NEA begins process to build five reservoir-type power projects


    storage=projectsKATHMANDU, March 5: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is making preparations to begin five new reservoir-type hydroelectricity projects concluding that only such projects, rather than the run-of-the-river type projects, could help solve the current scarcity of power in the country.

    These projects include the Uttar Ganga (300 megawatt), Dudhkosi (210 megawatt), Andhikhola (180 megawatt), Kaligandaki (660 megawatt) and Tamor (762 megawatt).

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) had carried out the preliminary study of the projects.

    The survey works of the Uttar Ganga Project is going on, said Mukeshraj Kafle, executive director at the NEA. RSS

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