KATHMANDU, March 30: India and Bangladesh have expressed their commitments to work together on importing Nepal's energy, with India willing to allow transmission of electricity to Bangladesh via its territory.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are scheduled to jointly lay the foundation stone of the Arun III hydropower project during the latter's two-day state visit to Nepal beginning  May 11.

UDAYAPUR, APRIL 12: Triyuga Municipality of Udayapur district has unveiled plan to install 100 MW solar photo voltaic plant.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and the companies it has been looking after are to produce 800 MW power within the next 18 months.

KATHMANDU, September 11: The government has forwarded power purchase process for purchasing electricity generated from two sugar mills.

KATHMANDU August 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a state visit to India, and his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi has jointly inaugurated Raksaul-Parwanipur and Kusha-Kataiya inter-country transmission lines.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Ruling coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) has proposed to request Chinese government to build hydropower projects having combined capacity of 5,000 MW in any river basin in Built and Transfer (BT) model.

PPAs for 5,000 MW in the pipeline

June 18, 2017 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, June 17: Hydropower producers are waiting for the signing of the power purchase agreement (PPA) with Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) for various hydropower projects of nearly 5,000 megawatt of electricity.

KATHMANDU, May 21: The government has granted approval to the Employees Provident Fund for the construction of 680-MW Karnali Hydropower Project on its funding.

MYAGDI, April 26: Darbang Kalika Hydro Pvt Ltd is planning to mobilize local capital to build Darbang-Myagdi Khola Hydropower Project (25 MW).

KATHMANDU, April 18: Energy minister Janardan Sharma has unveiled an ambitious plan to produce 17000 MW within the next seven years.

KATHMANDU, JAN 29: An additional 25 MW of electricity will be added to the national grid through the Muzaffarpur-Dhalkebar cross-border transmission line from coming Wednesday (February 1).

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: A study has showed that the country would demand 50,000 mega watt electricity by 2040.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Nepal has signed a fresh agreement to import an additional 80 MW of electricity with India.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Power Summit 2016 concluded in Kathmandu on Friday with a commitment to generate 10,000 MW of hydropower in the next ten years.

PANCHTHAR, Nov 29: Construction work of Hewa 'A' Hydropower Project (15 MW) has been completed.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The national grid is to get an additional 45 MW in the next 18 months.

KATHMNDU, Aug 24: Hydropower producers of up to 100 MW will soon not have to wait for the decisions of the Ministry of Energy (MoE) for permission carrying out survey studies, building the power plants and generating electricity.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) hopes to add 185 MW of electricity to the national grid in the current fiscal year.