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...}
KATHMANDU: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has backed down from its decision to remove the internet cables from electricity poles after the government entity drew widespread criticism for its move.
NEA Managing Director Kulman Ghising said the authority has withdrawn its decision to cut th...}
The Nepal Electricity Authority on Tuesday urged internet, telephone and cable companies to switch to advanced cable wires so they can share infrastructure and not have to install different cables, which has led to a tangled mess on utility poles.
The state-owned power utility had previously issu...}
The Federation of Computer Association of Nepal (CAN Federation) has urged the government bodies concerned to adopt flexible policies to check the possible rise in internet prices being sought by the internet service provider (ISP) companies.
The ISPs have been looking to increase their prices by...}
The Nepal Electricity Authority has warned internet, telephone and cable companies using its utility poles to string wires to clear up outstanding rent payments or their wires will be removed from October 1.
The state-owned power utility issued a notice on Tuesday saying that some internet servic...}
Kathmandu: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has put the construction of Arun-Inaruwa-Tingla-Mirchaiya 400 kV transmission line in its top priority to link electricity of small and medium hydel-projects of eastern-Nepal in the national grid.
This transmission line will be divided into three secti...}
KATHMANDU: Nepal’s electricity production has reached around 2,000 MW after the 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (UTHP) started full-fledged production from Sunday.
The UTHP that started its test production two months ago has now gone into its commercial production with a full-f...}
Kathmandu: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has given priority to the construction of the large reservoir and semi-reservoir hydropower projects to balance the country's electricity demand and supply.
NEA is planning to forward the construction of the 835 MW Dudhkoshi reservoir, 1,061 MW Upp...}
Bagmati: Shivam Cement Limited has yet to pay an electricity tariff worth Rs 2.3 billion, said the Nepal Electricity Authority.
The company has not paid a power tariff for the past five years, said the NEA distribution centre, Hetauda. The company headquarters is based in...}
Kathmandu: The new electricity tariff has been effective in Nepal since June last year. The new rate was announced by Nepal Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) by making some changes to the tariff rate proposed by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) in February, 2020. In a desperate attempt to en...}