After Bangladesh, Tripura now supplies power to Nepal


After Bangladesh, Tripura now supplies power to Nepal

After supplying 190 MW power to Bangladesh daily, Tripura, which attained 100 percent household electrification last year, is now selling power to Nepal. While Tripura sells 190 MW power to Bangladesh on a daily basis after fulfilling its domestic requirements, the state is now supplying 40 MW power to Nepal since April this year, Tripura Power Minister Jishnu Devvarma said in a press conference. “Let’s see if it increases in the coming days,” he added.

A 100 percent electrified and power surplus state, Tripura generates 115 MW power from its own power generation units including Rukhia Gas Thermal Power plants, Baramura Thermal Power plants and Gomati hydro-electric power plant. In addition, a small amount of solar power is produced in the state.

Larger power plants of the state like ONGC Tripura Power Company-run Palatana gas thermal power plant produces 726 MW power. Read More

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