KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is going to expand and improve the electricity transmission and distribution system in the urban areas of the Kathmandu Valley and Pokhara with the concessional loan from the Japanese government.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Nepal exported electricity worth Rs 2.42 billion to India in the month of August of the current fiscal year 2022/23.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority, Kulman Ghising, has said that the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of ROR projects with a capacity of 1,500 megawatts will be opened within a few days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is signing power purchase agreements (PPAs) with hydropower projects for the production of around 1,500 MW hydroelectricity.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is constructing 1,061 MW Upper Arun Hydroelectric Project through a ‘blended financing’ model.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The government has expedited construction of cross-border transmission lines between Nepal and India to export at least 13,000 MW of electricity to India in the next five years.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has stepped up efforts to lay underground electricity lines in the major locations outside the Kathmandu Valley in a bid to improve its electricity distribution system throughout the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Veteran actor/comedian Madan Krishna Shrestha has expressed his sorrow that the government only thinks about jobs that earn a lot of income and money.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has expressed her commitment to connect electricity to everyone's house within 2 years.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: A total of 35 local levels are still deprived of the electricity supplied via the national transmission lines.

KATHMANDU, August 30: An electric-vehicle (EV) charging station built by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) at Ratnapark, Kathmandu, has come into operation from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Nepal Police (NP) and Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to construct charging stations for electric vehicles (EV) and its operation.

KATHMANDU, August 21: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has expedited the construction of 27 high-powered transmission lines, aiming to improve the quality of electricity distribution.

KATHMANDU, August 17: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal said that the profits earned by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) will be invested in the construction of infrastructures related to electricity supply.

KATHMANDU, August 11: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) earned net profit of Rs 16.09 billion in the last fiscal year, which was more than double of the amount that the public utility earned in 2020/21.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has exported electricity worth Rs 2.15 billion to India in one and a half months. The authority sold electricity equivalent to the aforementioned amount at a competitive rate in the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) market.

KATHMANDU: July 5:  Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has supplied electricity to the Rara lake area at an altitude of 2,990 meters in Mugu district of Karnali Province.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is set to remove the electrical poles in Kathmandu starting after six months. NEA, which is laying an underground distribution line in Kathmandu, is working to remove the overhead distribution lines.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has sold electricity worth Rs 1.72 billion at a competitive rate in the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) market.

BAITIDI, June 20: In Baitadi, the electricity service will be stopped for four days. According to Pawan Bhatta, Chief of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) office Baitadi, the electricity service will be halted from June 20 to June 24. The electricity supply will be disrupted because the repair work of a substation will begin.

Kathmandu, June 12 :  Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has requested the provincial government to pave the way for smooth construction of power transmission and distribution projects in 11 districts of Gandaki Province

KATHMANDU, June 11: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has incurred an average loss of Rs six million after a mentally unstable man climbed on the overhead high electrical line in Nuwakot. According to NEA, it has to bear such a loss as the Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project had to shut down after this incident.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has started exporting 39 MW of electricity to India with the onset of monsoon. The NEA has started exporting electricity generated in Nepal to India from Wednesday midnight. NEA has exported 39 MW of surplus electricity to India.

CHITWAN, May 22: The power supply system in Bharatpur Metropolis that was disrupted by the recent windstorm is yet to be fully restored. The storm hit in the late evening of Friday and uprooted trees and electric poles.

KATHMANDU, May 15: The process to construct the proposed 400 kV new Butwal-Gorakhpur second transnational transmission line between Nepal and India has moved forward. The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has got approval for foreign investment in the project.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Kulman Ghising, managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), has raised concern over the dissemination of false information regarding local elections from fake Twitter handles opened using his name and pictures.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has invited tenders to sell the surplus electricity during monsoon at competitive rates to India.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has stated that industrialists in Nepal are in huge trouble due to 12 to 16 hours of load shedding in the industrial sector. The federation issued a press release on Saturday, requesting Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to solve the problem of power outage immediately.

MORANG, April 30: Industrialists warn to lock up Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) if the problem related to electricity is not solved immediately along Sunsari-Morang Industrial Corridor. According to industrialists, NEA has disrupted power supply to the industrial area for more than 12 hours daily for the past few days without any notice.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The construction of four substations under the Marsyangdi Corridor 220 KV transmission line project is going on in full swing. Under the project, 220 KV substations are being constructed in New Bharatpur of Chitwan, Udipur of Lamjung and Khudi and Dharapani of Manang.

KATHMANDU, April 7: After negotiations for long, India finally has allowed Nepal to export 325 megawatt of power to the Indian market at a competitive rate.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Despite the government’s hype to provide adequate electricity to both households and industrial sectors citing the excess electricity production in the country, industrialists have complained of facing disruption in electricity supply in recent days.

SANDHIKHARKA, March 27: A 132 Kilovolt (KV) double circuit transmission line has been brought into operation from Motipur of Kapilvastu to Sandhikharka of Agra Kochi.

BAGMATI, March 25y: Chief Minister (CM) of Bagmati Province, Rajendra Prasad Pandey, has expressed commitment to illuminate Bagmati Province by collaborating with the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

KATHMANDU, March 25: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that it is going to buy electricity from India at Rs 38 per unit.

KATHMANDU, March 13: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has agreed to supply 35 MW of electricity to Ambe Steels industry in the Nepalgunj area of ​​Banke within a month. NEA is currently supplying about 8 MW of electricity to the steel factory.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the government enterprise that is looking forward to floating its primary shares in public, has received a ‘Double A Plus’ credit rating from ICRA Nepal Ltd.

Electricity leakage down to 14.45 percent

February 21, 2022 16:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Electricity leakage has dropped to 14.45 percent in the first six months of the current fiscal year 2021/22.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The export of electricity has increased while its import has decreased in the first six months of the current fiscal year 2021/22.

The authority recorded a profit of over Rs 12 billion in the first six months of the current fiscal year

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has been able to reduce electricity leakage in its distribution system to 9.10 percent during mid-July and mid-December this fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Owners of electric vehicles (EVs) can now keep additional electric equipment to charge their vehicles at their home or office as Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has now decided to allow people concerned to upgrade electricity supply for the purpose.

BENI, Jan 7: A contract agreement has been signed for the construction of the Dandakhet-Rahughat Transmission Line Project of 132 KV capacity. The transmission line is being developed by Nepal Electricity Authority.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Managing Director Kulman Ghising has said that the recent rainfall and a sharp drop in the mercury level is the main reason behind the frequent power cuts and circuit overloading in many areas of the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has been successful in reducing the leakage in the system to 14.35 percent in the first four months of the current fiscal year 2021/22. NEA has managed to reduce the leakage of the system from 17.18 percent in the last fiscal year by 2.83 percentage points to 14.35 percent in the last four months of the current fiscal year through regular campaigns for power supply and control of technical and non-technical leakages.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Bidhyut Byapar Company, a subsidiary of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), has received the government’s permission to carry out cross-border trading of electricity.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Kulman Ghising, has said that there is fluctuation of electricity in Kathmandu due to increase in electricity consumption across the country.

CHITWAN, Dec 23: Power supply to the under-construction Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium has been cut after it failed to pay electricity tariff dues.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: In a bid to increase domestic consumption of electricity, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has consented to provide 10 industrial units with 150.5 MW of electricity.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: All billing counters of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have been closed from today till December 20.