KATHMANDU, August 21: Electricity worth nearly Rs 2 billion has been exported to India in the first month of the current fiscal year 2022/23. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has exported electricity worth Rs 1.84 billion in the one month period from mid-July to mid-August of the current FY.
KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has exported electricity worth Rs 2.15 billion to India in one and a half months. The authority sold electricity equivalent to the aforementioned amount at a competitive rate in the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) market.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said, before the federal parliament on Monday, that the country has been exporting electricity worth Rs 100 to 120 million to India on a daily basis. Replying to a question raised by the members of the National Assembly on the issues related to the ministry in the policy, program and budget for the upcoming fiscal year, Minister Bhusal said that Nepal has been daily selling up to 364 MW of electricity to the Indian market.
KATHMANDU, June 27: The domestic peak hour demand for electricity hit 1,876 MW on Monday due to the rise in temperature and a number of industries starting to run their production plants in maximum capacity.
KATHMANDU, June 21: The government looks forward to generating hydrogen-based electricity generation plants in collaboration with the private sector at a time when the country is facing overburden expenses to import petroleum products.
KATHMANDU, June 3: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has started exporting 39 MW of electricity to India with the onset of monsoon. The NEA has started exporting electricity generated in Nepal to India from Wednesday midnight. NEA has exported 39 MW of surplus electricity to India.
CHITWAN, May 22: The power supply system in Bharatpur Metropolis that was disrupted by the recent windstorm is yet to be fully restored. The storm hit in the late evening of Friday and uprooted trees and electric poles.
KATHMANDU, April 2: India has agreed to maintain a ceiling of Rs 19.20 (INR 12) per unit on electricity to be imported by Nepal at a time when the landlocked country has been paying up to Rs 38 per unit to India.
KATHMANDU, April 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed the need to fulfill the national resolution of 'Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali' by prioritizing and increasing the contribution of the energy sector to the economy by making power generation, consumption and export management effective.
BAGMATI, March 25y: Chief Minister (CM) of Bagmati Province, Rajendra Prasad Pandey, has expressed commitment to illuminate Bagmati Province by collaborating with the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).
KATHMANDU, March 14: About 55 percent of the households in Karnali that have access to electricity are consuming up to 20 units of free electricity. Out of 114,300 Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) customers in the province, 62,600 households are consuming free electricity.
KATHMANDU, March 13: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has agreed to supply 35 MW of electricity to Ambe Steels industry in the Nepalgunj area of Banke within a month. NEA is currently supplying about 8 MW of electricity to the steel factory.
KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The government is mulling over involving private sector hydropower producers in cross-border electricity trade, at a time when Bangladesh has expressed its will to purchase electricity from the Nepali private sector.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has started importing 70 MW of electricity daily from India. The NEA has started importing power from India after the domestic electricity could not meet the demand of peak hours due to declining production of Nepal's hydropower projects.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: A total of 33 firms have applied at the Department of Electricity Development (DoED) seeking the government approval to carry out a feasibility survey to install solar power projects.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The first phase of underground laying of electricity wires, which was targeted to be completed in two and a half years in Kathmandu, has witnessed a progress of only 40 percent in 20 months.
BAITADI, June 30: A people's representative and a local of Melauli Municipality are on a hunger strike demanding expansion of electricity. Ward member of Melauli Municipality-9 Bhim Dutta Bhatta and others are on a hunger strike saying electricity expansion has not taken place in the village. He said that the hunger strike was opted on the recommendation of locals as the supply of electricity has not reached the village.
SURKHET, March 15: Until a few years ago, 72 percent of the people of Karnali did not have access to electricity. The situation has slightly improved with the building of some small micro hydropower and solar energy projects with the formation of provincial and local level governments. Yet, 67 percent Karnali folks have no access to electricity.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has claimed that the problem of electricity tripping has reduced this year compared to last year, with an improvement in the electricity distribution system.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: India has given a positive signal that it would purchase electricity produced in Nepal. In a virtual discussion between the concerned bodies with the Ministry of Energy of Nepal and India, the Indian side said that it was willing to buy Nepal’s surplus electricity.
KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The government has waived the charge for the use of electricity through dedicated feeders and trunk lines of eight and a half months out of the total dues under the heading that the industrialists have been denying to pay for a long time.
RASUWA, Feb 23: The work of testing load flow from the Nepali side has been completed. The test is a necessary step toward the import and export of electricity from China after the construction of the inter-country transmission line, according to Nepal Electricity Authority.