RUKUM, April 23: Rukum locals and representatives are protesting against the provincial government’s decision to divert the water of Uttar Ganga Hydro Project to Kali Gandaki River. The protestors claim that the move would bring several micro hydropower projects to closure apart from affecting water availability in many areas.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 27: Upper Chaku Khola-A hydropower project with 22. 2 megawatt is all set to issue 25 percent of ordinary shares by the second week of February.

JAJARKOT, Sept 6 : Jajarkot district headquarters, Dunai Bazaar, has been in dark after the landslide disrupted supply of power generated from Jairigad Hydropower Project.

TEHRATHUM, June 29: Monsoon-triggered floods have damaged under-construction upper Khorungwa KHola hydropower project, incurring loss of about Rs 15 million.

Sankhuwsabha, June 13: An unknown group attacked the administrative office of Arun Third hydro-powerproject with socket bombs at around 8:45 pm on Tuesday night .

INDIA, May 19: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on Saturday a hydroelectric power plant in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting protest from neighbour Pakistan that says the project on a river flowing into Pakistan will disrupt water supplies.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 11: The 45 megawatt Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project, whose construction was hindered time and again because of natural disasters that hit the project one after another, will possibly take one and half more years to come into operation.

Nothing moves on Budhi Gandaki hydro

March 31, 2018 08:26 am

KATHMANDU, March 31: Prime Minister K P Oli had once indicated that under his premiership the decision of the previous government to cancel the license of China Gezhouba Group Corporation to construct the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Plant would be revised.

KATHMANDU, March 29: China will provide financial assistant to construct Trishuli-Galchhi hydropower project. The project will be constructed with the investment of Dongfang Electric Corporation of Sichuan Province.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A group of five financial institutes led by Laxmi Bank Ltd and Swet Ganga Hydropower and Construction Company has signed a facility agreement to finance the 28.1 MW run-of-the-river Lower Likhu Hydro Project, on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed the need for developing infrastructures to promote economic development. Harnessing hydropower was an infrastructure development and also constitutes a base for prosperity, she added.

Himalayan Hydro Expo from Jan 5

December 27, 2017 02:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Independent Power Producers' Association, and Nepal Expo and Event Management Service Pvt Ltd are jointly organizing 1st Himalayan Hydro Expo 2018 in Kathmandu on January 5 to 7, 2018.

DHANGADI, Dec 25: Considered as the least developed region of the country, the far west registers over 45 percent poverty. With the country implementing federalism that is expected to change the fate of all provinces, Province 7 also looks forward to rapid development.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The committee formed to sketch a draft of an estimated cost for constructing Budhi Gandaki Hydro Project has submitted a report with possible domestic investors to the government on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: A committee formed by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to produce estimated cost to construct Budhi Gandaki Hydro Power submitted its draft report to the government. The team, led by Swarnim Wagle submitted the report to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy, Kamal Thapa today.

Govt itself to build Budhigandaki Hydro

November 25, 2017 02:16 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The government has decided to build the Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project itself, using its own technology, and  state-owned power utility Nepal Electricity Authority is to be the project developer.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: At a time when the government is trying to woo more investments from China, a cabinet meeting on Monday decided to revoke the government's previous decision to award the Budhigandaki Hydroelectricity project to China's state-owned company Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC).

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The government on Monday rolled back from its earlier decision to award Budhigandaki Hydropower Project to a Chinese company nearly after six months.

RASUWA, August 28: Rasuwa is not the most developed district in Nepal, but it is prospering of late.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is currently on a five-day state visit to India, has invited his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to Nepal to inaugurate Arun III hydro project

SOLUKHUMBU, July 31: Locals of Nigale and Samle villages of Solukumbu remain quite tensed these days. Hydropower projects of upper Solu and lower Solu have taken away their peace of mind. As the ongoing projects have put their settlement at high risk of landslides, the villagers have demanded for their relocation to safer zones and due compensation.

Lower Tadi Hydro project begins

April 19, 2017 18:54 pm

NUWAKOT, April 19: A dam construction for the lower Tadi Hydro Electricity Project has begun in the Tadi River in district.

Hydro Nepal announces awards

April 1, 2017 10:50 am

KATHMANDU , March 31:  Hydro Nepal, a water, energy and environment journal, announced Thursday it was conferring the Hydro Nepal Excellence Award 2073 to Nepal Electricity Authority Managing Director Kulman Ghising. The publishing house said Ghising was awarded in recognition of his management skills in ending protracted power cuts.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Minister for Energy, Janardan Sharma, today said the government employees will be encouraged to invest in the hydro power projects.

PARSA, Jan 7: Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma urged the industrialists to take advantage by investing in the hydro power sectors as the government was encouraging the same.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma endorsed directives at midday Wednesday, opening license applications for over 150 hydropower projects in 'government reserves'. But the information had already been leaked to some hydropower developers, it has come to light.

PHALEBAS ( Parbat), Dec 3: Many of micro hydro-power projects based in rural parts of Parabat, eight are not in operation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The third annual conference and workshop of the 'Hydro Empowerment Network' of micro hydro power project entrepreneurs of South and South East Asia started here today.

ANDRITZ HYDRO to open office in Nepal

November 3, 2016 16:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The ANDRITZ HYDRO, a global supplier of electromechanical systems and services for hydropower plants has celebrated its first 'Customer Day' with a view to expanding its office in Nepal.

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 24: The Ministry of Energy has introduced a program that aims to address the existing energy crisis in the country.

GULMI, Sept 24: The Badighat River Hydro Power Project located at Neta VDC – 2 in Gulmi is yet to resume operation after a flooding in the river swept away 100 meters of canal.

PANCHTHAR, Sept 20: Many hydropower projects in Paanchthar district are now picking pace while some others are already in the final phase of construction.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Nepal and India on Friday signed an agreement for a line of credit (LoC) of US$ 750 million for post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal.

CHAUTARA, Sept 4: The Sunkoshi Hydro Power Project, which was partially damaged during a monsoon-triggered flooding in the Bhotekoshi River on July 5, has started generating additional power.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Remit Hydro Ltd (RHL) is mobilizing remittances sent by migrant Nepali workers to develop two hydropower projects -- Ghunsa Khola (71.5 MW) and Sinbuwa Khola (53.7 MW) projects.