Stories Tagged 'Nepal electricity authority'
The delay in completing the much awaited Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project leaves Nepal no option but to rely on the electricity imported from India to eliminate power cuts this winter when output of the river-run domestic plants drops significantly.
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The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has announced that there will be no power cuts during Tihar, known as the festival of lights, when people set the city ablaze and power consumption shoots up sharply.
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The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is redoing the public procurement process to appoint contractors to install underground power cables in Kathmandu after previous bidders quoted a much higher price than the estimate.
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Chiefs of the regional offices and distribution centres of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) are being asked to sign performance contracts setting goals for them in a bid to reduce loss and control leakage.
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The World Bank has approved $100 million under the Nepal Energy Sector Development Policy Credit programme, which aims to implement key policies and regulatory and institutional measures. This is the first loan that the multilateral lending organisation has approved in the country’s energy sector.
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Inspired by the path-breaking deal reached by GMR Upper Karnali Hydropower to export electricity generated by plants in Nepal to Bangladesh through Indian territory, the Energy Ministry wants to ask the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to sign a similar pact to export power produced by two projects in the government’s basket.
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