Stories Tagged 'Hydropower projects'
Private developers of hydropower projects have asked the government to address obstacles hampering their operations like delays in getting forest clearance, difficulties in obtaining explosives required for blasting rocks, and delays in the construction of power lines to evacuate the electricity generated.full story »
Nepal and Bangladesh agreed to develop hydropower projects with government-to-government investment at an energy secretary-level meeting that concluded in Kathmandu on Tuesday.full story »
The Ministry of Energy and the Nepal Electricity Authority are clashing over the modality of power purchase agreements (PPAs) for run-of-the-river type hydropower projects.full story »
A recent study by International Finance Corporation (IFC) revealed that many poor rural households were borrowing money at high interest rates or selling primary assets to buy local shares in hydropower projects.full story »
The Department of Electricity Development (DoED) has sought clarification from three dozen hydropower projects that are not on the track to meet their respective construction deadlines or have failed to make timely reports of their work progress to the department as required by the law.full story »
Energy Minister Barsha Man Pun will use his mediation skills to try to resolve a long-standing row between the Energy Ministry and Investment Board Nepal (IBN) over who has the right to implement hydropower projects of 500 MW or more.full story »