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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority Kulman Ghising has said that Nepal is gradually heading towards becoming self-reliant in electricity.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23:With elimination of load-shedding, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has now shifted its focus on construction of transmission line and substations across the country for smooth power supply.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has announced that landlords cannot charge their tenants higher tariff on electricity than the normal charges set by the authority.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The government has unveiled its ambitious plan of providing electricity to every household of the country within three years.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has announced that digitizing its services will be the priority of the state-owned power authority for the current fiscal year.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Nepal Electricity Authority has earned more than Rs seven billion in the last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU July 21: The Public Account Committee (PAC) under the House of Representatives (HoR) has constituted a sub-committee on the issues relating to the collection of dues to be raised from several industries for the use of dedicated and trunk line services of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

RASUWA, July 7: Upper Trishuli 'A' Hydropower Project (60 MW) has said that the project will not be able to start commercial generation within the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, June 30: A tussle between Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and local level units regarding use of land and payment for street lights has left electricity dues worth six billion in quandary.

BARA, June 11: Consumers, who reached the Kalaiya-based distribution center of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Monday with their grievances, were beaten up by the staffers.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is all set to install 10 charging stations for electric automobiles across the valley within the next 6 months.

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KATHMANDU, May 21: The Patan High Court on Sunday ordered five industrial firms to pay electricity tariff of dedicated lines/trunk lines as determined by the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

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KATHMANDU, May 8: Three professional bodies of private sector have criticized the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) for billing industries for electricity that they did not consume.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) informed that its plan of generating 20 MW solar power from Devighat in Trishuli will materialize by the end of November.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Managing Director Kulman Ghising on Monday said that certain forces, which forced people to live without electricity for as long as 16 hours a day for over a decade, were trying to weaken him.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Electricity supply has been restored in urban areas of Parsa and Bara through alternative supply system. However, it won't be possible to immediately resume power supply to rural areas, according to Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

KATHMANDU, April 1: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has confirmed that there is no report of human casualties from electrocution so far in the storm hit districts.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority Kulman Ghising will be travelling to Upper Tamakoshi project site in Dolakha every month for monitoring of the project.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has started work to put power lines underground.

NEA, Jal Urja sign PPA

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KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and Jal Urja Pvt Ltd have reached Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has expressed its sadness over the losses of valuable lives in the Friday tragedy in which a bus carrying members of a wedding party touched a live electric wire at Kothiya Baltiya of Sabaila municipality-4, Dhanusha.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Wednesday arrested three officials including Electrical Supervisor Badrinath Neupane of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Mulpalni branch on the charge of taking bribe.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: A task force has been formed to solve the problems facing the Koshi corridor transmission line project in Dharan area.

KATHMADU, Dec 30: A contract for the first section (New Khimiti-Bahrabise) under the Tamakoshi-Kathmandu 400 KV transmission line has been cancelled, citing the violation of the terms and conditions.

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has in the first five months of the current fiscal year signed the power purchase agreement (PPA) with 52 hydropower projects.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: A board meeting of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has decided to lift 'take and pay' provision in the power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed with independent power producers.

SURKHET, Nov 17: Even after taking Rs 1.4 million as an advance in a contract worth Rs 14.2 million, a construction company owned by a mayor in Surkhet district has failed to make any progress in an electricity transmission line project. The project’s completion deadline expired three years ago.

GORKHA, Oct 30: Nepal Electricity Authority's (NEA) electricity distribution center in Gorkha in has intensified search for those stealing electricity.

BIRJUNG, Sept 30: Random installation of private transformers on the roadsides of Birgunj is troubling pedestrians and vehicles, as several bank, hotels, industries and business organizations have installed transformers on roadside footpaths. Nepal Electric Authority (NEA) is supplying electricity on such illegally installed transformers.

PASHUPATINAGAR, Sept 13: Power supply in the hilly districts of eastern region has been disrupted for past 24 due to some technical glitches in the central transmission line. Electricity supply was halted in Ilam, Panchthar and Taplejung districts after the wires of two transmission lines of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) were disconnected.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Dhalkebar charge substation of Mujaffarpur- Dhalkebar transmission line of Dhanusha has come into operation since yesterday night.

UDAYAPUR, July 18: After being compelled to stay without electricity for three weeks, locals of Triyuga Municipality, Khaijanpur encircled the office of the National Electricity Authority (NEA) here Tuesday accusing NEA of not repairing a damaged transformer.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has signed power purchase agreement (PPA) with Tanahu Hydropower Company Ltd (THCL) having capacity of 140 MW.

MYAGDI, June 7: Police arrested four for vandalizing the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Beni Distribution Center for enforcing power outage for more than eight hours for past three days.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Power outage does not exist in any part of the country except in industrial corridor, the Nepal Electricity Authority has said.

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.

NEA to decide on best route in 3 weeks

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KATHMANDU, Feb 25: A technical team of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) will soon choose the best viable and feasible route of cross-border transmission line to connect with Tibet’s Kerung, according to a bilateral agreement signed between Nepal and China in Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Managing Director Kulman Ghising has warned that the electric utility could cut off power supply to various areas of Lalitpur if people there do not cooperate to control electricity theft.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Sunday said that it would provide electricity supply to the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Bhairahawa by mid-April. It also maintained that it has arranged power supply to industries that are in the process of setting up plants in SEZ.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Police have arrested two thugs on the charge of swindling people of Rs 1 million promising them jobs in the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to continue with the construction of basic physical infrastructures including the installation of towers in various districts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has begun performance evaluation agreement with officers to upgrade the quality in service provided by the organization.  NEA will start its first phase agreement with the staffs of Direct Customer Service (DCS) department.