Stakeholders have emphasised the importance of adopting energy-efficient appliances to reduce the cost of production and make the country’s economy competitive. They said enhancing energy efficiency was like generating power and urged one and all to focus on using energy-efficient technologies...}
Nepal until 2017 was power-starved, facing outages up to 18 hours a day. The country now has surplus energy, but it does not have a concrete plan to export power. As a result, between 200MW and 600MW of electricity is being wasted daily during different times.
An estimated 800MW of electrici...}
Pakistan-What the renowned American hydro expert David Lilienthal wrote in 1951 holds true even today: “No armies with bombs and shellfire could divest a land so thoroughly as Pakistan could be devastated by the simple expedient of India’s permanently shutting up the source of water that...}
Beijing [China]: After Beijing's surprise announcement that it would become carbon neutral by 2060, one of the most pressing challenges for China to meet its pledge to pivot towards renewables is overhauling its electricity grid that is the world's largest, say analysts and officials.
Mumbai: The lockdowns on account of an increase in Covid-19 cases in various states can impact all-India energy demand growth recovery in 1Q FY22 although demand is expected to be higher due to lower base effect, according to India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
In March, the all-India...}
Kathmandu- Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has started purchasing electricity directly from the Indian Energy Exchange market at competitive rates.
The NEA has started importing 200 to 250 MW of electricity through the Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur interstate transmission line by purchasing the e...}
ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Friday approved reduction from 17 to 12-13 per cent in the Return on Equity (RoE), Return on Equity during Construction (RoEDC), Operation & Maintenance and Insurance components of a total of 12 renewable independent power pr...}
Acute energy shortages has been one of South Asia’s major challenges. And given the distribution of natural resources, regional electricity trade has long been touted as the obvious solution. This has been a hot topic at regional forums in South Asia including the South Asian Association for R...}
LONDON: In the 14th Five-Year Plan, approved by the National People's Congress this month, China has outlined energy and climate policies for the next decade that are an extension of current strategy rather than a radical departure.
The Five-Year Plan (FYP-14) recommits the government in very...}
KATHMANDU: India is working to promote a sub-regional energy hub comprising Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and India to meet its energy needs, foreign secretary of India, Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said.
Delivering his remarks during the inauguration of the South Asia Group on Energ...}