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India to construct 400 MW hydropower project in Nepal

The Indian government has proposed the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project in Nepal with a capacity of 400 megawatts (MW). “In a meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun at New Delhi on Monday, Indian Minister of State for Power Raj Kumar Singh put forth a proposal that the new […]

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Himalayan Hydropower expo 2019 starts in Nepal

The Himalayan Hydro Expo 2019 kicked off here on Friday to bring together key developers, investors and policy makers, and to showcase state-of-the-art technologies for hydropower development in Nepal. Inaugurating the three-day expo, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun called on the private sector and foreign investors to invest in the hydropower sector in Nepal, which […]

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Nepal’s first electric bus service launched in Kathmandu

Nepal introduced China-made electric buses on the roads of the capital on Tuesday, with Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli emphasising on the operation of such vehicles to deal with the shortage of petroleum products in the land-locked country. The electric buses have come into operation in Kathmandu with the joint initiative of Lumbini Development […]

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Nepal to award 1,200 MW hydroelectric project to Chinese company

Nepal has revived a deal with a Chinese state-owned firm to construct a USD 2.5 billion hydroelectric plant, that had been scrapped by the previous government, officials said. Prime Minister K P Oli’s governemnt last week decided to hand over the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project, to the China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC), reversing the former […]

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China mulls exit from Nepal’s Seti hydropower project

Citing high resettlement and rehabilitation costs, China is planning to make an exit from 750-megawatt West Seti hydropower project in Nepal, reported the South China Morning Post quoting sources in Kathmandu. A high-level delegation from CWE Investment Corporation, a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation that had undertaken to execute the project in a memorandum […]

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Arun-III hydroelectric project in Nepal will usher in development: SJVNL

The construction of 900 Mw Arun-III Hydroelectric Project in Kathmandu in Nepal would usher all-around development and help usher in prosperity, the Indian company executing the project has said. The project activities would boost the development of new roads, bridges and other amenities like healthcare and education, Chairman and Managing Director of SJVN Ltd Nand […]

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GMR Energy inks pact with investor group to sell off hydro power project

GMR Energy Ltd has signed a definitive agreement with a consortium of international investor group for divesting its entire stake in Himtal Hydropower Company Pvt Ltd and its associated transmission company Marsyandgi Transmission Company Pvt Ltd, in Nepal. Sources in GMR Group told PTI that the project is currently under development stage and is expected […]

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Risen Energy starts construction of first large-sale ground-mounted PV station in Nepal

Risen Energy Co., Ltd., officially commenced the build-out of a facility under an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract in Nuwakot, Nepal. Risen Energy is the general contractor for the 25MW solar PV power station. The project represents one of the Chinese solar panel maker’s efforts in compliance with the Chinese government’s One Belt, One […]

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Blast at India-developed hydroelectricity project in eastern Nepal weeks before inauguration by PM Modi

A bomb exploded at the office of a hydroelectricity project being developed with Indian assistance in eastern Nepal, an official said, weeks before its inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The compound wall of the 900 MW Arun III Hydroelectric Power Plant’s office in Tumlingtar area, nearly 500 km from Kathmandu, was damaged in the […]

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Chinese solar power generating system illuminates Nepal PM’s office

Making further inroads into Nepal, China has set up a solar power generating system which is now illuminating the famous Singha Durbar – the government’s main administrative building complex which also houses the Prime Minister’s Office. China had in January donated over 32,000 solar power generating systems to Nepal to enhance its domestic capacity and […]

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