PAKISTAN > Chinese state owned power entities vying for controlling stake in Karachi based K-Electric

On August 26, 2016 by admin

State owned Chinese companies are pushing to buy a $1.5 billion controlling stake in K-Electric. K-Electric Limited, formerly known as Karachi ElectricSupply Company Limited (KESC), is at present the only vertically-integrated power utility in...

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NEPAL > Chinese team starts hydrocarbon exploration in Nepal’s western district

On May 8, 2016 by admin

Source: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/chinese-team-starts-hydrocarbon-exploration-in-nepal-s-western-district-116050800564_1.html A team of Chinese experts on Sunday launched a study on prospects for minerals, gas and oil at Shreesthan in Dailekh, a western district of Nepal, which, officials claim, holds petroleum...

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NEPAL > Nepal Electricity Authority fixes power purchase tariff for up to 100 MW hydels

On January 10, 2015 by admin

KATHMANDU: Nepal Electricity Authority, the sole buyer of power here, will soon start buying energy generated by hydel projects with installed capacity of up to 100 megawatts at flat rates of Rs 8.40...

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NEPAL > Snippet: Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2014

On November 20, 2014 by admin

Source: Kantipur Daily KATHMANDU, NOV 13 – Nepal Rastra Bank Governor Yuba Raj Khatiwada said on Wednesday that the country’s private sector could generate resources through public limited companies to invest in the...

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NEPAL > My opinions regarding Indian’s fresh proposal for “Energy Cooperation”

On July 23, 2014 by Santosh Thapa

There have been mixed reactions over the proposal put forwarded by Indian government. Some of the energy experts and politicians are blaming that it doesn’t protect the national interest of Nepal. The Indian...

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NEPAL > Discovery of Uranium could change Nepal’s energy scenario: experts

On July 16, 2014 by admin

A team from the Department of Mines and Geology (DoMG) has found a large deposit of uranium in Upper Mustang in Nepal, which borders China, when carrying out a ground radiometric survey for...

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