Nepal slashes power imports by 16 percent

Nepal slashes power imports by 16 percent

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the state-owned power utility, has significantly slashed down electricity imports from India with the surge in power generation in the country.

The power utility is currently importing around 300 MW of electricity from India. In mid-May, NEA was importing around 358 MW of electricity using more than half a dozen cross-border transmission lines. This marks a drop of around 16 percent in electricity imports.

Currently, domestic plants are generating just under 650 MW of electricity, up around 50 MW compared with a month ago, according to NEA. Domestic hydropower projects were producing around 600 MW of electricity in mid-May. Read More…




Credit By: Kathmandu Post

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