Nepal Electricity Authority signs PPA with Upper Trishuli HPP.

Nepal Electricity Authority signs PPA with Upper Trishuli HPP.

The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the state-owned power utility has signed the power purchase agreement (PPA) with 37 MW Upper Trishuli 3B Hydropower Project to purchase the hydroelectricity generated by the project. The NEA and Trishuli Hydropower Company, the promoter of the project signed the PPA on Wednesday amid a ceremony. Kul Man Ghising, the […]

First half of Nepal’s 50-MW Upper Marsyangdi hydroelectric project commissioned.

First half of Nepal’s 50-MW Upper Marsyangdi hydroelectric project commissioned.

Nepal’s 50-MW Upper Marsyandgi hydroelectric plant is now generating power following a commissioning ceremony today, according to owner Sinohydro-Sagarmatha Power Co. The ceremony, attended by several government dignitaries from Nepal and China, saw the first of two 25 MW turbine units go on line. Power generated by the plant will be supplied to the Nepal […]

Tanahu hydro: Prequalification of bidders to be done within a month.

Tanahu hydro: Prequalification of bidders to be done within a month.

Tanahu Hydropower Limited, a subsidiary of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), is at the final stage of prequalifying bidders for the construction of the Tanahu Hydropower Project. A company official said the prequalification would be completed within a month. The 140 MW storage-type project is located on the Seti River in Tanahu district in western […]

Construction of Upper Trishuli-1 HPP in Nepal to begin in Oct 2017.

Construction of Upper Trishuli-1 HPP in Nepal to begin in Oct 2017.

If things go according to plan, construction of 216-megawatt Upper Trishuli-1 hydroelectric project will begin in October next year. Upper Trishuli-1 is a project being developed by Nepal Water and Energy Development Company (NWEDC), a joint venture between three Korean companies, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector lending arm of the World Bank […]

Nepal Electricity Authority to spend small on projects.

Nepal Electricity Authority to spend small on projects.

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) will spend just around three percent of its annual budget of Rs 60.23 billion in construction of projects. The state-owned body for generation, transmission and distribution of electricity has allocated just Rs 1.75 billion for construction of projects in the current fiscal year. The budget plan already approved by the NEA […]

Construction of the Super Dordi Hydro Project starts.

Construction of the Super Dordi Hydro Project starts.

Construction of the 49.7MW Super Dordi Hydro Project has started along Dhodeni and Phaleni VDCs of Lamjung with the formal inauguration of audit tunnel. The project was jointly inaugurated by Chief District Officer Mohan Bahadur GC and locals Biber Ghale and Bulal Ghale and is estimated to be completed within three years. The hydropower project is […]

NEA to build a 33kV transmission line for the Arun-III Hydropower Project.

NEA to build a 33kV transmission line for the Arun-III Hydropower Project.

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has agreed in principle to build a 33kV transmission line to supply power for the development of Arun-III Hydropower Project. Although the project’s developer SJVN ARUN-III Hydropower Project was supposed to construct the transmission line, NEA came forward to develop it taking the total cost of the development from SJVN. According […]

West Seti Hydroelectric Project eyed by Chinese developers.

West Seti Hydroelectric Project eyed by Chinese developers.

CWE Investment (CWEI) Corporation, the Chinese developer of the 750MW West Seti Hydroelectric Project, has expressed interest to conclude a crucial agreement with Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) within a month to expedite the process of forming a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to build the project. “We have received a letter from the Chinese company stating […]

PPA signed for the Trishuli-Galchhi hydropower project.

PPA signed for the Trishuli-Galchhi hydropower project.

Siddhakali Power Ltd. has identified Trishuli-Galchhi hydropower project in 2007 on Trishuli River which has the highest power generation potential, and has obtained the Survey License of Electricity Generation from Ministry of Energy (MOE) through Department of Electricity Development (DoED). The proposed project site is located at a distance of 56 kms from Katmandu near […]