RASUWA, Dec 22: The government of China has agreed to purchase electricity produced in Nepal. During a joint technical meeting between Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) on Saturday, the Chinese government has signed an agreement to purchase electricity from Nepal after the construction of Nepal-China cross-border transmission line. The SGCC is the state-owned electric utility monopoly of China.
RASUWA, Nov 17: The Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project is starting commercial generation of electricity from Monday. The project is starting commercial generation after eight and a half years of initiation of the project.
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is planning to add new transformers as a strategy to increase the power consumption. The NEA came up with such plan to maintain the electrical load to 50% to let the consumers use as much electricity as they need.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is mulling a hike in electricity tariff at a time when the government is trying to reduce fuel imports and check the ever-widening trade deficit through increased production and use of electricity.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The Electricity Regulatory Commission has drafted a directive to streamline fixing of electricity tariff by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), amid ongoing scuffle between the state-owned power utility and industrialists on the rationale of paying premium charge dues on commercial use of electricity.
KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Managing Director of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Kulman Ghising has urged the private sector to join hands with the NEA in its efforts to maintain energy efficiency effectively.
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is planning to sign performance agreement with its staff to control power leakage and bring improvements in the service delivery and customer service.
For the first time in its history, Nepal looks poised to realize its famed hydro power potential.
Load shedding [grid blackouts] has ended. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the national power utility, is profitable. There is a strong pipeline of new hydropower plants. Rural electrification is expanding rapidly. This newfound confidence has led Government to double its generation plans for the next decade from 10,000 MW to 20,000 MW.
KATHMANDU, Sept 13: With the rising number of electric vehicles on the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is planning to instal 50 charging stations for electric vehicles across all seven provinces within a year and a half.
Kanchanpur, June 9: A powerful storm that hit the Kanchanpur district in Far West State, with its neighbour Kailali, a few days ago, caused a loss of over Rs 7.5 million to the Nepal Electricity Authority. As it largely damaged electric poles, cables and transformers there.
KATHMANDU, April 21: When it comes to proper management and timely completion, solar power projects of the country are no better than hydropower projects. The government’s plan to generate 51 MW electricity by harnessing solar power is most likely to be mired in delays and deadline extensions.
KATHMANDU, April 18: Two 'sick' hydropower projects being developed by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) are on the last leg of construction. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that Kulekhani III and Upper Trishuli 3A will start power generation by mid-July.
KATHMANDU, April 8: Work on Koshi Corridor Transmission Line has resumed after the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has resolved differences with the locals of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City.
According to officials of the power utility, the local unit now has no objection over building transmission line on the route finalized by the NEA.
KATHMANDU, March 14: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsaman Pun has assured the private sector of a viable energy market, at a time when the country’s independent power producers (IPPs) are not so confident about the market.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Kulman Ghising, Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority, has been felicitated for his significant work to resolve the acute power crisis ailing the country for over a decade.
KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Dharan sub-metropolis has obstructed the work of Koshi Corridor Transmission Line, claiming that the double circuit 220 KVA line will damage the potential of paragliding from Chundanda. The local body is also not happy that the 105-kilometer-long line passes through Gorkha Park.
RASUWA, Sept 17: Upper Sanjen Hydropower Project has achieved 68 percent progress in physical works, according to officials of the project. The project is being implemented by Sanjen Jalvidhyut Company Limited -- a subsidiary of Chilime Hydropower Company Limited. Chilime is promoted by Nepal Electricity Authority -- the state-owned power utility.
KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Executive Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Kulman Ghising has said that preparations are ongoing to ensure quality power supply in the key government offices in the near future.