It’s a bare fact that our hydropower projects are spilling during off-peak hours from May to November and it is triggered by either snowmelt runoff or monsoon precipitation. The situation of having electric power or energy to generate more than the domestic demand of the country, as of now, may be of two types: daily surplus or seasonal surplus. As per the simulation results based on certain assumptions of commissioning hydropower projects, Nepal will be in the state of seasonal surplus till the year 2027 from which Nepal will be a pure exporter of power on RoY (Round-the-Year) basis.
BUTWAL, Feb 29: Entrepreneurs of Rupandehi have warned of protest after the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) issued a 35-day notice to submit the dues stating that the entrepreneurs of the Butwal-Bhairahawa industrial corridor were supplied electricity through the trunk line.
KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has reduced the electricity leakage by 9.75% in the first six months of the current fiscal year, down from 11.28% that persisted in the last fiscal year. The NEA set a target to reduce electricity leakage to 8.5% in this fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has taken initiative to resolve differences with locals of Gorkha who have been obstructing construction of 220 kV double-circuit Marsyangdi Corridor Electricity Transmission Line.
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: In a bid to upgrade its distribution system in the Kathmandu Valley, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has started the process of laying underground electric cables in number of locations of the Valley.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The government has expedited the process to procure a security printing press worth billions of rupees without competitive bidding process in the name of government to government (G2G) deal.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Consumers have started facing recurring problem of power-trips at a time the government itself has been pushing the people to increase the use of electricity for daily household needs. This has left many consumers opting to buy electrical appliances for household use highly disappointed.
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, 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, 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.
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).
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.
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, 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, 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.
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.
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.