NEPALGUNJ, Sept 9: Tens of thousands of households in several parts of Nepalgunj have been deprived of power supply as the ongoing electrification projects have not yet been completed.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21:The government has asked all concerned to report to Energy Minister Barsha Man Pun’s Personal Secretariat or the central office of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) if there is disruption in the power supply without a notice in advance.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has managed to earn a profit of Rs 11.6 billion in the last fiscal year 2019/20, according to the financial statement made public on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barshaman Pun has said that the Nepal Electricity Authority’s (NEA) success has also added challenges.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has increased the capacity of its substations at Damak in Jhapa and Bardaghat in Nawalparasi to make the power supply systematic, reliable and effective.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has decided to exempt late charges on electricity bills if consumers are able to clear the outstanding due by July 22.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Around 800,000 households who are Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) consumers are likely to get electricity for free.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has made online meter reading available for its consumers. With the lockdown into effect, the NEA staffers are unable to visit houses for meter reading.

Anxiety of surplus electricity

May 22, 2020 14:00 pm

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.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The halt in industrial activities in the country due to the ongoing lockdown is expected to cause Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) a monthly loss of around Rs 2 billion.

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.

NEA employees launch new campaign

December 20, 2019 19:07 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) National Employees Union has launched the 'Smooth Service, Clean NEA' national campaign.

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.

NEA mulls 15% power tariff hike

November 14, 2019 07:35 am

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 26: Tihar, also known as Deepawali or the festival of lights started today.

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.

Electrifying Nepal

September 22, 2019 01:00 am

How can we get electricity faster to Nepalis in a more sustainable way, while having it positioned for the future? Distributed generation is the answer

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.

Let Kulman Ghising work

May 23, 2019 02:00 am

Those who started living in Kathmandu three years ago may have taken uninterrupted power supply at their homes for granted.

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).

Disintegration of business

May 21, 2019 01:30 am

Efforts by industries to contest the retroactive electricity bills raised by Nepal Electricity Authority illustrates how businesses have lost control of their narrative

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

February 16, 2019 10:48 am

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.