Nepal Purbadhar

आइतवार, बैशाख २, २०८१
Sunday, April 14, 2024

आइतवार, बैशाख २, २०८१
Sunday, April 14, 2024

Bhim Gautam

Bhim Gautam

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The future energy journey is challenging for the private sector, which was made a proud history in three decades

The future energy journey is challenging for the private sector, which was made a proud history in three decades

After the introduction of the Electricity Act in 2049 and the regulations in 2050, the top officials of the then Electricity Authority used to say to those who pressed for its implementation, 'The private sector

Power Summit 2023
Difficulties to raise investment in the construction of large hydropower projects

Difficulties to raise investment in the construction of large hydropower projects

KATHMANDU : In terms of electricity production, the 1061 MW upper Arun identified in the Arun River is considered to be a very attractive semi-reservoir hydropower project. If the construction can be completed within the

Power Summit 2023
Use of New Technology in Construction and Operation of Hydropower Projects

Use of New Technology in Construction and Operation of Hydropower Projects

KATHMANDU: The promoter Swetaganga Hydropower Company had to construct a 23 km transmission line by itself to bring the power of the 28.1 MW lower Likhu hydropower project at Ramechhap to the 220 KV new

Power Summit 2023
The Importance of Nepal’s Cross-Border Trade of Hydropower is decreasing due to Poor Diplomacy

The Importance of Nepal’s Cross-Border Trade of Hydropower is decreasing due to Poor Diplomacy

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Electricity Authority, which exported electricity worth 11 billion rupees in a monsoon last year, has projected to sell electricity worth 20 billion rupees in the coming monsoon and 2 trillion rupees in

Power Summit 2023
Private sector’s investment is at high risk due to the 3 decades old Electricity Act

Private sector’s investment is at high risk due to the 3 decades old Electricity Act

KATHMANDU: When the government brought the Electricity Act in 2049 after multi-party democracy, Nepal's hydroelectric capacity was only 236 MW. However, after 3 decades of the Act, the hydropower production capacity has increased to over

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Hydropower project changing the face of the country 

Hydropower project changing the face of the country 

Until 10 years ago, women suffering from labor pains in Dolakha's Vigu rural municipality area had to be carried on their shoulders for two days and taken to Charikot Hospital. There was no option to

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The government is not serious about the construction of the reservoir hydropower project

The government is not serious about the construction of the reservoir hydropower project

During the dry season of the current financial year (2079/80), up to 500 megawatts were wasted every day due to the fact that all the electricity produced by the indigenous hydropower plants could not be

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First PDA of Hydropower Project with Chinese Company

First PDA of Hydropower Project with Chinese Company

KATHMANDU: The government and Manang-Marsyandi Hydro Power Company, the developer company, signed a Project Development Agreement (PDA) to develop 135 MW hydroelectric project. Manang Marsyandi Hydropower Project will be a joint venture of Nepali and

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Ambitious Targets in Power Generation, Apathy in Delivery

Ambitious Targets in Power Generation, Apathy in Delivery

KATHMANDU: Political parties are currently busy with door-to-door campaigns for the upcoming elections of the House of Representatives and the Provincial Assembly scheduled on November 20. The issues of infrastructure and development are obviously high

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Private Sector Involvement in Power Export thrown into uncertainty Due to Delays in Ordinance authentication

Private Sector Involvement in Power Export thrown into uncertainty Due to Delays in Ordinance authentication

KATHMANDU: The future of the hydropower projects generating electricity amounting to 22,000 MW combined, has become uncertain due to the delay in the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) that ensures the market of the electricity.  The