NEPAL > Opportunity from India and Bangladesh prompting Nepal to enlarge its power picture.

On October 16, 2014 by admin

Backed by new power trade opportunities in SAARC region, Himalayan country Nepal, with its sky high Hydropower potential, is taking ambitious power plans to have high augmentation in its generation capacity as well...

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NEPAL > Upper Solu signs Rs 3 billion loan deal with consortium

On September 29, 2014 by admin

KATHMANDU, SEP 29 – A consortium of eight commercial banks and Hydroelectric Investment and Development Company Ltd (HIDCL) has pledged loans amounting to Rs 3.07 billion to develop the 23.5 MW Solu Hydroelectric...

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Guide to hydro investment

NEPAL > A quick guide for hydropower investors in Nepal

On August 27, 2014 by Santosh Thapa

The next big thing in Nepali capital market and overall economy is hydropower. The new entrants in Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) are mostly hydropower companies. There will be at least 16 hydropower companies...

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transmission line

NEPAL > Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur “cross border” transmission line between Nepal and India

On July 9, 2014 by Santosh Thapa

The construction of Nepali portion of much-touted Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur cross-border transmission line began on Tuesday, with the Power Transmission Company Nepal Limited (PTCNL) laying foundation of the transmission towers at Manohar VDC of Mahottari...

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NEPAL > ADB okays $180m loan to ease power shortages

On July 8, 2014 by Santosh Thapa

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $ 180 million loan to help Nepal overcome cripplingpower shortages and export surplus power to neighbouring India. The loan, from the ADB’s concessional resources, will be complemented...

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NEPAL > Foreign Investment in the energy sector in Nepal this year sees significant growth

On July 6, 2014 by Santosh Thapa

There has been a growing interest from foreign investors in Nepal’s hydro. The proposed foreign investment in energy sector in the current financial year (in 11 months) is NRs 11,18,66,00,000 (approx US$ 118...

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