Nepal begins sending out 364 MW power to India

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Nepal begins sending out 364 MW power to India

The NEA began selling power created by Trishuli and Devighat on June 2, with the nation’s power plants delivering surplus energy because of rising water levels in the streams where hydropower plants are found.

Kathmandu: Nepal has begun trading the all out endorsed 364 MW of power to India through its power trade market.

Floated by persistent precipitation this year, the Himalayan country is trading overflow power to India through its power trade market for the second continuous year, as indicated by the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the state-possessed power utility body.

The state-possessed body is currently selling 37.7 MW from Trishuli and Devighat Hydropower Projects, 140 MW from Kaligandaki Hydropower Project, 68 MW from Middle Marsyangdi, 67 MW from Marsyangdi and 51 MW from Likhu-4 created by the confidential area, as per Pradeep Thike, Deputy Managing Director of the NEA.

The NEA began selling power created by Trishuli and Devighat on June 2, with the nation’s power plants delivering surplus energy because of rising water levels in the streams where hydropower plants are found.

After the NEA started selling 51 MW power from the Likhu-4 in the Indian market beginning Friday, a sum of 364 MW, created by six undertakings with endorsement for send out from the Indian specialists, is presently being offered to India.

This is additionally whenever that any confidential area first created power is being offered to India’s power trade market.

Nepal is getting a typical cost of Rs 7.14 per unit for Friday, authorities at the NEA informed.

To have the option to sell the sum of surplus power created for send out with endorsement got from India is an achievement for the country’s power exchange, the NEA said in a press proclamation.

The NEA is putting forth attempts with Indian authorities to sell extra power in the Indian market soon.

In the mean time, giving a proclamation, the Independent Power Producers’ Association of Nepal (IPPAN) invited the move by the NEA to send out surplus power created during the blustery season to India.

Nepal necessities to additionally investigate the Indian market for selling extra 636 MW power, which will be surplus during stormy season, brought up IPPAN.

By offering 364 MW power to India from June to November end, Nepal will get Rs 4.78 billion, as per the assertion.

 

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