KATHMANDU, March 31: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has exported electricity worth Rs 15 billion in the last year.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has projected that the country will produce 950 MW of electricity in the current fiscal year 2023/24. The NEA is expecting 51 hydropower projects of varying capacities, both small and large, to be completed in this period, leading to the production of additional electricity.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has once again called on the local governments to settle the outstanding electricity tariffs accrued from street light usage. In a notice released today, the NEA said that the local governments nationwide owe arrears for street light electricity consumption.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has sought financial aid from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to materialize the ‘Energy Development Roadmap and Action Plan 2023.’

Nepal and Bangladesh have reached a landmark agreement on electricity tariffs, paving the way for enhanced cooperation and mutual benefit. The agreement, signed during a World Bank program in Singapore in the presence of the energy secretaries of the two countries, signifies a positive step forward in the bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries.

KATHMANDU, March 12: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) have reached an agreement on the tariff for the electricity to be exported from Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has announced power purchase agreements (PPAs) for hydropower projects up to the capacity of 10 MW.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is going to construct a 16.136 km-long 132 kV transmission line.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The electricity purchase and sale agreement between the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) could not reach a conclusion due to a disagreement on the tariff rate.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has decided to open power purchase agreements (PPA) with small hydropower companies tasked with producing up to 10 megawatt of electricity.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal sold electricity worth Rs 12.40 billion to India during mid-July and mid-January this year, which was 47.97 percent more than the figure in the same period last year.

MAHOTTARI, Feb 3: The power distribution center of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has collected over Rs 50 million in revenue in six months of the current fiscal year. A total of Rs 52.3 million was collected from fine and cable fixing.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has geared up to become a public limited company, with the authority stepping up to issue its initial public offerings (IPOs) worth Rs 60 billion.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has reconnected electricity supply to all 23 industries that have not paid dues for trunk and dedicated lines. A meeting of the board of directors of the NEA on Friday decided to reconnect the electricity lines to the industries.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The government has asked the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to resume electricity supply to the manufacturers who faced action for refusing to clear the electricity dues of the controversial dedicated feeders and trunk lines.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has published a notice saying that consumers, who have received electricity services from various structures, can pay their dues in installments up to a maximum of 60 months.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has removed 15 different projects for failing to enter into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) from its roster.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The electricity supply is going to be cut off in some places of Kathmandu today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Amid ongoing controversies over whether or not the manufacturers need to settle the premium charge that they used for dedicated and trunk lines or not, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has extended the payment period to settle discounted billing in up to 60 installments.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has arranged for consumers who used electricity from dedicated and trunk lines to pay the electricity consumption tariff through discounted billing, extending the payment period up to a maximum of 60 installments.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Engineer Ratan Bahadur Ayer has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has intensified its efforts to address outstanding payments by disconnecting power supply to an additional 14 industries that had previously utilised electricity from dedicated feeders and trunk lines but failed to fulfil their financial obligations, including fees and premiums.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The dispute between the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and industrialists, over the issue of the dues on dedicated and trunk lines, has mounted after the power utility cut electricity supply to nine manufacturers in the past few days.

In the wake of the recent power struggle between the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and industrialists leading to the halt of electricity supply to nine industries, the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has stepped forward with a sensible proposal that deserves immediate attention from the government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has cut off power supply to two more industries, reasoning that they failed to clear tariff for the dedicated and trunk lines.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The Nepal Foreign Trade Association (NFTA) has protested against the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) for disconnecting the power lines of industries that have not paid the electricity tariffs for electricity supply from the dedicated feeders and trunk lines.

PM Dahal inaugurates Inaruwa substation

December 22, 2023 14:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the Inaruwa substation of Nepal Electricity Authority today. The Inaruwa substation is considered one of the important projects for strengthening the power transmission and distribution system.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has announced that electricity supply will be disrupted at various places in Kathmandu today morning.

As Nepal's electricity export to India surges to over Rs 12.50 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year, it is high time for the nation to recognize the gold mine lying in its hydropower potential.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Upper Balephi Hydropower Project, an entity operating within the Energy Business of Golyan Group, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Shakti Bahadur Basnet has expressed concern about the progress being made in the construction of the transmission line.

NEA to add 500 more EV charging stations

November 13, 2023 10:45 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: With the increase in the import of electric vehicles (EVs), the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is going to build 500 more charging stations. The authority has planned to spend Rs 2 billion to build charging stations on the main highways and urban areas of the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: More than 2000 Electric Vehicles (EV) have availed service from the charging station of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) in a single day.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Nepal exported electricity worth Rs 11.80 billion to India during the peak production season this year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Nepal's electricity exports have seen a substantial surge, with the total value of exports reaching Rs 4.2 billion rupees in the month of Asoj (mid-September to mid-October).

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has received permission from India for the first time to sell electricity in India's Energy Exchange (IX) real-time market. Until now, NEA has been selling electricity in India’s day-ahead competitive market through a bidding process. Now on, it will be able to participate in the bidding process one hour and 15 minutes before selling the electricity in the real-time market.

NEA makes major organizational reshuffle

September 18, 2023 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has carried out a mass transfer of 104 employees. This decision made on Sunday encompasses a diverse range of positions, including directors, managers, deputy managers, assistant managers, and engineers. A majority of those transferred hold key positions within the organization.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has announced the temporary shutdown of the Syuchatar-Teku transmission line for a duration of three days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12:  The government has agreed to address the demands of the affected locals of Bojini at Sankharapur Municipality-3 in Kathmandu district.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Bowing to the pressure from the industrialists, the government once again turned its back from recovering the controversial bills of dedicated feeders and trunk lines that have long remained pending.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The ongoing dispute over dedicated and trunk line electricity has escalated to the attention of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, as it remains unresolved.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has put into operation 51 charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) built at various locations across the country. Organizing a program in Kathmandu on Wednesday, the NEA officially launched the charging stations across the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has installed 11,500 smart street lights in various cities as part of the 'Bright City Campaign'.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has given a 15-day ultimatum to the industrialists, warning them to clear their outstanding dues of using dedicated feeders and trunk lines within the stipulated time.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that power supply has been cut off for eight and a half hours at various locations in Kathmandu and Lalitpur today.

KATHMANDU, Sep 1: The Nepal Electricity Authority has announced the possibility of an eight and a half-hour power supply interruption on Saturday in various areas of Kathmandu and Lalitpur.

Building upon the NEA's success story

August 20, 2023 07:15 am

In a remarkable turn of events, Nepal has emerged from the clutches of chronic power shortages that once crippled daily life and hampered economic progress. In the past one decade, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has achieved a significant milestone in the generation and consumption of electricity, marking a transformational shift that deserves applause and proactive support from all stakeholders involved.

In an effort to tackle the persistent issue of inadequate electricity distribution and upkeep, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has embarked on an impressive journey, allocating a substantial Rs 48 billion over the past biennium to fortify its infrastructure. This decisive move not only signals an upward trajectory for the nation's electricity supply but also underscores the NEA's unwavering commitment to ameliorating the pressing concerns faced by consumers and industries due to outdated infrastructure.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Amid the ongoing problems faced by the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to provide consistent and high-quality electricity, a staggering 57.89 percent of industries have resorted to utilizing generators as an alternative power source.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) said it spent about Rs 48 billion in the past two years on infrastructure related to distribution and maintenance of electricity supply.