The Nepal Electricity Authority appears to be in a fix over its plan to sell 200MW of electricity to India through a five-month-long power purchase agreement, after one of the Indian companies made two separate bids.
Manikaran Power Limited has quoted INR4.86 (Rs7.77) per unit for 100MW, the high...}
The NHPC Limited, an Indian government hydropower board under the Ministry of Power, has submitted a proposal to develop the West Seti Hydropower Project.
Multiple officials confirmed to the Post that the Investment Board Nepal has received a formal proposal from the NHPC Limited, formerly...}
Nepal’s reliance on India for electricity has continued even as the country has been exploring options to export power to the southern neighbour.
But lately, supply from the south has stopped during the night, leading to disruption of power to industrial firms in certain regions.
Purusottam Ojha, a former commerce secretary, still remembers the scorn from some Indian officials over Nepal’s proposal on a transit arrangement for energy, especially for landlocked countries, about two decades ago.
During the ministerial meeting of the landlocked countries in Almaty, Kaz...}
Factories in the Birgunj-Pathlaiya industrial corridor clanked to a stop on Wednesday after the Nepal Electricity Authority switched off the power because of a drop in imports from India.
Nepal's energy generation plunges to less than half of peak hour demand during the dry season because o...}
The World Bank’s decision to discontinue its aid for two transmission line projects—400kV Hetauda-Dhalkebar-Inaruwa and 220kV Hetauda-Bharatpur-Bardaghat—amid continued delays in their completion has brought to the fore, once again, the challenges in constructing energy infrastruct...}
Nepal has cross-border transmission lines with Indian states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, but the only Indian state not connected with Nepal by a transmission line is West Bengal.
The two countries decided to conduct a study on the feasibility of constructing a cross border...}
Once starved for power, Nepal now is an energy surplus country in the monsoon, thanks to the completion of a number of hydropower plants.
The installed capacity has crossed 2,000 megawatts as of the first half of the fiscal year 2021-22, ending mid-January, according to the Nepal Electricity Auth...}
As Nepal’s private sector plans to sell electricity in India’s power exchange market, its southern neighbour has communicated to the independent power producers that they must ensure there will be no Chinese components in their hydropower projects.
Multiple private sector power develo...}
Nepal Power Exchange Limited and India’s Manikaran Power Limited on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding on energy trading.
The deal ends the monopoly of the state-owned power utility—Nepal Electricity Authority—in energy trade.
Observers see Monday’s development...}