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Minister vows to fix minimum support price of all agro products

Kathmandu, March 18 Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Ghanashyam Bhusal has expressed commitment to fix the minimum support price of all agricultural products starting from the upcoming fiscal year. Organising a press meet today,…

Nepal’s largest solar plant to generate power soon

Kathmandu, March 8 The construction of Nepal’s largest solar power plant being developed in Nuwakot district is in the final stage. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that the 25-megawatt plant will start generating the…

NEA calls tender to instal charging stations

KATHMANDU, JANUARY 25 To help materialise the government’s plan to increase the use of electric vehicles (EVs) and subsequently the consumption of electricity in the country, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has called a global tender…

Cabinet forms high-level committee to resolve electricity payment dispute

Kathmandu, January 9 The Cabinet meeting on Monday formed a high-level committee to resolve the payment dispute related to the dedicated feeder and trunk line between industrialists and Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and has asked…

Use of fossil fuel drops, as consumption of electricity increases

Kathmandu, January 8 Sale of diesel and cooking gas has decelerated lately, indicating industries and households are using more electricity to produce goods and services and cook food. The sale growth of diesel has slowed…

Local levels could be allowed to provide licence for hydels of less than 3 megawatts

Kathmandu, January 5 The proposed Electricity Bill once enacted will give local level governments the authority to select competent promoters to develop hydropower projects with capacity to generate less than three megawatts of power. The…

Tripartite meet on energy cooperation uncertain

Kathmandu, January 5 A planned tripartite meeting on energy cooperation between Nepal, India and Bangladesh, which was earlier fixed for September 12, has not been held even after nearly four months of the planned schedule.…

Govt preparing to remove LPG subsidies

Kathmandu, January 4 With an aim to increase the consumption of electricity in the domestic market, the government is preparing to remove the subsidy that it has been providing to customers on liquefied petroleum gas…

House sub-panel still undecided on dedicated feeder dues

Kathmandu, December 31 The House sub-committee of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under the Federal Parliament has been unable to finalise its investigation report regarding the outstanding dues accrued by various industrial users of dedicated feeder…