petrol at Rs 112 per liter, whereas diesel…

Anti-theft locks fail to stop fuel theft

The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has started an investigation into the matter of oil theft involving a petroleum tanker that was equipped with an advanced locking system. The Nepal Police crime investigation department took charge of the case last Friday, following orders from the Home Ministry, CIB’s Deputy Inspector General…

Cross-border oil pipeline project nears completion, states NOC

If everything goes as planned, construction of the much-hyped Nepal-India Oil Pipeline Project will be completed within March, giving respite to the country which has been relying on tankers for petroleum supply. The state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has said 60 per cent of the construction work on the Nepali…

12 petrol pumps face action

Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology has taken action against 12 petrol pumps for cheating customers. The Bureau found 12 petrol pumps running in different parts of the country that they were conning customers by reducing five percent petroleum products per litre with the use of software. Those facing action…

Nepal completes nearly 80 percent of pipe laying works

Nearly 80 percent of pipe-laying works of the cross-border petroleum pipeline have been completed on Nepal’s side in the last nine months. The pipeline project started on March 9. The Nepal-India oil pipeline is 69 km long, stretching from Amlekhgunj in Nepal to Motihari in India. According to project officials,…

Government mulls second round of 2,500 MW medium-term PPA auction

Buoyed by a good response for the first tender of mid-term (3 years) power purchase agreement auction, the power ministry will bring its second round for 2,500 MW capacities to give relief to stressed power assets, Power Secretary A K Bhalla said Tuesday. A PPA is a prerequisite for getting coal supplies…

Baglamukhi Oil Stores sealed for giving short measure

The Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) on Sunday sealed Baglamukhi Oil Stores in Sano Bharyang, Kathmandu, for giving customers the short measure. The operator manipulated the software in the digital dispensing system to cheat customers by giving them up to 3.2 percent less petrol than they paid for,…

NOC hints at fuel price hike

State-owned Nepal Oil Corporation has said that the constant rise in the price of crude oil and the value of the greenback had pressured the entity financially to such an extent that it would face difficulty issuing payments to Indian Oil Corporation — the sole supplier of petroleum products to…

NOC to install locking system on all tankers

Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has planned to enforce the security locking system on all petroleum tankers that dispatch fuel to domestic petrol pumps by mid February. The oil monopoly is looking to fully implement the system in tankers dispatching fuel from NOC depots to domestic petrol pumps after installing the…

Petrol pump fined for giving short measure

The Department of Supply Management and Protection of Consumers Interest on Wednesday slapped Bhadrakali Oil Store, Gothatar with a fine of Rs200,000 for giving customers short measure. This is the first time following the enforcement of the Consumer Protection Act 2018 that the regulator has carried out spot checks on…