FISCAL YEAR 2016/17

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A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17

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FISCAL YEAR 2016/17

CONTENTS COMPLIMENTARY COPY

Message from the Minister 2
Message from the Chairperson 4
Board of Directors 6
Corporate structure of NEA 7
Deputy Managing Directors 8
Managing Director’s Report 9
Generation Directorate 17
Transmission Directorate 39
Distribution and Consumer Services Directorate 57
Planning, Monitoring and Information Technology Directorate 82
Engineering Services Directorate 87
Project Management Directorate 110
NEA’s Subsidiary & Associate Companies 117
Central Activities 132
Administration Directorate 135
Finance Directorate 137
System Load Curve of Peak Load Day 154
Tariff Rates 155
Appendix 159-169
Maps 170-172

Front cover photo: Newly constructed Chapali Substation

NEPAL ELECTRICITY AUTHORITY
Head Of¿ce: Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4153007/4153013, Fax: +977-1-4153009
Email: neamd@nea.org.np
Website: www.nea.org.np

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Umesh Prasad Thani Mr. Kul Man Ghising Member Managing Director. NEA Member Secretary 8 Nepal Electricity Authority . Shanta Raj Subedi Mr. Chairman Dr. Chet Raj Joshi Mr. Anup Kumar Upadhyay Secretary Ministry of Energy. Chandra Tandon Secretary Member Ministry of Finance.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Board of Directors Mr. Member Mr. Bhakta Bahadur Pun Member Member Mr.

NEPAL ELECTRICITY AUTHORITY Organization Structure Nepal Electricity Authority 9 FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 .

Monitoring & IT Directorate Mr. Jagadishwar Man Singh Acting Deputy Managing Director Acting Deputy Managing Director Acting Deputy Managing Director Finance Directorate Administration Directorate Planning. Mohan Ratna Shakya Mr. Hara Raj Neupane Mr. Rajeev Sharma Deputy Managing Director Deputy Managing Director Distribution & Consumer Services Directorate Transmission Directorate Mr. Deputy Managing Director Off. Manoj Silwal Off. Deputy Managing Director Engineering Services Directorate Generation Directorate Project Management Directorate 10 Nepal Electricity Authority . Sunil Kumar Dhungel Mr. Deputy Managing Director Off. Lekha Nath Koirala Ms.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Deputy Managing Directors Mr. Shanti Laxmi Shakya Mr.

This became possible due to effective and efÀcient demand and The total number of consumers increased from supply side management with augmentation of 2. Domestic and Industrial consumer 220 kV Transmission Line. and bulk buyers during the year.97 million to 3. commitment to lead the organization ahead with It is a matter of great honor for us to receive excellent results by building upon its strengths overwhelming support and recognition from and turning challenges into opportunities. within next couple of months. I would also like to pay my great satisfaction to supply 24 hours of continuous sincere tribute to all individuals and employees power to our esteemed consumers.96 % share of the entire transmission lines including Khimti-Dhalkebar consumers.85 % and 35. We are now opportune event to share our performance and conÀdent enough on our endeavor to make NEA achievements during last year and reafÀrm our as a proÀt earning organization by next year. Nepal Electricity Authority 11 . As in the previous year. even in the driest months. power cuts during dry season. It was our At this annual day. As a result. the year 2016/17 was environment for growth and transformation of the historic one in terms of load shedding management. which is the Àrst in category contributed 41. The industries' supply Operational Performance was curtailed during peak hours only.06 We feel great pride to state that we have been million consumers remained the largest consumer successful in completing many substations and category with 93. It has Under the “Ujjyalo Nepal Abhiyaan” initiative load boosted the morale and conÀdence of our team shedding mitigation and various other activities and has helped a lot in creating amenable working were introduced. Organization. Chamelia Hydroelectric Project is at the Only 65% of the population has access to grid Ànal stage of completion and will be completed electricity. The capital shocks in pursuing their duty.61 % to the its voltage level playing pivotal role in eradicating gross revenue from electricity sales respectively.54 % of the gross sales revenue. All generation Rest of the consumer Category accounted for the projects have resumed their construction works in remaining 22. public and institutions for our deeds. The 32nd Anniversary is an and net loss stood below one billion. the domestic consumer category with 3. MANAGING DIRECTOR’S REPORT FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 MANAGING DIRECTOR’S REPORT It gives me immense pleasure to state that The Ànancial performance of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has successfully the year under review recorded completed thirty-two years of glorious journey positive operating surplus in Power sector.26 million including community transmission and distribution facilities. load shedding in Kathmandu. except industrial who lost their lives due to electric hazards and consumers. city-Kathmandu and city of tourist-Pokhara were With these notes. full swing. I now present the highlights of made load shedding free for entire period and the performance and achievements made by the remaining areas of the country also felt minimum organization during FY 2016/17. loss reduction and Ànancial performance.

distribution and administration in underway nationwide. NEA spent GWh.82 million and Financial Performance NRs 1.98 million. 3879. after many years.35% from previous year's Àgure of 1. Kaligandaki. Reduction in system operation during the dry season to meet the peak losses. the last year amounted to NRs. NEA stations generated a total of 2. The from 8% to 5% for the GoN funded loans and total revenue generated from energy sales and conversion of some loan into equity shares has other income reached NRs 50.077. However. This is mainly due to increase prevalent load shedding.306.079. NEA’s own Energy from purchased power amounted to 63.09 million in the FY 2016/17.78 % in the previous year price escalation for power purchase from IPPs. 7. The main load centers.890. Marshyangdi and Middle million whereas the same for the previous year Marshyangdi power plants were run for peaking was NRs 8.229. which has supported a lot increment in retail tariff.823. standard and continued drive to minimize it is transmission. NEA's overall operating 5. This is an increase of 43.17 GWh.257.04 GWh.14 GWh.25 % to 6.67% of the net electricity sales revenue for 34.68 in the FY 2016/17 amounted to NRs 978. this purpose.40 % respectively. The total energy imported from the operational loss of NRs 3. an achieved an operational proÀt. 1.24 GWh. The total energy available the various Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in NEA’s system increased by 23. Interest expense for this year is calculated previous year. NRs 1. demand of the system. reduction in average rate of power import.43 % in the FY 2016/17 due to A nationwide drive launched to reduce system the increase in the volume of import and domestic losses showed positive results reducing the purchase and to some extent because of normal system losses from 25.19 million.063.572. 1. The total power purchased from Independent the largest component in the total operating Power Producers (IPPs) within Nepal was 1777. to 22.15 million. an increase of 52.407.76 % and 28. After many years.175.14 GWh. power in major cities and partial endorsement of The average power import for the last year was Ànancial restructuring all contributed to decrease about 250 MW through various transmission lines Ànancial losses for the year under review.72 million respectively. an should also be attributed to the decrease in the increase of 26.53 million in the FY 2015/16 The growth in the revenue from energy sales to NRs 45.73 million in the previous year 2015/16. previous year's Àgure.98 million in India has reached 2.305.073.90% in the year under review.087. The total cost of purchased power increased by 27.34 million in purchasing power from Àgure of 1.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 NEA’s hydropower plants including small power in power purchase cost and staff salary. increase of 8.166.92 GWh.48 million reduced interest amount by about NRs.21 % from as NRs. including Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur transmission The cost for purchasing power has again been line.24 expenses in the year under review.907. The amount of loss that still persists is not to the acceptable Other operating expenses for generation. 12 Nepal Electricity Authority .133.54 million in the million.06% from previous year's Àgure of amounting to NRs 2.39% from previous year's NRs 28. NEA has managed to generate Reduction in long term borrowing interest rate operational proÀt in the Àscal year 2016/17.38 million as against 2. expenses including power purchase increased from NRs 36.73 and import from India.457.16 generation contributed 36. NEA incurred Net Loss 22.84 % whereas those % of the total available energy and NEA paid imported from India and local IPPs accounted for 61.200 as compared to NRs 35. GWh over the previous year’s Àgure of 5. an increase of previous year. NRs. continuous supply of to minimize the load shedding at the peak time.777. Out of the total available energy.39 million as compared to NRs.457.28 %.

NEA’s ongoing project construction Kushaha . and 648 Ckt Km works. both the Contractors CGGC and CWE sales. in March till date being constructed in the company mode. Similarly. hence the increase in the energy earthquake. The access road was opened by the additional petrol/ diesel for the generators used Nepal Army as per the decision of the cabinet.Hapure 132 kV lines. 2017.Middle Marsyangdi 132 kV. has been completed. NEA has taken minor Ànishing works in the powerhouse. The major remaining After the successful completion of Chilime work on the civil side is plugging of the audits and Hydropower as a subsidiary of NEA.Kataiya 132 kV. This project company mode to ensure early decision making is scheduled for commissioning by December. 2016. as well as proper public participation which should 2017. The Kulekhani III (14 MW) had been staying idle with projects transferred or in the process of being most of the civil construction completed and transferred to company mode and the progresses most of the equipment already at site. postponed to April 2019. Raxaul . pension. to counter the darkness during load shedding The commissioning date of this project has been hours. capacity of substation reached on 22nd September.Kulekhani II - beneÀt plan scheme. Chapali 132/66 kV Substation/ of April. Terai Bandh. It can be taken as a positive are numerous transmission line projects which sign that the construction of these projects have are under different phases of construction. 220 kV and 400 kV level of the variation disputes of the tunnel squeezing are 1010 Ckt Km. Ongoing Projects Parwanipur. 659 Ckt Km. NEA estimated a provision of NRs 2. Bhulbhule . 2017. help in the timely completion of the projects. There their completion date. MANAGING DIRECTOR’S REPORT FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 the urban areas. Grid Substation upgrading (Hetauda. Siuchatar 132 kV. medical facilities and completed in the last FY 073/74 are Khimti- accumulated leave facilities under employees' Dhalkebar 220 kV. Birgunj transformer capacity After the delays caused by the massive earthquake addition). The resumed. Hetauda . This accounts for 98 % of civil works Upper Tamakoshi HEP being built under Upper and 75 % of EM works. have been gradually made 'load site that was made inaccessible by the April 2015 shedding free". Mirchaiya 132/33 kV Substation.19 %. line length of under construction transmission Chamelia HEP (30 MW) had been stuck because lines under 132 kV. Overall progress is about 60% till July 2017. An understanding on this issue was respectively. At the same time it has also helped a great have resumed their respective works at site for deal in saving valuable foreign exchange revenue Upper Trishuli 3A (60 MW) after a gap of nearly of the country that was being used to import two years. The dry the initiative to develop more projects under the test has already been completed. 2016.250 million towards the long term employee liabilities in The various major transmission lines that were respect of gratuity. its aftershocks and the subsequent Expansion. domestic Ànancial resources is the biggest project After the re-opening of the access road. 2015. The progress under construction under 132 kV and 220 kV thereafter was satisfactory and the tunnel work level are 506. approximately 80 % of the works have been Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (456 MW): completed.5 MVA and 726 MVA respectively.Parwanipur suffered delays that led to the postponement of 132 kV and Kushum . from the Powerhouse to the Headworks The project has been delayed by almost one year Nepal Electricity Authority 13 . The remaining works are Tamakoshi Hydropower Limited (UTKHPL) utilizing expected to be completed by December. The overall progress of the NEA Subsidiary Companies project stands at 99. As of July achieved are as follows.

conducting feasibility study on TSHEP at installed Tender Document Preparation and Construction capacity of 762 MW and FSL of 550 masl. Lahmeyer Committee of THL. The selection of Consultant for both works selection of Consultant for Updated Feasibility will be undertaken under the Ànancing agreement Study. installed capacity is increased to 40 MW. Bid evaluation is under process for the Upper Modi A (60 MW): The submitted bids for submitted bids under EPC mode of Contract. Core Drilling work both Package 1 (Headworks and River Diversion) and Construction of Test Audit is being carried out and Package 2 (Water Conveyance. 14 Nepal Electricity Authority . Powerhouse under a separate contract agreement. (Italy) in association with Company of NEA established to promote storage NEWJEC Inc. Integrated Time Schedule the project is scheduled Dudhkoshi Storage Hydroelectric Project to start generation from all units by December (300/900MW): The Updated Feasibility and 2018. The Utter Ganga Storage Hydroelectric Project technical bid evaluation has been completed and (300/600 MW): The feasibility study report is Ànancial bid evaluation for Lot 1 (Civil and Hydro. The preparation of EOI and RFP mechanical works) under Engineering Procurement documents for the selection of Consultant for the and Construction (EPC) mode is under process. Detailed Engineering Design is under way. and Lower Hewa (21. The pre-construction activities International GmbH is presently engaged in are in the Ànal stage of completion.A. The interconnection Company was established to develop Upper system with Upper Tamakoshi tailrace is already Trishuli 3B HEP (37 MW) as a cascade of Upper under construction. (Japan) with the grant assistance type Tanahu Hydropower Project (140 MW). On this basis. The submitted bids for implementation of the Project. Detail Design are being carried out by ELC Tanahu Hydropower Limited (THL): It is a Subsidiary Electroconsult S.6 MW) Ikhuwa Khola Hydroelectric Project (30 MW).A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 due to the April. the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the selection of Rahughat Hydroelectric Project (40 MW): After Consultants for the Detailed Engineering Design terminating the main civil contractor. and related Equipment) from the prequaliÀed Tamakoshi V Hydroelectric Project (95 MW): bidders are being evaluated by the Project This is a cascade development of the under Supervision Consultant and the Bid Evaluation construction Upper Tamakoshi HEP. the Detailed Engineering Design and Tender Trishuli Jal Vidhut Company Limited (TJVCL): This Document preparation. Upper Arun Hydroelectric Project (335-700 MW): Tamor Storage Hydroelectric Project (762 MW): Tender Evaluation process for the selection of Project Development Department (PDD) carried the Consultant for the Detailed Engineering out optimization study which shows the project Design and Tender Document Preparation for to be more attractive at higher FSL even with the Construction is under process along with inundation of the proposed Kabeli -A (37. being prepared. the overall and Tender Document preparation in EPC mode project parameters were reassessed and the of Contract are under evaluation. PDD is preparing documents for the stage. Detail Engineering Design and preparation between GoN and World Bank for Power Sector of Tender Documents. It aims of Asian Development Bank under Project to initiate the major construction activities by the Preparatory Facility for Energy (PPFE) for the early end of December 2017.6 MW).p. Trishuli 3A. 2015 earthquake and blockade Reform and Sustainable Hydropower Development in the India-Nepal border thereafter. As per new Program (PSRSHDP). PDD is Similarly Tender evaluation for the Detail Design. In Supervision for the Access Road is also in its Ànal addition.

The feasibility study of the Dhalkebar-Mujaffarpur transmission line and project is planned to be completed in the coming Nepal imported power up to 145MW through this Àscal year 2017/18. for which the price was Ànalized Semi-surface Power House and Sloping Intake through competitive bidding.5 percent. Bid for next lot of design has been reviewed. from each of new 132kV Kataiya-Kushaha and During the last Àscal year 2016/17. Similarly. MANAGING DIRECTOR’S REPORT FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Andhi Khola Storage Hydroelectric Project (180 532. been convened on August 8. Similarly.61 MW were commissioned in the FY exchange rate which was increasing every year 2016/17. UP and Uttrakhand was for energy purchase from 3 categories of Hydro at the rates Ànalized by 10th Power Exchange Power Projects i. 33kV and 11kV voltage levels respectively installed capacity of 2043. 2017 at New Delhi Ten new projects developed by the Independent and the Nepalese delegation led by Managing Power Producers (IPPs) with a combined capacity Director of NEA sorted out the issue of power of 116. work. Run off River (RoR).61 MW and are under up to the Indian Àscal year ending in March 2018. for power purchase alternative layout studies were completed in the up to 160MW at the rate of INR.e. This has increased the total number MW): PDD is currently carrying out the feasibility of PPA signed with the various IPPs to 213 with study and Àeld investigation works such as Survey the combined installed capacity of 3394.55.45 at IPP’s are developing 102 projects with a combined 132kV.07 MW. Further. Engineering Design in the coming year.. Peaking Committee (PEC) meeting and above 50 MW was Run off River (PRoR) and Storage type. EOI will be requested grid-tied solar projects with Viability Gap Funding from International Consultants for Detailed (VGF) from ADB will be invited soon. Geological mapping and investigation agency of Government of India for cross border (Phase-I). under process. construction after Ànancial closure. 3. This has increased the total number by 5.Parwanipur transmission lines and the new PPAs were signed with a combined capacity of PEC rate would be applicable for it as per the Nepal Electricity Authority 15 .97 MW. Topographic NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN). a total of 28 Raxaul. identiÀed by PDD in 2015.05 MW. the Surge Shaft. which may create conducive environment (PEC) meeting which was not held after 2011 has for attracting FDI in hydropower sector of Nepal. 5. The power import Purchase Agreements (PPA).44 with PTC India Limited through Tanakpur- the Private Sector participation to fulÀll the energy Mahendranagar transmission line during some demand and has eased the procedure for Power months of the dry season. project optimization studies and power trading with Nepal. tariff escalation is stopped and the power exchange rate has been Àxed for IRs. It has been a major breakthrough of IPP owned projects in operation to 60 with a decision in the 11th PEC meeting that the annual combined installed capacity of 441.00 and 6. Further. NEA has open rates below 50 MW from Bihar. Similarly. 6. Power Trading with India Chainpur Seti Hydroelectric (210 MW): It is a RoR NEA signed the power purchase Agreement with scheme. capacity of 910. 51 It will carry positive impacts on Ànancial health IPP owned projects with a combined installed of NEA in the new Àscal year 2074/75. line during the Àscal year under review. Geological drilling. ERT survey and EIA study PPAs with the grid-tied solar power projects are have been completed. Private Sector Participation NEA purchased power about 35MW at PPA rate of NEA is continuously pursuing the efforts to promote INR 3. at BERC rates of Bihar guidelines for dollar-denominated PPAs has been The long pending Power Exchange Committee issued.60 through year under review.31 MW are in the various stages Nepal will be purchasing the power up to 50MW of development. the nodal survey.

Without Transmission backbone of 400 kV or For short term. system in the next 2-3 years. About eight other cross border import cheaper electricity from Indian electricity links with India are proposed for construction in market. Tamor (762 with integrated resource planning including MW). maximize sales with reduction in public investment in Hydropower development. This will To improve its Ànancial health. We are problem of load shedding. ADB. NEA's been initiated and are expected to be completed Ànancial health can also be improved if we can within next 5 years.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 decision of the 11th PEC meeting. One is more than 3400 MW RoR/PRoR projects in 'take to supply sufÀcient electricity to consumers to their or pay' basis. for Reservoir and Peaking Run-of-River projects are also Àxed for private developers. one 400 transmission and substation facilities in place. Completion of Dhalkebar 220/132 kV 400 kV backbone transmission lines with support Substation will add additional import capacity from various Development Partners including of 100 MW and commissioning of Kushaha- World Bank. a system loss and increase additional income from program called “Nepal Ko Pani Janatako Lagaani”( mobilization of additional resources. Projects to meet the long term demand. Domestic Solar and Biomass Generation will be Power from different generating sources cannot be the best energy mix with Nepal's RoR hydro based evacuated to the load centers. To encourage general generation. NEA is developing system. Completion of Grid tied solar projects and future. NEA has strategic attract domestic and FDI investment in all types of plan to reduce operation cost. Moreover. Price of electricity in Indian electricity from Galchhi (Nepal) – Kerung (China) has already market in short term is in decreasing trend. tariff to cover the cost of service. increase self- Hydro Power development. our (180 MW) reservoir Projects and Upper Arun (700 long term strategy should be to become self-reliant MW). Our immediate Crisis Mitigation and Electricity Development requirement is to get rid of decade long crippling Decade Concept/Action Plan. Further. These Transmission Connectivity lines will under construction Hydropower projects including enhance the power wheeling possibility across the Upper Tamakoshi and IPP's projects within a year border and promote energy banking and export/ will add about 600 MW power to the system. Millenium Challenge Kattaiya second circuit and Raxaul Parwanipur Corporation. Andhikhola imports and efÀcient management. import opportunity. Uttarganga (300-600 MW). PPA rates reliability and energy security. kV cross border link with India from New Butwal Nepal can draw more than 500 MW from coming (Nepal) – Gorakhpur (India) and one with China dry season. Thermal Import from India and above from East to West and North to South. funded by US government has also 132 kV Transmission Line will also add another initiated development of 400 kV Transmission Line 100 MW import possibility. EU etc. However. Our major focus should be to complete these under construction generation and transmission The distribution system expansion is another projects that will add more than 1200 MW to the area for huge investment to be made within the 16 Nepal Electricity Authority . Way Forward NEA has already concluded PPA with IPPs for NEA has two important objectives to meet. As a long term strategy. People's Investment for Nepal's Hydro) has been proactive efforts will be made to adjust electricity launched by Ministry of Energy. Tamakoshi-5 (95 MW) Peaking Run-of-River in electricity with due consideration for quality. which can be achieved developing Dudhkoshi (900 MW). With addition of these in central part of the country. 2072'. NEA has to satisfaction and the other is to sustain as a business focus on Reservoir and Peaking RoR projects as organization with reasonable Ànancial returns for per generation mix deÀned in 'National Energy its further investment portfolio.

Similarly. main distribution lines of organization. capacitor banks are the major energy buyers and sellers in electricity market. These distribution ofÀces can act as The demand side management with energy distribution companies with 100% shareholding efÀciency program will be NEA's another focus of NEA and can be later handed over to the area in the years to come. This will also create multiple fans. NEA trading and energy banking may be the suitable Nepal Electricity Authority 17 . system. efÀcient state governments. MANAGING DIRECTOR’S REPORT FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 next 2-3 years. Due to safety efÀciency and management capability within the and reliability reasons. Our effort is to make the organization Kathmandu are planned to have underground digitalized and paperless. Government of Nepal and is expected The smart Grid system with combination of to improve NEA’s Ànancial performance. The share in the Government owned Grid Company online and centralized bill payment system will be which is already in operation. After commissioning of Upper even to the ward level through our distribution Tamakoshi and Chillime's subsidiary projects. Ministers. which will enhance the megawatt in the next Àve to ten years. The NEA will have its corporate and system planning communication network of NEA that is available functions for its short term and long term strategic all over Nepal can be a good source of additional planning. infrastructure which can be utilized for our own Integrated Nepal Power System may experience purpose too. the existing cannot be increased to match with upcoming pole plant and transformer workshops will be supply from Hydro generations. Furthermore. Modern trading platform will Moreover. Load efÀciency programs to be implemented to reduce dispatch center will be augmented to central and the peak and energy demand of the system. Engineering and Power Trading to its grid system through net metering will also be Companies have already been established with expanded in future. NEA has 48% modern digital technology in its system. NEA board has initiated for all consumers. The metering system will get importance within NEA second phase of Ànancial restructuring has to gain efÀciency in operation. To face this challenge. by utilizing available resources optimally. LED lamps. income by leasing them at a reasonable price. corridor of Terai region and main cities including NEA is going to implement Enterprise Resource Kathmandu to cater load up to 10-12 thousand Planning (ERP) system. The other source of income can be the wet energy surplus and dry energy deÀcit our land at prime locations of the cities with its situation. our effort will be to increase revenue be developed for short term trading of electricity. Without major augmentation and has plans to develop these infrastructures for reinforcement of Distribution network. loss reduction already been endorsed partially by Council of and better service delivery to the consumer. It will also reduce the already approved for seven autonomous regional cost of service and facilitate consumers to pay distribution ofÀces as per the federal restructuring their bills. Power trading will be a challenging business Communication network can be expanded for NEA in future. substations. cross border utilization by building business complexes. regional levels too. NEA has initiated institutional reform and The implementation of smart Grid and Smart Ànancial restructuring process already. This will enable NEA to adopt majority shareholding from NEA. NEA has initiated augmented to diversify manufacturing business distribution capacity expansion in industrial to meet the demand of NEA in long run. of the country. demand its additional income. integration of solar energy Generation. Financial solar and energy storage battery system will be Restructuring process should continue until the implemented as a pilot project in one of the Grid organization is fully sustainable in all respect.

well restructured Training Center. 2041. who have always helped with international training organizations to meet us in the past and are willing to continue their its training requirements.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 options. I would like to assure that every possible the Chairman and members of the NEA Board of step will be taken to ensure that load shedding is Directors for their expert and valuable guidance completely eradicated from the entire country in in decision making and formulating policies the near future and everyone is availed of reliable for the overall organizational performance and and uninterrupted supply of energy. I want to express my deep gratitude appreciation to our valued customers and to honorable Minister for Energy for his dynamic different professional organizations for being and proactive leadership in boosting the morale with us at time of extreme difÀculties and for of team NEA and providing right direction to the boosting our morale by recognizing our untiring organization. building software and hardware suppliers and the investor communities for infrastructure for increasing income and improving bestowing faith on us and in helping us move morale health of our organization will deÀnitely forward. Ministry of Energy. Our major focus in future will be by parliamentary committees in our regular on energy levelling by increasing domestic energy operation and development pursuits. My sincere gratitude also goes to efforts. auditors. support acknowledge all those who have been directly or and cooperation to the management. I would also like to thank the Government of Nepal. I for energy banking mechanism with neighboring sincerely acknowledge the great concern shown states of India. The Training Center will involvement in the coming days with us to achieve be developed as a Center of Excellence. improve our public image and will open avenues for all round development of the organization in The media has always been helpful to us a better way. Ministry of Finance and Kul Man Ghising other concerned Ministries for their continuous Managing Director 18 Nepal Electricity Authority . organization. achievements within the framework of authorities and responsibilities envisaged in the NEA Act Thank You. This has signiÀcantly helped us to training will be conducted for all levels through improve power supply situation in the country. There are enough grounds to be optimistic support. Our every endeavor should be for in disseminating factual reports about the better and efÀcient NEA. our goal of fulÀlling the growing needs of energy. We Àrmly believe that ensuring the best service I sincerely appreciate banks. IPPs. My sincere appreciation also goes to Government Capacity building within NEA will be a key agenda of India through Embassy of India in Kathmandu for efÀcient operations and implementation of and Embassy of Nepal in Delhi for their cooperation the project activities. encouragement and patronage. indirectly contributing to NEA's performance and I would like to express my sincere thanks and achievements. demand during off-peak hours. Acknowledgements I am thankful to the entire team NEA and the I would like to take this opportunity to employee unions for their hard work. I thank them for this cause and wish to have the same support in our future endeavor. NEA has plans I am also grateful to the donor communities and to develop internal resource pool and build ties development partners. delivery. Finally. Training needs for different and support for power exchange between two level of staffs will be assessed and appropriate countries.

Medium Generation Operation in the plants history. Nepal Electricity Authority 19 . Middle Marsyangdi and Development Department (GDD). Whereas. (TSD) Large Generation in their full capacity in peak time during dry Operation and Maintenance Department season using their pondage capacity Àrst time (LGO&MD). Kulekhani III operational practices were improved to get Hydroelectric Project is headed by Project higher output. Hydroelectric Project are headed by respective „ Co-ordinated maintenance scheduling among Project Directors and report to the Deputy the plants was efÀciently carried out and Managing Director. and Maintenance Department (MGO&MD) each headed by a Director. The main which are below 30MW installed capacity owned objective of this directorate is to construct new by NEA. GDD. MGO&MD coordination with respective Directors. „ The machine overhauling time under „ Upper Trishuli 3'A' Hydroelectric Project (60MW) scheduled maintenance were reduced to Chameliya Hydroelectric Project. Similarly MGO&MD is responsible operation and maintenance of NEA owned 19 for twelve (12) hydropower and one (1) diesel plant power stations totaling 666. Indian irrigation authority for headworks and Administration and Monitoring and IT. This helped to improve voltage of that area „ Kulekhani III Hydroelectric Project (14MW) and import more power (upto 40 MW) from „ Chameliya Hydroelectric Project (30MW) Balmikinagar-Gandak 132 kV line for supply „ Rahughat Hydroelectric Project (40 MW) in the adjacent areas. Technical Marsyangdi hydropower plants were operated Support Department. Rahughat almost half by mobilizing the extra staff and Hydroelectric Project and Upper Trishuli 3'A' resources efÀciently. It is supported „ The plant shutdown duration required by by three divisions/sections namely. GENERATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 GENERATION DIRECTORATE Generation Directorate. At present. namely Generation „ Kaligandaki ‘A’. canal maintenance was kept minimum for this directorate is taking care of construction of Gandak hydropower station and 100% plant the following four hydropower projects. Finance. Improved operation and maintenance projects owned by NEA and smooth operation and practices have been instrumental to enhance maintenance of existing power plants with optimal generation and minimize load shedding in the use of resources. The TSD provides technical support needed for the Various activities and features of four hydropower ongoing projects and existing power plants on projects under construction. Some of them are- by four departments.70 MW. headed by Deputy is responsible for Àve (5) hydropower and one Managing Director is responsible for construction (1) thermal plant above 30MW installed capacity of 4 ongoing hydropower projects together with owned by NEA. availability was achieved in all other times. LGO&MD. LGO&MD and TSD during the FY are described as follows. Manager and reports to the Director. The directorate is supported last FY 2016/17.

Sikhar. Foundation and is December 2017. of trees which Switchyard of Chameliya HEP 20 Nepal Electricity Authority . Similarly. NEA and EDCF K-Exim Bank. The overall progress of civil works is 99. The vertical shaft also encountered huge cavity formation with debris Dam site of Chameliya HEP Áow making the construction very difÀcult. that was completed in 2015. been completed with 2 nos. penstock (both horizontal and vertical) and tail race. erection of 412 nos. of 16 MVA power tion date (including Testing and Commissioning) transformers being installed. 2008. of 132 kV Transmission line towers has been completed including stringing Project Status works of 131 km single circuit of conductor The project is at the stage of completion with and OPGW (Optical Ground Wire) has also been full completion of dam works.99% of power house has been completed.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 CHAMELIYA HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT surge tank. The treatment of squeezing of HRT started on May 2013 and was completed on May 2017. Korea loan started in 23rd October. house site is located at Sailya Municipality.95%. The project has initiated the process connecting tunnel. adit tunnel.8 % of intake Project Background and 99. As per the has been completed. localized cracking of shotcrete and extremely large deformations in the crowns and side walls which is upto maximum 40% of the design diameter. Switchyard area has Joint Co-ordinated Working Schedule the comple. Chameliya Hydroelectric Project under joint fund. ing of GoN. 99.21 GWh. Darchula District. completed. The power Due to weak geology and presence of fault zones. headrace tunnel. Similarly. The plant capacity is 30 MW (6 hour Peaking Run of River) with average annual The installation of turbines and generators energy generation of 184. of cutting around 2300 nos. This resulted in deformation of several lattice girders/steel ribs. desanding basin. the power house had to be relocated which resulted in requirement of slope protection. squeezing in 843 m length of the Headrace Balanch and the Dam site is located at Bitule of tunnel (HRT) was encountered between Adit 2 down stream and Adit 3 up stream.

HM transmission line. GENERATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 impose great danger to the transmission line. issued “Notice for Termination” to the Contractor RAHUGHAT HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT on 18th June. 2012 and the concurrence from EXIM Bank of India was received on 2nd August. Dhaulagiri stay orders to prevent the seizure of the Bank Zone of Western Nepal. Hydro-mechanical Adit No. as consultant also for Electro-mechanical. US$ 67 million was to be made available parties have appointed their respective arbitrators from the soft loan provided by the EXIM Bank of and the appointment of the third arbitrator is in India. 2017. and TL works on 24th March.35 Crores the arbitration process under UNCITRAL rules of (including all taxes). HM and TL) works. A Around 85% of the work has been completed supplementary contract was signed with WAPCOS and is under process of testing and charging the Limited for the consultancy Services of EM. available from EXIM Bank of India under US$ 250 million Dollar Line of Credit Agreement dated 21st October. EXIM Bank of India under US$ 100 million Dollar The Determination process of the Contractor was Line of Credit Agreement dated 14th September. near Beni in Myagdi District. of India Undertaking) in association with TATA CONSULTING ENGINEERS LIMITED AND LARSON & TOUBRO LIMITED on 16th February. Out of the total estimated Arbitration as per the Condition of Contract. 2011. with the recommendation of the Consultant. The Project after completion of all test from the consultant. III Nepal Electricity Authority 21 . Both cost. The Determination for the mechanical and transmission line works and the plant and machineries. 2015 as the Appellate Rahughat Hydroelelctric Project is located at Court rejected the Contractor’s plea to issue Galeshwor. US$ 31 million was made available from process. equipment and vehicles is remaining amount for main civil works was made going on and shall be completed very soon. Consultant for the construction of Main Civil works of the project. because of the very poor work is set to be fully commissioned by December Ànancial condition of the company. The Employer. 2012. also initiated by the Consultant with a joint site 2007 for the main civil works and consultancy visit and the Engineer has already completed the services for civil works. (A Govt. and Transmission Line (EM. The cost of the project Guarantees. Contract Agreement for the consultancy services for construction of main civil works was signed with WAPCOS Ltd. The contractor IVRCL has initiated was initially estimated to be NRs 827. The remaining amount determination of the Civil Works executed by the of US$ 36 million for electromechanical. hydro- Contractor. M/S IVRCL. 2014. The EXIM Bank of India approved the appointment of WAPCOS Limited. 2015 and the Bank Guarantees Project Background were seized on 28th June. The Project is under Ànal stage of completion with The contractor could not accelerate the plugging of Adit tunnel 2 and installation of Adit construction work even after repeated instructions # 3 gate.

a run- received. The preparation of Tender Document for 2012. Electro-mechanical works is completed. 2016 with the Ànal submission date on 7th of 3. The Contract for major construction work and construction supervision work has been effective The Technical Evaluation of the Bid is already from 1st June 2011 and that of the transmission completed and Price Bid Evaluation process is line has become effective from 26 February going on. An Upgraded Detailed Project Report (UDPR) for the revised installed capacity. China (CGGC) at a for Lot 1: Civil and Hydro-mechanical works and cost of 89. The total cost of the Project for the revised installed capacity has been estimated as NRs 859. the design discharge was Àxed at 16.river project of 60 MW was initiated in June Camp Facilities is being undertaken by Lama 2011. with detail cost estimate.67 cumecs and the installed capacity optimized to 40 MW. the Ànal submission date at a contract price of 22. 2016. at a cost May. The estimated cost of the project is be sorted out. 22 Nepal Electricity Authority .6 million US$ excluding was extended up to 14th Nov 2016. Electro-mechanical & Project Status Most of the land necessary for the construction of the Project and permission for cutting of the trees has already been acquired. On the advice of EXIM Bank of India the Transmission line work was awarded to China and the request from the Bidders for the extension International Water & Electric Corporation (CWE) of submission dates. was prepared by the Consultant.775 Million US$. Lot-2.932 Million US$ excluding VAT. construction work (Civil. made with Northwest Engineering Corporation Limited (previously known as Northwest Hydro- The Tender call for Lot 1 was Àrst published on 6th Consulting Engineers). After the revision of the river hydrology. VAT. The project is working hard to settle 125.90 crores (@ NRs 105 per US$) including VAT.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 The Construction of the Camp Facilities being UPPER TRISHULI 3A HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT undertaken by Gorkha Swachchanda JV has also Project Background entered into dispute for which Ànal verdict on the Arbitration process from NEPCA is already Construction of Upper Trishiuli-3A HEP. Contract for the major these disputes contractually. The Construction of Infrastructures for of. After the approval by the NEA management to go Underground Powerhouse for Tendering in Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) mode. Contract for July. Government of Nepal and China Exim Bank for However Lama Construction has also gone for a concessional loan of 120 million US Dollar arbitration for few disputable items that need to in 2011. Contract in Plant and Design Build (PDB) mode for Lot 2 : for construction supervision of the project was Mechanical and Electrical works. the Bidding Documents Hydro-mechanical works) was signed with China were prepared by the Consultant in EPC mode Gezhouba Group Company Ltd. China (NWH). The agreement was signed between the Construction and majority works is completed..177 Million US$ excluding VAT.

and 220 kV line from Trishuli-3B hub to Matatirtha Nepal Electricity Authority 23 . switch yard and The project has conducted skill enhancement tailrace tunnel has been completed as well. completed. About 35% of steel lining in penstock Supply of hospital equipment. construction of Matatirtha substation. which from powerhouse switchyard to Trishuli 3B hub are under progress. 90-tower foundation concrete work out of 142 excavation of surge shaft has been completed. Excavation of 3867 m out of foundation has been completed and approval for 4076 m long headrace tunnel (~95%) has been tree cutting has been obtained from the relevant completed. GENERATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Dam site of Upper Trishuli 3 'A' CGGC has completed construction of steel bridge substation in Kathmandu totaling 44. About 23% of Concrete lining in the district forest ofÀces. weir. implementation of two water supply installation has been completed. Till and horizontal pressure shaft and about 57% of date. PSP Concreting of draft tube unit-1 & 2 and upper also consists of the construction of four school conical part of unit-1 together with gantry crane buildings. 2015 nearly out of 2200 tonnes manufactured tower materials 95% of headworks (Intake. settling basin and have already arrived at the site. About 33% of systems. of adits totaling 753 m. excavation work of vertical completed 94. upgrading of road from Trishuli to concrete lining in the tailrace tunnel has been Champani. about 1 km of 220 kV underground temporary camp at headworks and excavation cable route leads to the Matatirtha Substation of four no. equipment is ready for dispatch to the site from About 97% of desander concreting work has also China. intake works and 106 m of approach channel. of Irrigation drainage works. addition.7 km. has been completed and other 4 are in progress. 400 km ACSR ‘BISON’ Conductor and 650 tones Prior to the earthquake of April 25. pedestrian trails and various village roads in project-affected areas The transmission line comprises of 132 kV line through DDC-Rasuwa and DDC-Nuwakot. and construction branch pipe has been completed. training to 60 persons from the project-affected area under Public Support Program (PSP). road improvement to Trishuli hospital. CGGC has and two 132kV line bay extension works will completed 2nd stage of river diversion with be conducted for interconnection with existing installation of four radial gates. Excavation of underground powerhouse cavern. In and a pedestrian bridge over Trishuli River. Land acquisition for tower been completed.60% in 26 community forests. Tree-cutting works has been headrace tunnel. In addition. upper and lower drainage tunnel. 132 kV Line bay gravel trap) concreting work has been completed.

till 2 January. rainy season also triggered further landslide at about 74 meter of headrace tunnel excavation various places. The Supplementary Contract Agreement was signed landslide also blocked the access road to Surge between NEA and Consultant NWH on 28 March. Several Regarding Consulting work. Presently.85 Giga Watt hours (GWh) duration of Transmission line works was extended of electrical energy per annum. After the earthquake. 2020 including road from powerhouse to the headworks. power house local labors. from 15 March 2016. The earthquake followed by the and access road to surge shaft. which has been providing much needed peaking The Transmission line Contractor (CWE) also energy to the Integrated National Power System repatriated the Chinese workers and dismissed the (INPS). downstream of excavation is remaining. were resumed their respective works on the site after heavily damaged. inspection and powerhouse to Headworks. The contract to generate about 40. The 14-Megawatt (MW) Kulekhani III entire local labors. which Defect Liability Period of 12 months and Second made the headworks virtually inaccessible. 2017 between NEA and CGGC. the only storage power plant in Nepal. Now. It is expected other related works are in progress. Adit-2 tunnel and powerhouse. Kulekhani is the only storage project in Nepal.e. Contractor repatriated all the earthquake of April 25. including a huge landslide uphill has been made thus only 135 meter of tunnel side of the Tunnel Inlet portal. Army is constructing retaining structure and slope department is looking after the construction of protection measures on the access road for its Kulekhani III hydropower project (14 MW). 2018 as a second 24 Nepal Electricity Authority . Áow of the Kulekhani Reservoir.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Post-Earthquake Status extension of time (EOT) for which Supplementary Contract Agreement was signed on 7 March. by 20 month i. CGGC has Chinese labor back to China and dismissed all resumed work in headrace tunnel. Shaft and adit-1. the Nepal projects of Generation Directorate. the Contractor regulated Áow of Kulekhani Reservoir and resumed its work and the tower foundation and additional water from Khani Khola. considering the unsafe working Hydroelectric Project with two numbers of Francis environment after 25 April 2015 earthquake. 2019 KULEKHANI III HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT as a second extension of time (EOT) for which Project Background Supplementary Contract Agreement was signed on 7 March. 2017 The project work which was being carried out between NEA and CWE. the Contract duration for the main works was extended by 34 months i. the cabinet decided Generation Development Department (GDD) to mobilize Nepal army to open the track from performs the regular monitoring. Adit-1 Now. which stabilization as per MOU between NEA and Nepal is a cascade project that utilizes the regulated Army dated on March 30.e. Later earthquake also triggered a huge debris Áow at uphill of the dam site on left GENERATION DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT bank. Now. Many construction equipment 2017. turbine is a cascade project which utilizes the However. both the Contractors CGGC and CWE have tunnel. After earthquake. of the contractor including the temporary labor camps located near the Headworks. 2017. 2015. 2016 to 30 April. till April 30. the desander. The army opened the resource management of under-construction track by the end of March 2016. the time was extended huge landslides occurred along the 5 km access from July 1. at a rapid pace came to a standstill by the devastating earthquake of 25 April 2015.

. on the southwest of Kathmandu in Makawanpur ongoing transmission line works. The Powerhouse is located MV switchgear equipment. After termination with WRC-SILT-HEDCO JV. China. Project Status The project was initiated in 2008 April with the Generator Floor Nepal Electricity Authority 25 . China and the Electromechanical & Hydro-mechanical Works Contract has been awarded to M/S Zhejiang Jinlun Electromechanic Co. 4 and second stage concreting along with some The funds are provided by the Government of minor independent works. GENERATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 contract being awarded to the civil contractor while the contract for Electromechanical & Hydro- mechanical was awarded in 2010. communication and about 5 km north of Hetauda at Sanutar village cables. By the end of Àscal year 2073/074 (July 2017) approximately 86 percent of the works in total has been completed. Ltd. overcome the problems and complete the project as early as possible. The Project is located cabling. The total estimated cost of the The remaining EM works include powerhouse Project is NRs. India in association with TMS. Over the years. bellmouth concreting. about 11 km delivery of remaining EM equipment including LV/ north of Hetauda. powerhouse road Adit No. The Civil Works Contract has been awarded to M/S Sinohydro Corporation.. switchyard equipment installation. and completion of ongoing turbine Region. the project went through a lot of complexities of various nature which resulted in serious project delays. The remaining Civil works entails works related to the forebay.63 billion. 4. The remaining works are expected to be adjacent to the Tribhuwan Highway. The headworks site is located on the left generator installation along with the supply and bank of Khani Khola at Bhainse. Nepal has been made for construction management and construction supervision of the Project. completed by December 2017. Narayani zone of the Central Development installation. gates/trash racks district. Nevertheless. Nepal and Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) for the construction work. powerhouse Ànishing. every effort is being made to resolve the issues. About 98 percent of the civil construction works and 75 percent of the Electromechanical & Hydro-mechanical works has been completed. cable duct concreting. a new contract with M/S WAPCOS Ltd.

ModiÀed MIV Shifting for Assembly 26 Nepal Electricity Authority . Under this department. maintenance of GIS and power plants. The power station. inspection of practice normally carried out in the lean season equipment of generator housing. butterÁy valve disc seal.94% as compared to that of was started on 24th June 2016 was completed last Àscal year's generation.16% as compared with the proper operation and regular preventive to the last year's generation. 2017 to 19th april. The following sections provide a concise description of the power stations and highlight major activities carried out under this department during the Àscal year. Apart and testing of neutral cubical. inspection capacity is available during wet season. Kaligandaki 'A' Hydropower Station MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT Kaligandaki 'A' Hydropower Station is the largest The operation and maintenance of Àve (5) Power Plant of Nepal having an installed capacity hydropower plants and one (1) Multifuel diesel of 144 MW. The actual this department has increased signiÀcantly this generation of the plant in this Àscal year is 842. commissioned in 2002. only regular preventive maintenance activities were carried out. repair cascade Kulekhani I and Kulekhani II plants are and modiÀcation of old MIV.87 TWh. replacement avoiding energy loss. Kali gandaki ‘A’ Hydropower Plant Rehabilitation Project (KGAHPPRP) under loan Ànancing from International Development Association (IDA) is under implementation. having total installed capacity of these plants is 414 annual design generation of 842 GWh and is MW. department in Àscal year 2073/74 is 1. Kulekhani-I and Kulekhani-II being reservoir type power plants does not experience erosion problems and hence. as per system requirement. The Multifuel power bypass valve and steam bush were carried out. Syangja. with 3 units each having a capacity power plant with capacity above 30 MW fall of 48 MW. Total generation is mainly due to adequate hydrology generation from the hydropower plants under this throughout the year. inspection and works. periodic overhaulings were carried out in cleaning of speed signal generator (SSG). It is a six-hour peaking run-of-river type under the jurisdiction of this department. The actual generation from the plants under located at Krishna Gandaki. Under this work. 29th march. Middle Marsyangdi and Marsyangdi of power transformer. testing Kaligandaki A. 2017 under which electrical works such as maintenance and Overhauling of generating units is a regular testing of excitation transformer. The generation from on 6th August 2016. plant was brought into operation in the month The signiÀcant maintenance works this year of Chaitra to meet the peak demand during SEE comprises overhauling of unit number 1 from exams. specially during dry season. The MIV modiÀcation work of Unit No. This ensures that design of the carbon brushes as required. 3 which with an increment of 7.15 year because of the favouring hydrology along GWh with an increment of 12. replacement of mainly intended for meeting peak load demand hydraulic servo motor. The increment in maintenance activities carried out. maintenance and from preventive and corrective maintenance testing of synchronizing breaker.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 LARGE GENERATION OPERATION & 1.

Trash rack cleaning machine has already dispatched from Manufacture’s factory and expected to complete Fitting of Pipes and Pumps for dewatering of the installation and commissioning by Sep 2017. cleaning of identiÀcation. Its remarkable operational performance were carried out. fault valve set of turbine of unit no. the remaining work as per study shall be conducted by mobilizing the internal & external resources. Similarly. assembling of the repaired & HVOF coated 2008 and has consistently performed well wicket gate and repaired upper stem bearings.). SCADA system issues of (KGAHPPRP). Civil. and solving of Startup sequence of the Unit No. 2.65 GWh this year with installation of new fabricated balancing pipes.1 position display system were also ‘A’ Hydropower Plant Rehabilitation Project carried out. of existing facing plates of all three diversion repair and maintenance of all three spillway radial dam radial gate. slot and civil works like repair and maintenance dewatering and inspection of downstream roller of access road. Maintenance of Bote house and primary school changing of LV breaker (400V. Under Electro-Mechanical Works. if any. all mechanical packages except trash rack cleaning machine supply has been completed. etc. problem identiÀcation dam to address slope stability issue of left bank. It was commissioned in runner. and maintenance activities during this Àscal 1. The consultant has submitted the Ànal design reports. along with 2. runner. balancing pipes. under Technical Assistance and cooling water system. Other signiÀcant works carried is rightly supported by periodic overhauling out this year are installation of online bushing of units and adequate hydrology. wicket gates.e. Since the loan from World Bank has already closed on 30 June 2017. USA on 23rd April 2015. Furthermore. Lamjung. commissioning bucket & bathymetric survey and eco sound survey of digital inclinometers along the u/s of diversion of the reservoir. were addressed with assistance of Agreement for the Consulting Services for Dam Alstom expert. dry and wet tests. Similarly. repair and maintenance of cooling dewatering tanks & repairing of pumps. Safety. Middle Marsyangdi Hydropower Station mechanical works such as dismantling of turbine Middle Marsyangdi Hydropower Station with components (i. 1250A ACB) for Bus- were also completed this year. the Contract recordings. Electromechanical Works and SCADA display and operation of 132kV controller Capacity Building have been signed between Nepal Electricity Authority and MWH International Inc. etc. wearing rings generation of 398 GWh is located at Bhoteodar. 1. GENERATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 protection cubicals. installation of the repaired HVOF coated Siundibar. replacement of governor’s actuator/solenoid year included overhauling of unit no. desander basin. facing plates. prestart conditions. thereby generating 454. an increment of 4. installed capacity of 70 MW and annual design shaft seal.38% as compared with last installation of new spare turbine guide bearing year. problem in DCS system. Dam site water control system. restoration of automatic repair and maintenance works includes repairing functioning of drainage and dewatering system.1. downstream to enable inspection of roller bucket Nepal Electricity Authority 27 . HDSR Capacity-Building component. problem identiÀcation and solving of As part of implementation of Kali Gandaki intake gate no.Major repair monitoring device on the transformer of unit no. repairing of de-sander stop log gates. repair and maintenance of desanders. Coupler 2.

87% greater canal and maintenance works at Dhakaltar road than annual generation of previous Àscal year. replacement of isolators of all the 3 units. installation. dry season and also for restoring Power in INPS at Works like maintenance of radial gate no. upgradation of generator protection system The construction of this plant was started in 1977. Major works this year consists of repair/maintenance of local control panel of butterÁy valve at valve house. changing of toothed lath completed in this Àscal year. It generated 73. This year it generated 465. installation. located at installed capacity of 69 MW and annual design Dhorsing.2. an increment of 5.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 and integration of MMHPS to LMHPS double 6 numbers of staff buildings damaged by the circuit 132kV line in SCADA were addressed. It was commissioned of Kathmandu. primary energy and 46 GWh as Secondary energy. Makwanpur at about 30 km southwest generation of 462. construction of cantilever Slip Ring of generator being RCC wall at intake access road for landslide dismantled as seen from ground level 28 Nepal Electricity Authority . Kulekhani-I Hydropower Station Aabookhaireni.5 GWh. earthquake was completed as well as construction Works like auto operation of trash rack cleaning of 4 new staff buildings. updates in staff colony and a new VIP guest house were the HMI and programs.67 m and 1500. the time of Black out. Tanahun in the central region with Kulekhani-I Hydropower Station. is the only seasonal storage type in 1989 AD. Extension etc. Deurali and control house. testing & commissioning of 110 V. Moreover. and the Project was completed in 4th December replacement of generator cooler of unit no. In addition. 355 Ah maintenance free Ni-Cd Pocket Plate battery & 110 V 325 A DC online duel Áoat cum boost battery charger at power house. of the same year. replacement of 110V. 240Ah maintenance free battery bank of switchgear and protection system at dam site. of 132 KV GIS bus inside GIS sub-station is still ongoing. Debris removal work at Sera and Palung check dam. 3.24m respectively measured from mean sea level. weir and colony was completed this year. The were also conducted this year. Maintenance of maximum and minimum water level recorded this year is 1523. replacement of faulty drives.40 GWh of extraction of debris from weir site under sluice energy in this Àscal year which is 2. are in progress. This Hydro previous year's generation. Major works carried Power plant is designed to generate 165 GWh as out this year are overhauling works of unit no. 2. testing and commissioning of VRLA battery banks of various capacities for telemetry system at dam site. new boundary wall at machine. Marsyangdi Hydropower Station Marsyangdi Hydropower Station is located at 4.31 GWh plant in Nepal with installed capacity of 60 MW and of energy. construction of new gabion check dams at upstream of Chakhel and Sim Intake were also carried out. 4 & 5. The plant is very critical for INPS Upgradation of communication system of power for meeting peak load demand especially during house.34% compared to annual design generation of 211 GWh. & transformer protection system of all three Àrst unit was commissioned in 14th May 1982 units.

with an installed capacity commissioning of single core 240 sq. termination kits will be conducted in the next Àscal year. installation of CC camera in Mandu intake 35 MVA Power Transformer of both units. laying.83% greater than previous year’s generation. water intake from Mandu and Rapti pumping also boost the generation of this hydropower station. This plant Engine Hall Nepal Electricity Authority 29 . major works control was also conducted. 66 kV of 39 MW. repair and seat ring control valve. Furthermore. installation. GENERATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Turbine Floor generated 37. In addition to the cascade from Kulekhani-I.6 GWh. Multi-Fuel Power Plant alignment and operating shaft at simkhola dam site. testing and Multifuel Power Plant. is located at Bansbari. This plant is located at Bhainse VDC of Makawanpur district and was commissioned in 1986 AD. replacement of limit and maintenance work for proper alignments/ switches of inlet valve. Similarly. Morang in the XLPE power cable -4 km. replacement of damaged non. repair for water level monitoring. repair and maintenance of drain water pump and returning (lubricating) grease valve. its 6. 5. maintenance of intake gate foundation. replacement of LV side adjustment and greasing of penstock pipeline's bushing connection pad of main transformer. rocker arms. Kulekhani-II Hydropower Station Kulekhani II hydropower plant is a cascade power station of Kulekhani I hydropower plant with diversion of Mandu river and water lift system from Rapti river having 32MW installed capacity and annual design generation of 104. some major carried out this year includes replacement of total works conducted this year includes installation four layers of Àlter material (gravel) at Mandu of ÀreÀghting system for the protection of the dam. Access Tunnel of Kulekhani Powerhouse Besides regular maintenance works. mm.8 GWh of electricity this year which is 4.

oil (FO) as a source of energy.7 MW. 26 MW capacity have achieved a maximum generation from their was put into service in Àscal year 1990/91 and Àrst run this year. This year the the power stations and highlight major activities plant was operated in the month of Chaitra for carried out under this department during the the peak power supply during SEE examinations Àscal year. Out of total Modikhola & Ilam Puwakhola hydropower stations installed capacity of 39 MW.C works were performed. There are two units each 7. generating 26. Major work 1. The rehabilitation projects additional 13 MW capacity was put into service ongoing under this department is Sundarijal with in Àscal year 1997/98 making it the largest loan assistance from the Asian Development thermal power plant in Nepal. a 0. Cumulative generation from its Àrst capacity below 30MW and owned by NEA with run is 5.061GWh.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 eastern industrial corridor of Nepal. an objective to maximize energy generation by The major activities accomplished this Àscal year optimally utilizing generation resources while 2016/17 were repair of butterÁy and by pass undertaking rehabilitation. deep well pump and motor. lube oil/fuel oil Trishuli Hydropower Station is constructed on the separator unit. It consists of 6 Bank (ADB) under Energy Access and EfÀciency (Six) Wartsila Diesel engines which use furnace Improvement Project (EAEIP). The Trishuli Hydro Power Station 30 Nepal Electricity Authority .5. headed by a Director. hydropower stations are on the progress. It has always strived to uphold economy. Nuwakot. The installed capacity of 12 hydropower stations and 1 diesel power plant with installed capacity below 30 MW is 108.5 MVA from Leroy Somer France The refurbishment of Panauti and Chatara and four units each 8.22 MWh which is 6. The France. periodic overhauling and maintenance of generating facilities. It is Medium Generation Operation and Maintenance a peaking run-of-river plant with peaking capacity Department (MGO&MD). The actual generation from the hydropower generating stations under this department on FY 2016/17 is 414. 140 million with its initial installed capacity of 21 MW having 7 units of 3 MW each. this year.5 MW and one unit 3 MW.97 GWh. maintenance of ofÀce compound wall.144 MVA from Alsthom.98% of excess energy as compared to that of past year and have achieved about 95. Trishuli Hydropower Station this year include repair and maintenance of unit no.C.66 MWh of power. plate heat exchanger unit. Major overhauling of engines of all the following sections provide a concise description of six units were concluded in 2013. is of 21 MW.08% of target generation this year. It was later MEDIUM GENERATION OPERATION AND rehabilitated in 1995 AD and upgraded to 24 MW MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT with 6 units each 3. It was commissioned in 1967 AD in assistance patrolling of 33 KV transmission line & quarter with the Government of India at a cost of INR road P. The annual design generation is 163 responsible for the operation and maintenance GWh where as its actual generation of this year is of twelve (12) hydropower stations and one (1) 125.75% increase as compared to diesel power plants with individual installed previous year. Also banks of Trishuli River at Trishuli Bazar. operational efÀciency and an acceptable level of reliability in its drive for improvement.

Repair of spillway slab at desander and removing maintenance of bypass valve of unit No. all 3 units are operating satisfactorily. Furthermore. repair of water leakage due due to increase of discharge capacity. installed capacity of 14. in Àscal year 2016/17 include motorization works of Áushing gate instead of manual operation. modernization and upgrading (RMU) of 12. Engineering Directorate is involved Áoor of power house.1 MW and annual design generation of 114 GWh. desander to earthquake in expansion joints (only some capacity has proven to be insufÀcient during wet portions) of the concrete structures of ground season. Gandak Hydropower Station Devighat. Parallel bearing oil cooler was installed in Unit no 7. fencing works on the Àscal year. NEA. repair and construction silt. is observed after successful completion of Nawalparasi. after upgrading of Trishuli Hydro power plant of school building. is now in satisfactory operation after repair. Improved operational performance head Plant located in Western Canal at Surajpura. control and monitoring system of operating mechanism. which will be carried by suitable experts in next Àscal year. sand from B0 Reservoir trash rack were maintenance of dewatering & drainage pump. low generation of this year is 97. breaker maintenance by replacing new link pin Instrumentation. of trash. The capacity of the units was in Uttar Pradesh. installation of excitation Àeld breaker in unit no -6 moreover major maintenance works completed was carried out. repair of quarter building for detail engineering and design of Trishuli damaged during earthquake and 66kV SF6 Desander upgrading and balancing reservoir. India. It is located at 3. The plant has three improved and upgraded to 15MW and the actual horizontal mounted tubular bulb turbines. Boundary Wall construction works repair of Samari khola syphon.000 cusec advances further for irrigation in 2010/2011. Preparation for overhauling of runners 2. 1. New Line relay and control Panel was installed for Devighat Hydro Power Station 66kV Trishuli-Balaju transmission line.61 GWh. Nuwakot and was commissioned in Gandak Hydro Power plant is a canal drop low 1984 AD. Repair and maintenance of Unit no 7 Excitation System and Currently. gabion protection around NEA owned territory were also done in this works in the Samari khola. head high discharge Kaplan Turbo-Generators of Nepal Electricity Authority 31 . Governor needs major upgrading for which preparation and SCADA system need repair and maintenance works are being carried out. As Trishuli River carries large quantity of side of open canals. Devighat Hydro Power Station is on the process and is being planned to be Devighat Hydropower Plant is a cascade implemented by utilizing the shutdown period of development of Trishuli Hydropower Plant with Trishuli HPS during F/Y 2017/18. GENERATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 valve of Unit no 3. carried out. This Canal with maximum discharge renovation. which was not working properly for years. New overhead crane was installed at head gate. MIV of unit no 1 and 2 (currently not in satisfactory condition) shall be repaired and put into operation in next year by devising similar method used for unit 3. Repair and maintenance of butterÁy and bypass valve of unit no 4 and 7 were also done this year.

It was commissioned in 2000 AD. Currently unit no.C.C. A substantial progress has been achieved in last FY in the report which helped to maintain the voltage level of supply and increase import from India which become instrumental to reduce load shedding in that area. The rehabilitation of Intake (procurement & installation The rehabilitation works in Modi Khola Hydropower of TRCM & gantry crane) of plant jointly Ànanced Station consists of demolition of upstream by ADB and GON under EAEIP is under Ànal stage boulders.synchronization and bypass canal of the pondage at intake. Operation of this Plant has been adversely affected especially Overhauling of Unit no.61% more than that damsite.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 5 MW each with aggregate capacity of 15 MW and during rainy season reportedly due to sub-optimal annual design generation of 106. extension of of completion. of this Àscal year is 69. The plant is coordinating with downstream apron.78 percent more than previous year's generation.8 MW and annual design generation of 92. 4. replacement months each year.55 GWh which is 10.38 GWh. replacing of Francis runner of unit no 1. replacement Unit No. trip because of low voltage from Indian grid. replacement of trash rack Indian irrigation authority to minimize the duration panels with more height. 2 and 3 army. construction of new of irrigation canal maintenance which is about 4 cantilever R. repair and maintenance of foundation on are in operation but the generation is disrupted protection wall of the tailrace and construction of occasionally due to non. condition monitoring tests done on switchyard and power house equipment and that in mechanical section are overhauling of unit no 1. repair of diversion weir. 3 Turbine Cover Opening. which is 34. of pressure pipes of inlet gates butterÁy valves for unit no 1 and 2. 170 million. replacement of 132 kV lightening arrester on 132 kV substation. construction of sentry post for security of previous Àscal year. The actual generation with the total cost of NRs. Similarly civil works carried The actual generation from this plant is 21. Modikhola Hydropower Station Modikhola Hydropower Station with installed capacity of 14. Parbat.5 GWh is located at Dimuwa. repair and maintenance of 100 kVA generator of power house. Transformer replacement of synchronizing breaker of unit no 1 and 2. repair of butterÁy valve and replacement of its seal in unit no 1. 1 32 Nepal Electricity Authority . It was design and inadequate sediment handling commissioned in 1979 AD in assistance with the facilities as the Modikhola brings high content Government of India and Government of Nepal of abrasive sediments. Major maintenance works carried this year in electrical section include replacement of 132 kV SF6 circuit breaker on 132/33 kV.87 out this year include rehabilitation works on GWh this year. retaining wall.

replacement with new generator protection relay. voltage km east from Kathmandu. Similarly. and hydro-mechanical works is nearly to the tyres etc. repair & maintenance of radial million. monitoring test of major electrical equipment: located on the upper reach of Sunkoshi River 81 power transformers.69 overhauling. only about 24 m of by-pass penstock manhole of unit no 1.4 million including 66 kV on the right bank of the regulating pondage single circuit transmission line up to Kathmandu.05 MW Sunkoshi Hydropower station. Ilam (Puwakhola) Hydropower Station Puwa Khola Hydropower Station is a run of river type of plant with an installed capacity of 6. SigniÀcant works contract cost of the above works (civil and hydro. Ilam and was commissioned overhauling of unit no. 109. with an annual design generation of 70 GWh.5. repair & hydro-mechanical works is 180 Million without maintenance of heavy equipment at dam site for VAT and Contingencies. carried out this year include unit no 2 & 3 complete mechanical) has been estimated to NRs. with control gate. concrete bed and control building construction works is ongoing as old gate is remaining. Sunkoshi Hydropower Station with new one for internal supply and condition The 10. in civil works. removal of debris (logs. current transformers. The The actual generation of this Àscal year is 46. replacement of damaged distribution transformer 5. The revised to that of previous Àscal year. The rehabilitation works are quarter buildings were demolished by last year’s expected to be completed by 2017/18. Kathmandu. The cost of the project was incorporation of a bye-pass steel pipe system approximately NRs. Major electrical works including result is seen after completion of rehabilitation installation of new C&R Panel with energy meter work of civil and hydro mechanical structures for 6 MVA Power Transformer.C. by means of Ànancial support from Government of Nepal. 6. repair and modiÀcation of hydro-mechanical parts in headworks area. The construction of civil debris removal works. Rehabilitation works has been planned for the power plant in this Àscal year with an aim to increase energy generation. Staffs quarter steel pipeline with R. 16. energy efÀciency and availability of the plant. Baneshwor. debris removal works at Dam site’s commissioned with an assistance from People's upstream and downstream area. in January 1972. Nepal. 2 Nepal Electricity Authority 33 . and construction Republic of China and Government of Nepal. of cofferdam at Tauthali khola to withdraw water during Magh to Jestha for power generation are of major signiÀcance. in Sindhupalchowk transformers. GENERATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 of cover slabs of de-silting basin silt drain. lighting arrestors and generator unit district. This river training works with Gabion to protect store of station has 3 units of 3.C.) trapped inside runner blades through completion stage. replacement of at headwork. is a run-of-river daily pondage power plant 1 has been carried out. The total estimate budget of civil and arm & radial gate of barrage gate no.33% as compared V.2 MW and annual design generation of 48 GWh.19 contract is awarded to M/S Lumbini/Prakritik J GWh. The generation record has been damaged generator protection relay of unit 3 exceeded than targeted value in last three year with overcurrent protection relay and then Ànal after modiÀcation works. which is an increase of 28.35 MW each and was Sunkoshi HPS. Positive earthquake. It is located Repairing of runner during at Golakharka.

7 million. replacement The governor. Sunsari completion of overhauling of unit no. 1.63% thereby generating its maximum energy in Sunsari Morang Irrigation Project (SMIP) on 29 a Àscal year till date. is located at from the Canal was later handed over to NEA by khopasi. main Breaker at high Voltage Room. pinion shaft have been repaired in workshop and delivered to CHPS site.1 MW each and has generated 36. excitation panel and synchronizing of rotating diodes of the excitation system. and maintenance of drinking water supply system All the dismantled Turbine parts like runner. since last year due to problems in turbine parts. surpassing its previous best March. It has two identical pelton turbines of 3. 2.414 GWh of energy this year. 2 has been done system. replacement of 33 kV Protection Panel at with Andritz Hydro. Chatara Hydropower Station be running after complete overhauling targeted to Chatara Hydropower Station. The 34 Nepal Electricity Authority . in 1996 AD with the assistance from Government of India at a cost of NRs.2 MW and annual plans are to start for complete overhauling of unit design generation of 6 GWh. the plant is in shutdown condition Major works carried out this year in electrome. 162. instrumentations of unit Similarly major maintenance works in civil section no. future with an installed capacity of 3. is located at Chatara. generation of 34. The plant 8. exceeding the last Àscal year's generation by Kaplan runner 7. for ofÀce. Panauti Hydropower Station which was originally designed to be a captive plant Panauti Hydropower Station built in 1965 with for powering drazer pumps to Áush sediments the assistance of the then USSR.6 million. chanical section include replacement of broken/ for which a contract agreement for the renovation cracked pipeline and valves of hydro-mechanical & modernisation of unit no. bushes. panel seals. turbine shaft. panauti. a canal drop type be completed by this Àscal year (2017/18). Presently. replacement of 1250 Ampere VCB of the works are being continued in this Àscal year. The unit will 7. It was commissioned no. being OEM of the plant and control room.64 GWh of 2005/06. 35 km east of Kathmandu. After power station. quarter and power house. 1999. Ltd.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Ilam Puwakhola Hydro Power Station in 1999 AD jointly by the Government of Nepal and NEA at a cost of USD 15.2 will be replaced by new ones after being are maintenance of quarters at ofÀce premises delivered to CHPS site by Andritz Hydro Pvt.

This plant can generate in full Fewa Hydropower Station is a canal drop type capacity almost all days of the year and all 3 units power station with an installed capacity of 1. temporary diversion works at Seti Hydropower Station is a run of river plant intake of headworks. Power canal of 3. repair of governor air oil damaged building. This power plant is under Jaubari. 11kV new governor control system including MIV. Excitation. In civil works. 3. Pokhara.97 GWh.721 m long with discharge of 3. Fewa Hydropower Station availability of units. Inspection of generator stator. rotor and rehabilitation with procurement & installation of checking of insulation and protective gear. Other works include Repair & Replacement of Synchronizing Check Relay for The maintenance works carried out this year Synchronizing System. The ongoing from the People’s Republic of China. It consists of 3 units of deposition of debris.8 GWh. monitoring & protection transformer no. accomplished. repair & with decrease of 26. GENERATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 scheme was an installed capacity of 2.84% due to a heavy Áood.6 GWh. Intake of the canal is digital governor and SCADA embedded control regulated primarily for irrigation by Department panel will be initiated in FY 2017/18. Wall.4 MW and annual design generation of 6. overhauling of unit no.2 cu. normal operation of the Plant sometimes gets affected regardless of 10. The annual generation and located at Pardi. 2. This year Installation. It is built at the end Nepal Electricity Authority 35 . construction of weir section of head works which was damaged 9. Repair and Maintenance of ofÀce pressure oil system. 3. and Commissioning for Unit-1. severely damaging the turbine generator male/female coupling were headworks. Repair and maintenance include maintenance of governor and high of Canal. of Irrigation and hence. in replacement of Unit-1 turbine system & Unit-2 Seti River in July last year. Unit-2 & Unit-3 Electro-Mechanical Overhauling of Unit No. 2. Construction of Power House SCADA repair of big desander gate and stoplog gate at System Control Room. Pokhara and power cannel and protection works in old buildings was put into operation in 1985 AD with assistance and civil structures were carried out. relocating desander basin with installed capacity of 1. 3 Works including Governor. removal of huge generation of 9. It is located at Nadipur. Also. logs and silt during Áood at 500kW each.0 MW are in running condition.Y 2016/17 is 8. The Project was designed for operation of only two units at a time with third unit as a standby. Construction of Boundary pressure in unit no. The annual generation of this Àscal year was 2. Power canal modiÀcation and renovation works of control of this Plant serves both objectives of irrigation system and replacement of existing governor with and energy generation. panel of unit no. Seti Hydropower Station by Áood last year. rewinding of step-up & SCADA based control.045 GWh SCADA System were completed.5 MW and design Áushing gate to original position. m/s from headwork to reservoir has seven (7) outlet gates for irrigation in the vicinity of Khopasi and also for drinking purposes as well. rewinding of magnetic ampliÀer systems and brushless excitation systems for and phase compound transformer of excitation which the contractor is doing the works. PLC VCB maintenance work. HMI & of this station for the F.

77 GWh. construction of single storey new staff quarter & construction of colony compound wall Fewa Hydropower Station are in progress. Installation of trash rack at intake of forebay.49 GWh. Generation from the station was 1.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 of the canal for which the water comes from end The tailwater discharge is utilized for water of the Fewa lake at a portion called Damsite in supply system to Kathmandu Valley. towards the cost of Power EfÀciency Improvement as part of Electricity Transmission Expansion 11. cleaning of balancing reservoir. The rehabilitation of this power station is underway Furthermore. It consists of 4 units each 250kW with turbogenerator sets with total installed capacity an annual design generation of 6. complete wiring change of unit no 1 and 2.5 GWh.47 GWh in Àscal year 2016/17. drain valve and cooling system maintenance. whereby the main equipments were supplied by The English Electric Company Ltd. high pressure oil system. Major maintenance works carried out in this year for the plant are repair and maintenance of main inlet valve. Some of the works completed in this Àscal year include maintenance of governor. GON and repair and maintenance of forebay gate. construction of cover slabs for Nagmati canal. It has two Pokhara. repair and maintenance of generator of unit no 1.. It was of 640 kW & annual generation 4. repair NEA. The 36 Nepal Electricity Authority . painting works at roof and exterior wall of powerhouse.drop out fuses Sundarijal Hydropower Station and 200-400 A load disconnecting switches. NEA intends Sundarijal Hydropower Station is located at to apply a portion of the proceeds of this loan Sundarijal. It was commissioned in 1934 AD. Nepal Electricity Authorityhas received loan and maintenance of approximately 300 m power (Loan Number 2808-NEP. being second old hydroplant constructed in Nepal. This commissioned in 1969 AD with assistance from Plant was erected under Colombo Plan scheme the Government of India. 1. three units are in operation while unit no. replacement of 11kV lightning arrester . The actual generation from this plant in this year is 4. replacement of Air Circuit Breaker (ACB) of unit no 1. repair and maintenance of draft tube of unit no. repair and maintenance of power house as 0271-NEP) from Asian Development Bank (ADB) well as tail race were carried out. Presently. 15 km northeast of Kathmandu and for Rehabilitation and upgrading of Sundarijal serves twin purpose of water supply and energy. 4 is not in operation due to problem in generator-turbine coupling. hydropower plant from 640 kW to 970kW . Sundarijal Hydropower Station and Supply Improvement Project. civil maintenance works regarding under the joint assistance from ADB. Similarly. England. Grants 0270-NEP and canal. excitation system.

0. physical and and other minor repairs in quarter building has price contingencies and interest charged during been carried out. It was erected of electromechanical rehabilitation and the with a grant from British Government at a cost recruitment of international individual consultant of NRs. 1968.3 MUSD and GON/NEA counterpart funding is 2. false ceilings installation MUSD including taxes and duties. 22 May. construction of retaining walls. which upholds the legacy of standby condition and operates in an emergency hydropower development in Nepal for more than when there will be severe power shortage.41 MW is located at Hetauda.56 13. most of the civil works truss & installation of CGI sheets for the chamber of Nagmati headwork has been completed. The building in forebay. was commissioned in 1963 and the 83 years old. nearly 12 km south from implementation support for Part C: Rehabilitation the city. Makawanpur This Project is a part of an effort of Nepal and acts as a backup to hydropower plants. Soaring a century. Out of Prithivi Bir Bikram Shah Dev on Monday. It was inaugurated by the late king fuel prices severely restricts its operation. The project is estimated to cost 4.86 near quarter buildings. The contract in EPC model has been to drinking water supply to Kathmandu by KUKL. construction of toilets. second phase with four engine sets of GEC Diesel Ltd. As individual international consultancy has been the water from the penstock has been diverted completed. awarded on April 2017 based on the inception the plant is not being operated for generation report of the consultant. In this year construction of new roof work has been approved. Pharping Hydropower Station Engine Hall Nepal Electricity Authority 37 . This Plant is in station in Nepal. It is located in Pharping in intermittent assignment for design and of Kathmandu district. Pharping Hydropower Station with British Government. Hetauda Diesel Power Plant MUSD. project is scheduled to be completed by July. It adds to generation Pharping Hydropower Station is the Àrst power mix providing operational Áexibility. The Electricity Authority to renovate and modernize Àrst phase with three engine sets of English Electric aged hydropower plants as this plant has become Co. implementation out of which ADB loan is 2. The execution of the nowadays though it has been placed in standby project is going on most of the design drawings mode to operate occasionally and to demonstrate of electromechanical equipments and electrical to the visitors. was commissioned in 1980 in assistance 12. Hetauda Diesel Power Plant with installed capacity of 14. 9th Jestha). repair of drains. GENERATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 proposed rehabilitation works largely consists 1911 (B. Ltd.S. The design part of an aggregate installed capacity of 500 kW. There are two units each 250 kW with of Small Hydropower Plants. septic tank 2018.713 Million.

in six hydroelectric plant. Kulekhani I and below the design annual generation. Other regular & which Ànally to be discharged at the location routine maintenance works for the diesel engine downstream of B0 Áushing outlet. A Contract Agreement was made between works is very costly. reservoir. intake and Directorate to carry out rehabilitation study of reservoir by lowering the water level. Trishuli. TSD has carried out following Spillway Gate sill beam of the Kali Gandaki services: A Hydropower Station was also reviewed and Rehabilitation Study of Trishuli Hydropower Station recommended to carry out the works for Gate No. by-pass canal for uninterrupted generation during the cleaning of the balancing reservoir TECHNICAL SUPPORT DEPARTMENT (TSD) is foreseen which will be parallel to the by-pass canal for diverting the Áow of kholas. Intake and Control room required by the respective Projects. all of them are in survey and sediment sampling of Trishuli operable condition. the peaking of the plant. Another has been carried out. 2. the retroÀtting between the Technical Support Department works shall include repairing of cracks in and Projects or Operation and Maintenance columns and beams. overhauling works and balancing reservoir and desanding/channel rehabilitation study will be carried out in this area. Trishuli Hydropower Station mainly to solve the problem of sediment deposition in the balancing 3. carried out the topographical survey of the major maintenance. desanding this plant of this FY is 0. Technical Support Department. coordinates recommendation of the TSD. intake. repair & maintenance of oil reservoir intake and crossing over the intake circuit breaker in 11kV busbar . The actual generation from River at headworks. Generation Directorate. TSD reviewed the retroÀtting works of construction projects and existing power plants as Headworks Barrage. however. It is also carrying out hydrological Àscal year. with shear walls for Barrage and the Intake structures. Deputy Managing prepared by the Consultant. now it is not mechanical and civil for identifying problems possible due to sediment/debris deposition. 38 Nepal Electricity Authority . the system should Technical Support Department and Project consist of similar size plant in order to carry Development Department (PDD) of Engineering out maintenance works in dam. namely. A conceptual design is in the shaft assembly of turbocharger of engine no. TSD has formed a study committee involving reservoir. 5. 3 only. process of Ànalization. forebay and tailrace of the carried out this year are replacement of rotor powerhouse. As per the The Project Development Department has recommendation of the Committee's report. Operation structure of Sunkosi Hydroelectric Project and Maintenance Department.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 7 units installed in the plant. As per the Director.5&6. The present annual generation is about 25% Devighat. pass canal to divert the Áow of Kholas (which 4. The major works basin. which foresees a by- replacement of Four Entry Casing of Engine no. II due to decrease in generation. repair and maintenance of cooling towers lots of debris) toward the downstream of the of engine no 2 & 3. Modi. Gandak. provides expert advice for the under. aged electro-mechanical equipments. headed by Director. The balancing reservoir was used for various experts in the Àeld of electrical. and.33 GWh. The underwater maintenance of In the FY 2073/74. jacketing of columns Department. Replacement of outlet casing of engine is being discharge to the reservoir bringing no. As the underwater maintenance 1. 6.

24 2.90 47.10 729.08 202.94 324.285.891.110.00 9.121.287.90 10. .27 86.73 17 Pharping .70 3.24 12 Chatara .48 325.93 8.24 4.604.66 253.32 438.00 6.77 7. .154.10 8.33 14 Seti 881.36 8.00 918. .112.30 10.31 194.00 3.022.07 0.345.10 4.03 8.846.015.21 118.75 1.96 178.587.60 69.556.13 81.481.40 683.02 144.20 5.035 0.92 3.29 33. .N.289.87 21.153.55 397.789.40 125.14 134.10 46.265.23 4.62 Marsyangdi 3 Marsyandi 46.43 180.75 49.25 27.408.225. 26.449.60 3.08 405.52 6.30 1.906.474.36 2.00 14.62 101. Nepal Electricity Authority Generation Operation and Maintenance Actual Generation for the FY 2073/74 (FY 2016/17) Unit: MWh Power S.40 3.609.489.990. . .82 312.00 20.52 156.631.98 8.38 1.66 GENERATION DIRECTORATE 19 Hetauda Diesel 7.65 159.40 152.11 221.68 59.35 156.17 8.950.00 6.00 7.81 36.90 46.36 773.95 909.88 44.10 6.00 428.851.137.862.78 229.60 11.48 168.17 8. .149.80 4.663.23 7.138.760.25 178.70 9.00 13.206.465. - 13 Panauti 188.20 2.876.00 53.65 6.26 235.232.262.50 9.14 18 Multifuel .00 89.579.74 49.491.20 4.49 1.143.031 0.387. .37 454.630.831.287.844.40 7 Gandak 954.668.122.10 34.856.772.17 1.00 842.253.927.70 11 Puwa 4.00 566.60 2.344. Shrawan Bhadra Ashwin Kartik Mangsir Poush Magh Falgun Chaitra Baishakh Jestha Ashad Total Stations/Month 1 Kaligandaki 'A' 60.80 9.90 4. . .932.653.523.80 5.48 224.00 10.031.82 73.469.00 44.269.969.79 8.409.22 130.77 7.00 Mid- 2 48.961. 162.00 90.20 4.70 6.034.70 6.607.334.70 3.261.00 5 Kulekhani II 1.50 4 Kulekhani I 3.75 7.684.022.00 91.836.98 Total (Thermal) 7.838.234.40 9 Devighat 8.109.99 291.571.370.455.68 59.283.10 1. .61 235.80 2.497.601.80 5.40 3.70 8 Modi 4.33 239.556.00 80.60 79.21 224.004.624.518.08 8. 0.53 214.322. .055 0.664.61 791.12 618.61 4.331.00 37.98 222. .00 6.73 5.00 286.651.869.50 10.10 45.490.253.376.00 60.90 2.60 21.081.90 928.75 7.04 0. .743. .88 2.50 3.40 46.78 Note: Provisional Àgures subjected to Ànal audit 39 FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 .80 7.00 6.50 2.627.505.46 .32 447.75 222.128.99 8.70 24.478.268.708.053.39 114.70 3.809.848.063 0.25 32.297.190.30 30.82 488.60 465.60 11.476.25 256.643.169.13 27.234.686.46 229.524. 26.23 7.950.88 228.40 11.20 217.86 221. .503.30 8.66 .492.666.117.414.550. 1.40 4.00 96.023.946.65 2.66 326.63 33. .00 73.402.73 5.128 0.339.65 6.31 566.008.48 3.96 10 Sunkoshi 8.188.86 15 Fewa 122.31 167.25 756.87 202.141.467.252.33 456.170.11 0.10 4.474.87 38.535.112.69 16 Sundarijal 429.55 446. .00 4.35 134.38 47.960.876.00 39.603.46 130.88 Total (Hydro) 191.614.226.29 37.48 352.50 8.80 1.48 8.90 3.48 172.367.728.457.794.230.00 51.750.279.00 256.118.695.877.50 11.90 .57 447.72 260.79 8.20 5.275.00 13.086.64 Nepal Electricity Authority Grand Total 191.66 297.028.06 0.00 42.80 31.50 43.827.12 442.20 5. .56 1.00 723.239.044.00 88.017.19 958.13 47.795.570.527.23 7.642.81 915.34 159.00 10.38 97.812.20 3.872.13 6 Trishuli 10.14 0. .00 22. .00 6.167 0.881.305.74 7.

28% 59. .57 .556.96 674.412. 2.20 69.74 1.00 842.60 465.752.03 2.310. .32 99.00 2.40 74.73% 66.521.00 23.754. . 26.88 48.14 .969.500.223. .800.114.770.378.025.030.41 19.233.75 16 Sundarijal 0.318.306.00 4.41 4+3 1.26 4.852.00 7 124. .383.40 Nepal Electricity Authority Generation Operation and Maintenance Generation Related Statistics and Performance Factors for the FY 2073/74 (FY 2016/017) A YEAR IN REVIEW Actual Generation (MWh) Total Total Maximum Generation Design Self Installed No.264. .00 4 2.414.00 55.29% 74.98 53.759.375. 2.982.380.00 249.373.00 3 97.07 325.776.59 2.000.325. # 12.10 98.81 10.40 98.35 37.48 42 6 Trishuli 24.06% 49.63 36.664.000.77 95.93 0.70 52.066.00 43.680.00 2.98 24. .654.65(2064/65) .54 122.500.00 67.00 (2056/57) 211.414.64 737 18 Multifuel 39.325. 148.02 4 Total (Hydro) 469.793.872.97 778 Note: *Provisional ¿gures subjected to ¿nal audit # Metering problem .31 94.00 2.587.87 99.254. .86 1.87 25.983.06% 55.431.558.00 6 .92 72 7 Gandak 15.45% 16.20 99.651.05 3 23.64 2 4.044.874.609.089. # 61. 5.32 279.433.07 352. 4.955.225.530.66 86.66 52.970.28 41 10 Sunkoshi 10.43 98. .49 97.70 61 2.22 34 15 Fewa 1.646.00% 13.65 31 8 Modi Khola 14.675.188.47 49 11 Ilam (Puwa Khola) 6.423.47 (2034/35) 6. 311.83 98. .20 46.50 41.00 105.19 (2067/68) 9.352.831.00 104.09 435.77 1.00 2.64% 13.87 337.10 (2068/69) 70.356.000.842.055.02 137.233.00 835.795.62 457. 148. of Generation Backfeed Transmission Plant Current No.25% 0.00 (2071/72) 842. # 16.272.39 428.00 892.96 106.30 99.60 .524.000.80% 52.000.00 10.655.475.01 17 19 Hetauda Diesel 14.353.00 71.919.02 586.20 (2052/53) 462.00 874.378.33 4.00 21.438.73 4.N.624.50 441. Power Stations in a year till date/year Generation Suf¿ciency Capacity Units FY 2071/72 FY 2072/73 *FY 2073/74 Target (MWh) (MWh) to Grid (MWh) Factor (%) Employees (MWh) (MWh) Ratio (%) (MW) Installed 1 Kaligandaki 'A' 144.70 (2056/57) 114.32 .86 11.40 154.020.506.54 122.983.10 21 17 Pharping 0.940.75 (2053/54) 163.67% 53.40 (2073/74) 92.249.75 (2063/64) 6.70 (2043/44) 106.98 184.63 105.369.82% 76.85 2.646.51 36.287.254.08 41 Grand Total 522.27 67.49 2.149.20 2 32.581. .64 (2055/56) .93 99.50 483.00 3 472.277.05 35 12 Chatara 3.25 .996.556.50 2 4.76 122 2 Middle Marsyangdi 70.305.86 1.28 105.26 24 Total (Thermal) 53.787.83% 67.081.64 .600.269.994.00 2 457. of S.46 1.40 3 1.79 2. .82 99.40 40. .80 2 58.736.00 2 90.490.26 (2071/72) 4.00 73.778.40 125.749.38 21 14 Seti 1.203.00 750. .78 .85 172.740.00 135.00 (2056/57) 104.214.000.95 4.632.00 929.00 3.26 99.188.511.905.020.64% 0.014.20 2 53.38 2.69 3.663.02 .402.122.122.61 .190.616.000.47 3.76 454.70 125. 0.60 3.83% 80.14 88.24 36.80 (2058/59) 6.215.40 69.287.41 13 1.286.763.500.876.981.09 (2071/72) 398.70 66.052.00 37. 22 13 Panauti 2.20 62.00 97.258. .00 3 929.757.955.29 48 2.735.98 68 4 Kulekhani-I 60.07 (2055/56) .483.51 36.499.467.742.293.13 122.50 3 10.68 3.53% 0.14 66 Nepal Electricity Authority FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 3 Marsyandi 69.928.70% 74.32 117. .00 461.000.50 14.69 94.00 432.10 35.74 8.70 16.224.00 2 44.00 3 1.28 33.65 34 9 Devighat 15.89 232.24 (2073/74) 48.836.219.00 98. .140.377.530.603.318.97 75 5 Kulekhani-II 32.

Major Transmission Projects 400kV each headed Raxual-Parwanipur 132kV Transmission Line and by a Director. This business Àrst phase and construction work to upgrade group is headed by a Deputy Managing Director Dhalkebar Substation in 220kV voltage level has and has Grid Operation Department (GOD). and Kusum-Hapure 132kV Transmission Line Construction of this project completed on February project are completed which contributed in Nepal Electricity Authority 41 . level and importing upto 145 MW of power. System been accelerated to implement second phase of Operation Department (SOD). operates and grant assistance of Government of India. Bhulbhule-Middle Marsyangdi 132kV order to develop a strong east-west Transmission Transmission Line is completed on August 2016 Network the Hetauda-Dhalkebar-Inaruwa 400kV for 50MW power evacuation generated from transmission line is under construction. Currently has increased national grid connectivity and this line has been charged at 132kV voltage established network reliability. Implementation of “Rastriya Urja Sankat Nibaran Chapali 132/66/11kV Substation Expansion tatha Bidhut Bikash Dasak 2072” and as directed Project is completed and put into operation on by Government of Nepal (GoN) to improve Power June 2017 for strengthening of power supply to Sector following projects has been completed northern part of the Kathmandu Valley. TRANSMISSION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 TRANSMISSION DIRECTORATE Transmission Directorate is responsible for 2016 and started importing up to 145MW of development. Kusaha-Kataiya 132kV Transmission Line has been completed and put into operation under This business group monitors. Major Transmission Projects 220kV. within this FY: Construction of Mirchaiya 132/33kV substation Dhalkebar-Muzzafarpur 400kV Transmission line. NEA and IPP owned power plants and undertakes reinforcement of the existing transmission system. Khimti-Dhalkebar 220kV Transmission Line Nepal's Àrst-ever 400kV Nepal-India cross-border single circuit has been completed on January transmission link is completed with the leading 2017 and charged into 132kV voltage level which involvement of this business group. In Besides. implementation and operation of power from India to decrease load shedding in high voltage transmission system. targeted to Kathmandu Valley. Upper Marsyangdi-A. Grid Development the plan to increase import up to 230MW. Transmission System Master Plan has been Hetauda-Kulekhani II-Siuchatar 132kV 2nd circuit developed for upto 2035 & NEA intends to develop stringing project is completed on August 2016 river basin wise transmission system as a long which has increased power evacuation capacity term strategy for power development of Nepal. Department. These constructs transmission lines and substation transmission lines will be used to import 50MW facilities to evacuate power generated by both of additional power from each line.

Reactive Substation inside Kathmandu Valley. Power System Expansion Project. replacement Major Transmission Corridors like Kaligandaki works. This department has executed number of Transformer addition and up gradation works PMD has initiated other projects like 132kV GIS in various Substations. Up-gradation. For the work EoI has been is to look after the operation of 66kV & above published for the study and Evaluation underway substations and transmission lines along with for short listing of the Consultants. This grant operation via 33kV network as construction of will be utilized to develop 400kV Network from 132kV Damak-Kabeli Transmission Line work is Lapsiphedi to Ramate (Gallchi). routine and breakdown maintenance works including up-gradation. The three division ofÀces in Kathmandu. 220kV Power Compensation and rehabilitation of power Substations at Lapsiphedi and Barhabise. reactive compensation. main responsibility of transmitting reliable and quality power from distant generators to various Furthermore to extend 400kV Transmission load centers.Chhinchu and connection agreement as per NEA grid code.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 supplying reliable power in the surrounding area. The department also provides System to the west Project Management connection facilities to IPPs and bulk consumers Directorate (PMD) under ADB Ànancial assistance at different voltage levels by accomplishing is developing Upper Karnali . Kathmandu Valley (Underground Cabling) under They shall also be utilized to supply the Cement Power Transmission and Distribution EfÀciency Industries of the area namely Dang Cement. India cross The Grid Operation Department (GOD) has the boarder transmission system. Likewise from OfÀce of Millennium Challenge Phidim and Kabeli 132/33kV Substation under Nepal (MCC) under US Government Grant Kabeli Corridor 132kV Transmission Line Project Assistance has a plan to execute the Mid Hill has been completed this year and put into 400kV Transmission Line Network. Marsyangdi Corridor. Pokhara & Attaria are functioning under Ànancial assistance in the name of South Asia GOD for the fulÀllment of these responsibilities: Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC). New Butwal-Kohalpur-Lamki-Attariya 400kV The other major responsibility of this department Transmission System. Naubise and in progress. Enhancement Project. rehabilitation Corridor. Grid Substation as follows: Reinforcement Projects also included under this SASEC projects. Preparation of Major Works performed in the F/Y 2073/74 are Distribution System Master Plan. GRID OPERATION DEPARTMENT voltage level to connect Muzzafarpur. Maruti Cement etc. Kathmandu 220kV Transmission Line construction Hetauda & Butwal and three branch ofÀces in work has been initiated through PMD under ADB Duhabi. system equipments in the Substations are Enhancement of Distribution Network inside being carried out to meet the increasing power 42 Nepal Electricity Authority . Upgrade 400kV Network which is under construction with Dhalkebar Substation in to 220kV is in Ànal stage the assistance of ADB. This 400kV Network will Line from Hetauda to Dhalkebar to Inaruwa be the part of the extension of Khimti-Kathmandu (285km) is under construction. extension. and the same time tender has been called for up gradation of Dhalkebar Substation at 400kV I. Marsyangdi- works etc. then one part will be extended to New Hetauda and other part will be extended up to New Butwal Major part of the east-west 400kV Transmission through New Damauli.

5MVA Duhabi S/S. Transformer Bay at Parwanipur S/S. Lamki S/S. 16. 16. The existing z Installation of new 33/11kV. Transformer replacing the existing 7.6MVA following major up-gradation and reinforcement Single Phase Transformer to replace existing works in FY 2073/74. 63MVA Power Transformers are a cost effective solution Transformer to replace existing 30MVA at for load management. Transformer to replace existing 7.6MVA Transformer to replace existing 16. z Installation of new 132/11kV.5MVA at Lamki S/S.6MVA Kohalpur S/S.6MVA at z Installation of new 132/33kV. 63MVA Transformer to replace existing old 63MVA at z Installation of new 132/11kV.6MVA Transformers after being replaced are reused in Transformer to replace existing 8MVA at other Substations after necessary Overhauling Chandranigahpur S/S.5MVA at capacity. Reallocations of such z Installation of new 132/33kV.5MVA at Bardghat S/S. z Installation of new 132/33kV. Various works executed by Dhalkebar S/S. 63MVA Transformer Bay at Duhabi S/S. tion & Reinforcement works for Substation are initiated and are under progress z Installation of new 33/11kV. 22. Work in progress: Following major up-grada. 30MVA Transformer to replace existing old 22.5MVA z Shifting and Installation of 132/33kV.6MVA at b. z Installation of new 33/11kV. 15MVA at Matatirtha S/S. old 3x12.6MVA Transformer Bay at Kamane S/S. TRANSMISSION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 demand and Voltage drop problem. z Installation of new 33/11kV. Lamahi S/S. 16. z Installation of new 132/33kV. and Maintenance works. 16. 63MVA z Installation of new 132/11kV.5MVA z Installation of new 33/11kV.6MVA Transformer to replace existing 16.6MVA Transformer Bay at Lekhnath S/S. 30MVA Transformer to replace existing 15MVA at z Installation of new 33/11kV. Transformer to replace existing 8MVA at Yadukuwa S/S. 16.6MVA load shedding caused by inadequate substation Transformer to replace existing 7.5MVA Pokhara S/S.15MVA at Amlekhgunj S/S. z Installation of new 132/11kV. 16.6MVA at Siuchatar S/S. 63MVA Transformer to replace existing old 63MVA at z Installation of new 132/11kV. Butwal S/S. z Installation of new 66/11kV. 16. z Installation of new 132/33kV. Anarmani S/S. 18MVA a. Major Up gradation and Reinforcement Works Transformer Bay at Patan S/S. (GSRP I Project) z Installation of new 132/11kV. 30MVA Transformer to replace existing old 30MVA at z Shifting and Installation of 66/11kV. 22. Nepal Electricity Authority 43 .5MVA Butwal S/S. z Installation of new 132/33kV. The department has carried out and completed z Installation of new 132/66kV. 3x12. Transformer Bay at Butwal S/S. Transformer replacing the existing 3. 30MVA Transformer to replace existing 30MVA at Transformer Bay at Siuchatar S/S. this department have supported to reduce forced z Installation of new 33/11kV. 7. 22.

25% 2 2070/71 4120153. hiring The Department has successfully accomplished testing equipments. 15MVA out. Total of 123 Enermy Meters (91 Meters from NEA and 32 z Shifting and Installation of 33/11kV.10 198040. z Shifting and Installation of 132/33kV.59% 3 2071/72 4394005.5MVA at z Regular Energy Meter Testing works were also Mahendranagar S/S.79 5.17 4193004. Maintenance Works z Installation of 132kV 20MVAr Capacitor Bank z Re-routing work from Tower No. 30MVA z Breakdown maintenance works were carried Transformer replacing the existing 12.57 5275058. Revenue Generation: c. programming and testing the Grid Connection Agreement with 32 IPPs of energy meters and by selling Grid Code and (Independent Power Producers) for 525. 22.03 201001. carried out on our Testing Lab. Kohalpur. Chandranigahpur and Kamane Substation).5MVA at Substations (Attaria. d. Dhading. at Lekhnath S/S. z Regular Relay Testing works were also carried z Shifting and Installation of 132/33kV. z Shifting and Installation of 132/33kV.00 from Grid Impact study. Transformer replacing the existing 3MVA at Chanauta S/S.26 4.57% 4 2072/73 4476682. 177 to 181 on at Lahan S/S. 52.5MVAr Capacitor Bank Line at Jogimara.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 z Installation of new 132/11kV.186. Total of 66 relays were tested on 7 Transformer replacing the existing 7.71 5. Lamki. Lamki S/S. F/Y Energy(MWh) Energy(MWh) Energy(MWh) Loss in Percentage 1 2069/70 3772905. 15MVA Transformer replacing the existing 7.10 230330.51 3574865. 8MVA Meters from IPP) were tested. Dhalkebar S/S. Mahendranagar.5MVA Capacity (11 IPPs for 461. 315MVA Capacity for Solar Photo Voltaic Projects) to Transformer to replace existing 160MVA at mitigate the future load demand.00% 44 Nepal Electricity Authority .594MW Capacity for Transformer Bay at Bhaktapur S/S. f. Transmission Loss Status Comparison of Transmission Line Loss of different F/Y Total Import Total Export Transmission Line Loss Transmission Line S.41 5.79 277868.82% 5 2073/74 5552927.5MVA out as per requirement. e. Hetauda. z Routine Maintenance works were carried out as z Installation of 11kV 10MVAr Capacitor Bank per schedule for Substations and Transmission at Pathlaiya S/S.73. Hydropower Projects and 21 IPPs for 64MW z Installation of new 220/132kV.81 3889823.71 215770. at Chandranigahpur S/S. Lines. No.594MW Tender Documents.97 4260912.14 4. Grid Connection Agreement The Department has made a total income of NRs. Siuchatar—Marshyangdi 132kV Transmission z Installation of 33kV 12.

addition of new IPP power plants in the system. This was only possible with vision of new management. thereby reducing loss of revenue. The operation of Khimti- Dhalkebar 220kV line (presently operated at 132kV level) contributed meaningfully to reduce the load shedding and enable maximum import of 145 Megawatt from Dhalkebar-Mujjaffpur Transmission line. Marsyangdi 14th Kartik 2073 load shedding of Kathmandu 132kV Transmission Line valley is completely uplifted and small magnitude of load shedding is being implemented in other parts of nation. time data and better communication system have improved the overall availability of power stations III. in previous year only maximum of 80 Megawatt was imported. increase in import and continuous effort of LDC team with support from concern departments. For the continued smooth functioning of the system. In this Àscal year new stations Upper Marsyangdi and Upper Madi have been integrated on SCADA software system. through the regular maintenance works. Bhulbhule-Mid. SYSTEM OPERATION DEPARTMENT (SOD) Exiting software and hardware installed in the LDC control building is of 2002 and earlier.5 % from last year. Load Dispatch Centre Malfunction of installed equipment has been has been working round the clock to keep the increased compared to previous years and the operation of the Integrated Nepal Power System spare parts are also not available in the market. Around Rs. As in the preceding year. Middle Marsyandi 132kV T/L Project Nepal Electricity Authority 45 . However. (INPS) on the right track through the use of To mitigate this problem process of upgrading and computer based Supervisory Control and Data rehabilitation of existing hardware and software Acquisition (SCADA) system. TRANSMISSION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 II. Recently Completed Projects In this Àscal year load shedding has been drastically reduced throughout nation and from 1. Erected tower of Bhulbhule to it is necessary that the data acquisition from Middle Marsyandi 132kV T/L Project the power stations and substations be updated according to the latest changes/modiÀcations in the respective stations. an increase in 15. GRID DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT and transmission lines and has helped towards Brief summary of projects under different stages fast restoration of the power system in case of of development are presented below: black-outs. The availability of real was initiated in this Àscal year.247 million revenue is being received annually by leasing (to Nepal Telecom and other private companies) Àbers from the Àber optic Conductor stringing work of Bhulbhule to cable. The trained manpower in the LDC has been able to keep the data up-to- date in the SCADA software in the LDC.

Mirchaiya 132/33 kV Substation 3. of power generated from Kabeli-A Hydro Power Project and power produced from Hydro Power As of Asadh 2074. Cost of this one circuit of existing Dhalkebar – Lahan 132kV project is estimated to US$ 11. Mai and other river constructed second circuit transmission line has basin the eastern region. Bay extension at substations Substation of Kabeli Corridor and reinforcement work on existing 132kV Line. Cost of this project is estimated to US$ 3. The capacity of Phidim been cleared and the line has been successfully and Kabeli 132/33 kV are 16 MVA and 30MVA charged. 7X15/16.0 Million and funded by GoN. make 132 kV 132kV Transmission Line Double Circuit Connection in between Balaju and Objective of this project is to increase power Bhaktapur. Hewa. Scope of the project includes construction of HEP in National Grid. For this purpose Substation to Balaju Substation. Cost of this project is estimated to US$ 2. For charging the line.18 Million and line will be looped-in and looped-out at Mirchaiya jointly funded by GoN and ADB. Cost of this project is estimated to area of northern part of Kathmandu Valley and NRs.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Objective of this project is to evacuate power generated by Upper Marsyangdi A (50MW). it handed over to Grid Operation Khola has been possible dut to this substation. Scope of the project includes installation of 132/66 kV. few houses lying respectively.5 MVA signal phase 2. Chapali 132kV Substation Expansion Project The objective of this project is to provide power Objective of this project is to cater the increased supply to Maruti Cement Industry to be established power demand of residential and commercial at Katari. Scope of the project includes construction of 22km single circuit transmission line from Bhulbhule Upper Marsyangdi-A switchyard to Middle Marsyangdi switchyard and 132kV Bay extension at Middle Marsyangdi Swithchyard. the ROW under the newly Projects in Kabeli. Phidim and Kabeli 132/33 kV same existing Tower. 46km second circuit 132kV Transmission Line on 4. 46 Nepal Electricity Authority . The construction work has been in 2065/066 (2008/09) and completed by April. The charging of these substaions under RoW in Matatirtha and Syuchatar area has have been completed via 33 kV existing line on been dismantled. completed and charged on March 2017. The line has been 132kV Chapali Substation successfully charged after completion of construction on September 2016. Department for operation. 132 kV Double Circuit Connection from Bhaktapur 30 MVA substations at Mirchaiya. 5. After successfully completing February 2017 and Power Evacuation from Hewa the project. The project is started in 2070/071 (2013/014) and estimated revised completion is FY 073/74 (within August 2016). 374 Million and funded by GoN. Hetauda-Kulekhani-II-Siuchatar 2nd Circuit Transformers at Chapali Substation.5 Million Objectives of this project is to facilitate evacuation and is funded by GoN. Project started in Siraha district. Project to increase reliability of National Grid by making components includes construction of 132/33 kV. 2017. 132/66 kV link in between Chapali evacuation capacity and reinforcement of National and New Chabel and Interconnection of Devighat Grid.

The project started to US$ 4. Cost of this project is estimated Sonapur and Rolpa cements. Scope of the project includes shifting. Kohalpur-Mahendranagar 132 kV 2nd Main activities of the project include: construction Circuit Transmission Line of 22km Kusum-Hapure 132kV transmission line Objective of this project is to provide adequate and 132/33kV. to supply part The project was started in 2059/60 with the objective of enhancing transmission capacity. The Àrst circuit has been completed and charged on February 2017 in 132 kV voltage level. project is Ànanced by GoN. Grid Substation Reinforcement Project Objective of this project is to the primary focus in the reinforcement & up gradation of transformer capacity and voltage improvement of substation supplying power to Birgunj Corridor by upgrading transformer capacity as well as construction of new transformer bays at various substations. up gradation of 132kV power transformers and associated Hapure Substation extension works at Hetauda and Parwanipur Substation. transmission system up to the site of Dang Cement to be established at Hapure of Dang. Kusum . to provide upcoming cement factories. The scope of the project includes construction of 75 km long Khimti-Dhalkebar 220 kV transmission line on double circuit tower with single circuit Bhurigaun Substation Nepal Electricity Authority 47 .Hapure 132kV Transmission Line of twin Bison ACSR conductor (initially charged at 132 kV) and two nos. 30MVAR Further extension of this line will be beneÀted to capacitor Bank. This line evacuates power from India to Kathmandu via Dhalkebar Substation. to evacuate power from Chameliya. Khimti – Dhalkebar 220 kV Danida funded rural electriÀcation projects in the First Circuit Transmission Line region. Project started in 2069/070 (2012/13. reducing losses and voltage drops through construction of 220 kV double circuit line. The project has been completed Million and has been completed on July 2017. GoN and NEA. 9. TRANSMISSION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 6. 500 NEA and ADB. 8. electricity demand requirement of ADB and 7. supply & installation of 66kV. The on January 2017. 30MVA substation at Panchakule power to western Nepal so as to meet the of Dang.56 Million and jointly funded by GoN. of 132 kV line bays at The main objective of this project is to develop Khimti and Dhalkebar substations. The project cost is estimated at US$ 22 Million and was jointly funded by World Bank. in 2065/066 with estimated cost of NRs. improving supply reliability.

test charge has Bhakatpur. possible. Indian Government invests for construction of transmission line whereas Nepal contract is awarded by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) India and contract signed on May 2015. The Project is executing under Indo-Nepal Project started in 2068/069 (2011/012. is to import the additional 50 MW power from Substation up gradation to double bus system India to minimize the loadshedding as much as and appropriate 132kV bay extension at Kohalpur. Main theme of the Project improving supply reliability in Kathmandu Valley. NEA and ADB. Raxaul – Parwanipur 132 kV Cross Border plant.7 Transmission Line Project Million and jointly funded by GoN. Indian Government invests for of the project includes construction of 189km construction of transmission line whereas Nepal second circuit transmission line from Kohalpur Government is facilitating for land acquisition and to Mahendranagar with two new 132/33 kV ROW compensation. construction of substations in Kathmandu valley 48 Nepal Electricity Authority . Main theme of the Project substations at Pahalmanpur and Bhurigaon. Upgrading and Áowing from Kataiya to Kushaha. is to import the additional 50 MW power from reducing losses and voltage drops through India to minimize the loadshedding as much as construction of 132 kV ring main. Scope of Thankot- (MEA) India and contract signed on May 2015. construction and upgrading of different been done on March 2017 and currently power is substations at Kathmandu valley. PROJECTS UNDER EXECUTION 1. Kushaha – Kataiya 132 kV Cross Border Transmission Line Project The Project is executing under Indo-Nepal Tower Erection Work co-operation.Bhaktapur 132 kV Transmission Line Pit Excavation work for Tower Foundation The project was started in 2055/056 with the Government is facilitating for land acquisition and objective of enhancing transmission capacity. Project started in November 2014 when cost estimated at US$ 23 Million and project is contract is awarded by Ministry of External Affairs Ànanced by GoN and NEA. 2016 and completed on Feb. Scope co-operation. Construction of transmission line started at site on Feb. After completion of testing formalities test charge has been done on March 2017. 2017. Chapagaon-Bhaktapur 132 kV Transmission Line Construction of transmission line started at site Project includes construction of 28km 132 kV on Feb. 2016 and completed on Feb. ROW compensation. Project started in November 2014 when Attariya. Thankot – Chapagaon . Transmission line construction works have been completed and preparation is going on to put in to operation. 10. The project possible. After transmission line from Matatirtha (Thankot) to completion of testing formalities.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 of the Butwal area from Tanakpur Hydro power 11. Lamki and Lalpur Substations also taken care by the project. 2017. Cost of this project is estimated to US$ 26.

about 65% construction of Singati 132/33 kV substation is completed. Cost of this project is estimated at US$ 31 Million 1km four circuit loop-in loop-out transmission and funded by WB. Construction of transmission 18. Hewa. Project was started line at Middle Marshyangdi power plant. Scope of the supply situation in this part of the country. Regarding transmission line construction preliminary works like Route alignment survey. NEA. Dumre – Damauli – Marsyangdi 132 kV compensation.62 Million which is jointly funded by loan line and associated substations will meet assistance of ADB. Objectives of this project is to facilitate evacuation enhancethereliabilityofMiddleMarshyangdipower of power generated from Kabeli-A Hydro Power plant and facilitate the power evacuation from Project and power produced from Hydro Power candidate hydro power projects of Marshyangdi Projects in Kabeli. started in 2008/09 (2065/066) and estimated relieve Anarmani substation and improve power revised scheduled is on Asadh 2076. Transmission Line Objective of this project is to evacuate power 2. 3. IEE study completed. GoN. Substation. Constructoin of New Marsyandi 132/33 kV Design of the Towers has been approved. construction of transmission line in completed. Lalitpur district which was stopped due to protest of local inhabitants demanding 100% RoW 4. Cost of this project is estimated to US$ the eastern region. GoN and NEA. Markichowk Nepal Electricity Authority 49 . Kabeli 132kV Transmission Corridor generated by Middle Marshyangdi power plant. project includes construction of 20km of double circuit transmission line from Dumre to Damauli. Installation of GIS at Total cost of the project is about US$ 13 million. TRANSMISSION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 and transmission line portion within Kathmandu Conductors and Hardware Fittings received at and Bhaktapur Districts has been completed. About 12 numbers of tower foundation has been However. 30 MVA substation at Singati. site for the Transmission Line Package. Marsyandi Power Plant Switchyard The project was started in 2065/066. Check Survey and Tower Spotting for transmission line has been completed. Singati-Lamosangu 132kV Transmission Corridor Objective of this project is to evacuate power from different hydroelectric projects to be developed by different IPP’s in the Tamakoshi-Singati basin. The project increasing electricity demand of Damak area. Project will construct Lamosangu-Singati 40km 132 kV Double Circuit Transmission Line and 132/33 kV. stringing in 2008/09 and remaining works including second and third section of the 132kV double circuit transmission line construction from Illam to Fidim to Kabeli is in progress scheduled to be completed on Ashadh 2075. Mai and other river basin Corridor. As of Ashadh 2074.

30MVA substation at estimated to US$ 5.2 store house. Scope of foundation work in the switchyard. control room construction. erection of the project includes replacement of ACSR 'WOLF' steel structure are almost completed and other conductor used in existing double circuit 66 kV civil construction works including staff quarter. km) via Parwanipur substation with high power carrying capacity high temperature low sag (HTLS) 6. Scope of the project includes construction of 6. is completed. Engineering work is going on to check of strengthening power system reliability and 50 Nepal Electricity Authority .11 Million and funded by GoN. Second Circuit stringing works been tested and are in process to arrive in site. The project is started in 2072/073 of existing 33 kV network of the area. Rupani 132/33kV Substation Project Transmission Line Project Objective of this project is to reinforce the power Objective of this project is to facilited power supply system in this region and for evacuating evacuation of the IPP’s up coming in the power to load center of Saptari District and certain Kaligandaki Corridor. 368 million and funded by GoN. Kusma-Lower Modi 132kV 5. completed on December 2017. substation equipment’s have As of Ashadh 2074. Syaule 132/33kV Substation Project conductor. 7. Cost of this project is 2070/071 (2013/014) and expected to be estimated to US$ 3. (2015/016). The project is started in part of Udaypur district. Scope of the project includes construction of transmission capacity to serve to the industries Rupani 132/33 kV substation and reinforcement of the area. NRs.5 Million and funded by GoN. extension at Lower Marshyangdi Switchyard. Objective of this project is to reinforce the power As of Asadh 2074. preparation for the preliminary supply system in this region and to support power works like check survey for replacement has been evacuation from Chameliya HEP. Hetauda-Birgunj 66 kV Transmission Line Substation Construction Work in Progress Capacity Increment Project Objective of this project is to increase power 2017. Cost of this project Project is expected to be completed by December is estimated to US$ 3. transmission line from Simra to Birgunj (22. Markichowk. transmission line equipment’s have been tested and are in process to arrive in site. The estimated cost of this project is As of Asadh 2074. About 56% of physical progress has been achieved upto the end of FY 073/74.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 of 39km of 132kV second circuit transmission quality of supply in several districts of far western line from Middle Marshyangdi to Dumre and development region. As of Asadh 2074. bay estension at Damauli Substation The project is initiated in 2070/071 (2013/014) and Middle Marsyandi Switchyard and GIS bay and scheduled to be completed in Asadh 2075.5 Million and funded by GoN. guard house are in progress. Cost of this project is construction of 132/33kV. Rest of the transmission line and Civil works of control room are in the Ànal stage. with the aim completed. As of Asadh 2074. substation construction work is in progress. 8.2 km 132kV single circuit transmission line from Kusma to Lower Modi HEP and + 132kV Bay extension at Lower Modi.

Contract Agreement have been are the scope of this project.g. Solu Corridor (Katari-Okhaldhunga-Solu) 132kV Transmission Line Objective of this project is to increase power evacuation capacity of the IPP’s up coming in the Solu Corridor and expansion of INPS. have been obtained. Modi-Lekhnath 132 kV requirement set in NEA. Construction of jointly funded by Exim Bank of India and GoN. Ramechap Garjyang Khimti 132kV Objective of this project is to increase power Transmission Line Project evacuation capacity of the IPP’s up coming in the Modi and Madi Corridor. 11. Transmission Line All the major legal approvals e. Lahachwok Substation to Lekhnath Substation. Tender for construction of Transmission Line has been published. 132kV Double power generated by various IPP’s in the Garjyang Circuit Transmission Line from New Modi via Khimti corridor. engineering Agreement have been signed for the Civil design work is in progress. store building. EIA has been approved. staff quarter. EIA. Check survey is license etc. are going on. All the major legal approvals construction of 31 km. Switching Substation at New Modi and 132/33kV new Substation at Lahachwok. Cost of this project is estimated to US$ 21. 30 MVA 132/33 kV substation at Garjyang and As of Ashadh 2074. Transmission Line Project 9. have been transmission line from Garjyang to New Khimti obtained. Contract Agreement have been signed for the civil construction work like boundary wall. EIA.Gulmi- construction. Substation tender yet to be called. This project started in FY 067/68. Construction of 90km of Double Circuit Transmission Line with CARDINAL conductor from Tingla (Solu) substation to Mirchaiya and 132/33kV new Substation at Check Survey of transmission line Tingla is the main output of the project. signed for Civil construction. Burtibang -Paudi Amrai . evacuation capacity of the IPP’s up coming in the Nepal Electricity Authority 51 . As of Ashadh 2074. construction license etc. 132 kV double circuit e. Scope of the project The objective of this project is to evacuate the includes construction of 45km.g. Contract completed from the contractor. Land acquisition for the substation Arghakhanchi .Motipur 132kV Transmission has been completed and the construction of Line Project boundary wall. construction. Cost of The estimated project cost is US$ 12 Million this project is estimated to US$ 29 Million and which is funded by the GoN. TRANSMISSION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 whether proposed HTLS conductor can meet the 10.0 Million and jointly funded by Exim Bank of India and GoN. gabion Objective of this project is to increase power wall etc. construction and Substation construction. guard quarter. Transmission Line and Substation 12.

0 Million and funded by GoN. Detail survey and EIA have Belgachiya and construction of New Biratnagar been completed. Installation. Tender for construction of power to load center of Rupandehi District. Sandikharka and includes construction of 23km 132kV double Motipur. transmission system in this region for evacuating As of Asadh 2074.5 Million called and technical proposal evaluation process and funded by GoN. Purbi Chitawan 132/33kV Substation line and substation construction work under 1st Objective of this project is to reinforce the power phase started. The project is initiated in started. the area through New Biratnagar 132/33kV. IEE report of project has been approved from Ministry of Energy and estimates & tender document preparation for 23km 132kV Compound Wall of Motipur Substation double circuit transmission line at Steel Monopole is under progress.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Baglung area and extension of National Grid. 2*63MVA Biratnagar Sub-station has been Áoated. 33kV and 11 kV network of circuit transmission line for Motipur to Burtibang. estimate and tender document are in progress. preparation of ofÀce Dordi Corridor and reinforcement of National Grid. Testing and Commissioning of 132/33kV. Supply.4 accomplished. Objective of this project is to reinforce the power Cost of this project is estimated to US$ 22.Biratnagar 132kV project is initiated in 2066/067 (2009/10). million which is funded by GoN. Scope of the project includes construction of 132kV double 16. Estimated Cost of this project is US$ 18. circuit steel Monopole transmission line from Inaruwa 400/220/132kV substation to Ramganj As of Asadh 2074. Scope of the project reinforcement of existing Rani and Tankisinwari includes construction of 84km 132kV double Sub-stations. Objective of this project is to increase power evacuation capacity of the IPP’s up coming in the As of Asadh 2074. The 14. Cost estimation for transmission 15. Butwal-Lumbini 132kV Substation circuit 16 km transmission line from Kirtipur to Objective of this project is to reinforce the existing Udipur and new 132/33kV substation at Kirtipur. The project is initiated 13.24 supply system in Biratnagar Industrial Area. 1st Transmission Line section Motipur-Sindikharka is under execution. 52 Nepal Electricity Authority . Boundary wall at Sandhikharka substation has been done. Scope of the project Paudi Amrai. land acquisition for New Biratnagar Substation has been completed. Contract for construction of 132/33kV. Cost of this project is estimated to US$ 4. supply system in this region. Tamghash. land acquisition for the substation has been Cost of this project is estimated to US$ 10. 2*63MVA Substation. 2070/071 (2013/014). Kushaha (Inaruwa) . Million and funded by GoN. Tender for Plant Design. As of Asadh 2074. Cost both substation and transmission line have been of this project is estimated to US$ 9. 2*63MVA Substation. Dordi Corridor 132 kV Transmission Line in 2072/073 (2015/016). The project is initiated in 2067/068 (2010/11).32 Million and funded by GoN. Àve 132/33kV new substations at Burtibang.

Project networks up to the site of cement industries. As of Ashadh (2015/016). substation has been accomplished.5 Million and GoN through Ministry of Industry allocated budget for this work. Cost of this project is estimated to In order to promote cement industries. ofÀce estimate for transmission The objective of this project is to provide power line is in progress. Lamahi-Ghorahi 132kV Transmission Line The objective of this project is to provide power supply to Ghorahi Cement Industry and Ghorahi Municipality. Tender for substation construction work 2. Cost of this project is estimated to US$ 6. A components includes construction of 63 MVA minute of understanding was signed between 132/33 kV substation near Sunuwal of existing Ministry of Industry (MoI) and NEA. Project components includes construction Compound Wall Foundation of of 15 km 132kV single circuit transmission line Mainahiya Substation from existing Lamahi Substation to Laxmipur VDC Goglee and construction of 132/33 kV. 30 MVA As of Asadh 2074. Detail route survey work is completed. Sunuwal 132 kV Substation for IEE study. IEE and Land Acquisition for line project as per the instruction of MoI which in substation is in progress. Construction of Staff quarter substations at Laxmipur VDC Goglee. MoU has been signed 3. The project is scheduled to be completed By Ashadh 2075. supply to Hongshi-Shivam Cement Industry. According to the Butwal-Bardaghat 132 kV transmission line. 2074. TRANSMISSION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 turn will provide required funds. Project components includes construction supply system and power evacuation from of 20 km 132kV double circuit transmission line different IPP's at BaleÀ Corridor. and Compound Wall of Mainahiya Substation is in progress. supply to proposed Palpa Cement Industry as well as existing Laxmi Steel Industry along with PROJECTS FOR POWER SUPPLY the reinforcement of existing 33 kV distribution TO CEMENT INDUSTRIES network. the land acquisition for the be signed. Bardaghat. As understanding NEA will execute the transmission of Ashadh 2074.5 Million and funded of Hongshi-Shivam Industry and construction of by GoN. Nepal Electricity Authority 53 . the GoN US$ 4 Million and GoN through Ministry of has taken policy of developing transmission line Industry allocated budget for this work. preparation of ofÀce estimate and The objective of this project is to provide power tender document is in progress. Projects aimed for power supply to cement industries at different stages of implementation are as follows: 1.Sardi 132kV Transmission Line is in Ànal stage. Cost of this from existing Bardaghat Substation to switchyard project is estimated to US$ 7. Construction contract is about to As of Asadh 2074. EIA for Transmission Line construction has been approved. This project is initiated in 2072/073 two 132 kV line bay at Bardaghat. Cost of 17. BaleÀ-Barhabise Corridor 132kV this project is estimated to US$ 4 Million and GoN Transmission Line Project through Ministry of Industry allocated budget for this Objective of this project is to reinforce the power work.

to evacuate the power to be generated by other hydro power plants from western region of Nepal. Cost of this project is estimated to Projects under Execution US$ 24.Bardghat 220kV Transmission Line The objective of the project is to enhance the transmission capacity and reliability of the Integrated Nepal Power System (INPS). to evacuate the power to be generated by construction materials have been received at site.25 Million and funded jointly by loan 1. Bharatpur . Foundation is in Ànal stage. Stringing works in progress The project is started in 2009 and scheduled to be completed by June 2018. and existing Bardaghat substation using ACSR 2. Earth Wire. jointly by loan assistance of WB. Acquiring Land for Tower Bank. GoN and NEA. Hardware Fittings and partially Tower accessories received at site. GoN and NEA. The scope of the project includes construction The project comprises of construction of approx. Insulators. ACSR BISON conductor. Hetauda-Bharatpur transmission line initially to be improving supply reliability. The project cost is estimated at US$ 6 million and is jointly funded by World As of Ashadh 2074. The project was started in 2059/60 with the Construction of about 75 km long double circuit objective of enhancing transmission capacity. The objective of the project is to enhance the transmission capacity and reliability of the National As of Ashadh 2074. 98 % of the transmission line Grid. Land Acquisition for transmission towers. construction work at New Bharatpur is going on. GoN and NEA. Cost of this project is estimated to US$ 17 Million and funded Khimti-Dhalkebar 220kV Second Ckt. Khimti – Dhalkebar 220 kV 2nd Circuit assistance of WB. OPGW cable. about 90% RoW clearance work completed. reducing losses and string single circuit 220kV transmission line and voltage drops through construction of 220kV associated 132kV substations are being taken. double circuit line. Hetauda . 220 kV lines shall be initially energized at 132 kV. The project is Transmission Line started in 2009. out of 226 towers 137 Tower Foundations and 95 Tower Erection works are completed on Transmission Line Construction side. of second circuit 75 km long Khimti-Dhalkebar 74 km long double circuit 220 kV line connecting 220kV transmission line on same double circuit New-Bharatpur substation (under construction) tower with twin Bison ACSR conductor. RoW Clearance work is in progress. 3. 54 Nepal Electricity Authority . Substation construction work at New Hetauda and Bardghat is in Ànal stage.Bharatpur 220 kV Transmission Line "Bison" duplex conductors.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 MAJOR TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECTS 220 KV other hydro power plants from western region of Nepal.

Other Environmental studies such as Land Acquisition Compensation Plan (LACP). Price Àxation for 52 tower pads from compensation committee has been completed. agreement has been signed with the Consultant Power Grid Corporation of India for the out of 28000 trees only 6856 trees has been cut design and construction supervision consultancy out. Out of 246 towers 70 Tower Foundations and services. China has been terminated due to unsatisfactory construction work. TRANSMISSION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 European Investment Bank (EIB) and GoN. 70 Tower Erection works are completed. Moreover. Similarly.0 Million and jointly Chilime-Trisuli 220 kV transmission line and funded by German Development Bank (KfW) with 220/132 kV substation at Chilime. 4. Scope of the project includes construction of 220kV double circuit 26. Construction contract with contractor CCPG. Preparation is going on for new contract.5 km transmission line from Chilime Hub Substation to Trishuli 3B Hub substation and a 220/132kV a new GIS substation at Chilime. As of Ashadh 2074. Project Nursery Bed required replacing the trees. Chilime-Trishuli 220 kV Transmission Line Objective of this project is to increase power Chilime Hub Sub Station Site evacuation capacity of the IPP’s up coming in the Chilime-Trishuli Corridor. Financing agreement with both KfW and EIB has been concluded. Environment and Social Management Plan (ESMP) has been completed as per the requirements of funding agencies KfW Development Bank and European Investment Bank(EIB). IEE Gap Analysis. Stakeholders Engagement Plan (SEP). Transmission license has been obtained from DoED. NEA. Cost of this project Tender has been called for the construction of is estimated to US$ 35. 97000 trees has been planted on 61 hector land. Project started at FY 067/68. detail Survey work for 220kV Voltage Level is completed by Project Development Department. Ànal IEE Study report submitted by Environment and Social Study Department has been approved by DoED. Feasibility Study for 220 kV transmission line and Bharatpur-Bardghat 220kV Transmission Line Chilime Hub substation has been completed by Project Tower Erection work is in Progress M/S Lahmeyer International. Ministry Bardghat-Bharatpur 220 kV Transmission line of Energy for construction of line and substation. Reaching to Nepal Electricity Authority 55 .

IEE. Followings are Manakana.Baneshwar. of the bid evaluation process for the construction of 220kV Trishuli 3B Hub Substation is the major Package-KC1: Construction of 107 km of 220kV achievement of this Àscal year. detailed survey from Tamakoshi Koshi Corridor Twin Moose DB(t) Tower (New Khimti) to Lapsiphedi (Kathmandu) 400kV destruction test at KPTL’s Test bed. Land acquisition for substations at Barhabise and As of Asadh 2074. Objective of this project is to increase power Civil construction of staff quarter and boundary evacuation capacity of upcoming HEPs in the wall have been completed in the acquired land at Koshi and Mechi zone of Nepal. 6. Project will construct 90 km Double Circuit 400kV Transmission Line (initially charged at 220kV). study. Contract 132kV line has been completed and IEE has been within 18 months is expected to be signed during approved. Power Grid India has been appointed August 2017 and project shall be completed. China for construction of New Khimti- coming in the Trishuli area with expansion the Barhabise 400kV Transmission Line and (ii) Larsen existing grid. ESIA & LACP have been completed and contract for social and environmental 7. 14 km Double Circuit 132kV Transmission Line. Co. Cost of this project is estimated to be US$ 70 Million and jointly funded by ADB and GoN. POWERGRID of India was appointed as the Consultant for the Design and supervision of the project. As of Ashadh 2074. and Shenzhen Clou Electronics evacuation capacity of the IPP's generations up. Koshi 220 kV Transmission Corridor monitoring have been Ànalized with ESSD. Gujarat. India for Barhabise-Kathmandu US$ 22. Ltd. Trishuli 3B 220 kV HUB Substation (i) The JV of Guangxi Transmission & Substation Objective of this project is to facilitate power Construction Co. as Construction/Design Supervision Consultant. Reaching to the Ànal stage the main components of the project. The Project has signed Contract Agreement with 5. 220 kV Barhabise substation on 26 May 2017.9 Million and jointly funded by German 400kV and 132 kV Transmission Line. IFB has Development Bank (KfW) with European been published for procurement of Plant for GIS Investment Bank (EIB) and GoN.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 the Ànal stage of the bid evaluation process the line and Lapsiphedi to Duwakot (Bhaktapur) major achievement of the Àscal year. 2017 and project shall Basantapur.Tumlingtar. Contract is expected Double Circuit Transmission Line from Inaruwa- to be signed during August. NEA. India 56 Nepal Electricity Authority .(Inaruwa- be completed within 18 months period from the Basantapur Double Circuit Vertical ConÀguration effective date of contract. various studies like feasibility Changunarayan is in Ànal stage. SEP. 220/132 kV GIS substation at Barhabise and 220 kV line bay extension at New Khimti. Tamakoshi -Kathmandu 220/400 kV Transmission Line Objective of this project is to evacuate power from generating power stations upcoming in the Khimti (Tamakoshi)-Kathmandu area. Cost of this project is estimated to and Toubro Ltd. Nuwakot.

India has been appointed as the PMC of the Project. of 220kV. Cost Vertical ConÀguration Galvanized Steel Towers of this project is estimated to US$ 40 Million with twin peak. India has been signed for the execution of Package-KC1 of the project and IV. Nepal-India Electricity Transmission and Trade been completed and Cadastral survey is under Project (NIETTP) Hetauda-Dhalkebar-Duhabi process upto date. 2011) between government of Nepal and 4.Malekhu 220 kV at Dhungesangu.0 Line Million and jointly funded by Exim Bank of India and GoN. Dadakhet-Rahughat 132 kV Transmission Cost of this project is estimated to US$ 112.e. initially only one circuit will be strung with Projects under Feasibility Study twin moose ACSR conductor with single Peak. OPGW). 220/132/11kV substations at New Lekhnath Construction of 220/33kV substation at and New Damauli. 220kV double circuit Transmission Line from Technical Team from kfw is conducting the Basantapur to Dhungesangu. WAPCOS Ltd. Check survey & Tree Enumeration has 1. The land Package-KC3: Construction of about 33km of acquisition for the substation is under progress. Transmission Line 2. Design/Engineering and Detailed survey. The Project is expected to be Transmission Line completed by July 2020.Kalikot. of Bays Extension at As of Asadh 2074. 90 MUSD has been set aside for this project 3. Trishuli 3B HUB. 5. 75% Design and Engineering 400kV Transmission Line works has been completed till date. initially 8. Ghorahi-Madichaur (Khumdi) 132 kV Transmission Line Contract between NEA and M/s Kalpataru Power 6.Jharlyang. Dhalkebar-Loharpatti 132 kV Transmission out of 250 MUSD Line credit Agreement (21st Line October. initially only one Circuit will be and funded by Gernam Cooperation (kfw) and strung with Twin Moose ACSR conductor with GoN. Taplejung (Vertical feasibility study of the line and substation. TRANSMISSION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Galvanized Steel Towers with twin peak. Scope of the project includes construction single Peak i. 40 km double circuit transmission Package-KC2: Construction of 220/132/33kV line from New Lekhnath to New Damauli and Substation at Basantapur and Tumlingtar. MAJOR TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECTS 400KV the Contract has become effective from 14th Projects under Execution June. Nawalpur 132 kV Substation Project Transmission Limited.000 MW Nepal Electricity Authority 57 . OPGW and evacuation capacity of the IPP’s upcoming in the Basantapur-Baneshwar-Tumlingtar Double Circuit Western basin and reinforcement of INPS. completed and IEE is at last stage.e OPGW) and construction of 132/33kV Substation 1. border transmission capacity of about 1.Jumla 132 kV Exim Bank of India. Lekhnath-Damauli 220kV Transmission Line only one Circuit will be strung with Quad Moose Objective of this project is to increase power ACSR conductor with single Peak i. ConÀguration Galvanized Steel Towers with twin 220/132 kV Transmission Line peak. 2016. Baneshwar and 2 Nos. Construction Nepal-India Electricity Transmission and Trade work is expected to be started in August 2017. Project (NIETTP) funded by World Bank was Package-KC2 and Package-KC3 are under bidding started with the objective of establishing cross- Process. Surkhet-Dailekh.e. i. detailed survey had been Inaruwa substation.

513 foundation & 423 project switchyard and 400 kV substations at erection works have been completed so far.Chilime HUB. and to meet the increasing demand of equipment is underway. The Uttarganga Hub for the pulling of power from IPP’s parts remaining mostly fall in the forest area and in 1st phase. Around 90 percent of the 2. Government of transmission line that covers 10 different districts Nepal is funding for this project currently. Dhalkebar substation. Hetauda. the process of tree. Bheri Corridor 400 kV Transmission Line The project includes design. Dhalkebar and Inaruwa. Rupalgadh. Scope together with concomitant 220 kV substations at of the project includes construction of 400kV. the Uttarganga Hydro Project as well as IPP’s Dhalkebar-Inaruwa 400 kV double-circuit upcoming in the Bheri river basin. which is now at high priority of Government of Nepal is the pulling station for Projects under Feasibility Study the Dhalkebar Muzzaffapur 400 kV Cross Border 1.Pahalwanpur 400kV Line between Nepal and India and it is a major Transmission Line hub for the exchange of power in Integrated Nepal Power System. 2. Rasuwagadhi.Ratmate 400kV civil works of this substation has been completed Transmission Line 58 Nepal Electricity Authority . supply and Objective of this project is to evacuate power of construction of approximately 285 km of Hetauda. 20 km double circuit transmission line from Uttarganga HUB to Nalsyangadh Hydropower Out of 792 tower pads. detailed survey has been different districts. electricity. The targeted completion electricity in Nepal by the sustainable import of date of this substation is October 2017.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Under construction Dhalkebar Substation to facilitate electricity trade between India and so far while installation of electrical and control Nepal.West Seti.felling and stacking along the right-of-way of the route is under process in As of Asadh 2074. started and land acquisition for the substation is under progress.

35 ElectriÀcation Department. plans to introduce even better technologies and maintenance and development activities of NEA. preparing yearly O &M and capital DCSD is accountable for overall management of budget. operation. Finance Division and Administration Division. revenue collection.812 an increase of 8. expand them in the entire areas. in FY 2016/17.78 Service Department. billing. a total of 4.59 3. the directorate there are Eight Regional OfÀces maintenance and rehabilitation of the electricity each headed by a Directors/ Chiefs to manage distribution networks including substations up the overall distribution and consumer services to 33 kV voltage level and consumer services activities in more effective and efÀcient manner. The operation and maintenance of off grid small hydro power plants Customer No of consumer Sales Revenue (% of total Category % % also falls under the jurisdiction of this directorate.58 7.57. DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE Distribution and Consumer Service Directorate for carrying out planning and preparation (DCSD) as a service provider to the nation.764.04 Non- (Level 12) and is organized into six departments Commercial 0.678 Departments and Divisions are responsible GWh of energy was sold earning gross revenue of Nepal Electricity Authority 59 .71 6. key responsibility of the (DCSD) is to provide safe. customer DCSD is the largest directorate of NEA in terms grievance handling and so forth. expansion.96 45. has helped NEA for improved Billing and Revenue collection processes in a modern efÀcient and Performance Highlights cost effective manner. DCSD is also involved In FY 2016/17. preparing and monitoring of rural electriÀcation reliable and quality electricity at an affordable price. activities such as new consumer connections. Implementation DCSD is providing services to consumers through of a Common Revenue Billing System (M-power) its 102 Distribution Centers spread over the whole in 128 Revenue Collection Centers (in operation) country. Material Management Division.37 5.08 42.42 36. DCSD has of number of employees and business activities. GIS Approximately 74% of the total staffs of NEA are (Geographical Information System) technologies employed in DCSD. programs.45 7. meter reading. This is also on the forefront as a pilot projects in the Kathmandu valley with to earn revenue for sustaining operation. the of distribution system expansion programs. procurement activities. Community & Rural Industrial 1.85% activities and Demand Side Management for over the last Àscal year’s Àgure. total number of consumers under in encouraging and supporting energy saving DCSD reached 32.36 10. introduced some of the smart meter reading. planning and electricity distribution services and networks of managing human resources respectively.42 at Corporate Level namely Planning & Technical Commercial 0.48 35. Monitoring & MIS Others 3.41 Section. These Similarly. Under NEA including planning. consumers) DCSD is headed by the Deputy Managing Director Domestic 93. the optimal use of electricity.

Every domestic consumer category represents 93. NEA in the total sale.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Rs. 47. Regional OfÀces electricity pilferage and Rs 25.202 numbers taken to reduce the technical and non-technical of consumer lines were disconnected from which losses. Industrial and Commercial the NEA employees. 2017. In this regard.00% of the total number of consumers for awareness for electrical safety. many programs.46 (millions) was recovered. Similarly. a total of 43. projects executed by the various Departments at Center and the activities are undertaken in FY 2016/17 and Regional OfÀces on the same day.84% of total sales. In FY 2016/17.31 (millions) was were assigned loss targets to achieve within recovered from it. entrusting major priority.57 Million. center chief and a signiÀcant loss reduction was observed in many areas. right from the but shared 43. metering & billing and decreasing Technical losses and Reduction of Technical amount receivables from black listed consumers.96% year on 26th Chaitra NEA organizes awareness of total consumers and contributed 45. Loss Controlling Committee at the center Rs 615. Losses. Similarly.08% to program to mark "Electricity Safety Day". special efforts were During the FY 2016/17. collaboration with Society of Electrical Engineers (SEEN) conducted people awareness campaign Programs and Activities towards electrical safety on April 7. public awareness is also consumer categories combined together represent important. the implementation of the Project till completion. to expand and improve the service delivery. DCSD The Problem of "Distribution Losses" was addressed took special drives to expedite the activities for by mainly two separate ways : Reduction of Non- loss reduction.962 consumers for to improve the loss situation. As part of reinforcement and expansion of the various programs and activities under DCSD were distribution systems. not only 'Electricity Safety Day' awareness program conducted by NEA Central OfÀce 60 Nepal Electricity Authority . The goods on stock were closely the prescribed time frame. During the year reviews Safety Day: following steps were taken to reduce the technical Safety is one of the aspects where DCSD is and non-technical losses. Similarly legal level issued directives to the concerned ofÀces action was taken against 32. These programs and activities are executed by the Loss Reduction Activities Departments at center and Regional OfÀces.065. For this the directorate is giving priority only 2. This was also linked monitored which resulted in substantial decrease with the performance of concerned distribution in the stock material/amount.

generation analysis of the large industrial and commercial capacity deÀcits. data downloading and increasing urbanization. awareness for electricity theft etc. electriÀcation. levels especially in terai and some hilly areas. of conventional. with programmable meters and replacement of an awareness campaign on the efÀcient use of unmatched current transformers to eliminate electricity using more efÀcient LED lights instead possible errors in multiplying factors. the electromechanical and billing information in internet so that consumer meters of the consumers of capacity 25- can access information on line. continued efforts and measures taken to control Planning and Technical Services Department losses brought fruitful results by bringing down The Planning and Technical Services Department the distribution system losses to 16. timely service. capacity. improve the quality of the services through the use of new technologies and capacity building „ The special effort of employees and the support to meet the challenges of new environment in from local administration for investigation on utility business. As high system loss is a major challenge for NEA. „ Handheld Meter Reading Device (HHD) also DCSD is trying to make every effort to bring down in operation has helped reduce human errors the distribution system loss which contributes during meter reading and improve the energy in substantial proportion. demand for electricity to meet economic growth. energy-intensive Incandescent lamps and CFL lamps. through various media on the proper use of electrical appliances . high costs of new generation consumers were augmented. and fuel supply issues. ensure single point of contact for all consumer „ Upgrading of overloaded conductors and related activities. responsible for planning and preparation of distribution system expansion programs and Nepal Electricity Authority 61 . In order to „ Replacement of electromechanical meters assist NEA in resolving the existing energy crisis. A system will be 50 kVA range continued to be replaced with implemented for consumers to pay the electricity electronic (TOD) meters bill online through internet based payment system Despite the adverse working conditions at local or the conventional. DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 „ Continuous loss reduction program is carried Demand Side Management for hooking control. DCSD is committed to Bundled Conductor (ABC) cable in loss prone establish centralized customer care center to areas. use of energy efÀcient Future Plans and Programs lamps. „ Regular monitoring. It is also planning to sales consumption ratio. A team is deputed for The electricity supply-demand gap in the country meter resealing and instant inspection of is increasing rapidly as a result of the fast growing meter. primarily Fiscal Year. Consumer complaints shall be meter tampering and action was taken for addressed without delay and the procedure for electricity pilferage. The advertisement was „ Various public awareness advertisement were made in different electronic media as well as in made by the central as well as regional level the news papers and hording board display. new connection related works shall be made „ Replacement of bare conductor with Ariel simple and user friendly. Plans are to make available the payment „ As per NEA decision.83% in this (PTSD) is the main wing of DCSD. less processing transformers were also carried out to reduce time for new connection and centralized control the technical losses and monitoring over the entire customer care process.

replacement of 214 Km of overhead 11 under PTSD has successfully completed the entire kV undersized ACSR conductor with 120 sq. of Distribution Transformer. distribution centers within Kathmandu valley with XLPE Covered Conductor. Contract No: DSRLRP- installed at distribution substations to measure 068/069-02 (Package D2) for 214 km CC. LV ABC Cables and UG Under the program. GoN and NEA. of Distribution Transformers (100. Distribution Substations distribution transformers. million for 99 consumers in connection with The major line materials through three different the reconciled billings forwarded by different packages such as (i) Supply and Delivery distribution centers. static energy meters were Cables with Accessories. The Planning 62 Nepal Electricity Authority . Assist to identify and implement programs for loss 1. 200 and coming years. This project is jointly Ànanced by implementation of electrical installations and Asian Development Bank (ADB). „ Monitoring and evaluation of region wise Project Highlights monthly distribution system losses. (ii) Supply and Delivery of HV Covered Conductors. data download 2016/17. LV ABC Cable. The various subprojects under this and revenue collection are as follows. 35 km the amount of energy delivered by the substations XLPE Power cable and 401 km LV ABC Cable and enhancing the energy accountability. mm. construction activities up to 33KV and below.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 supporting DCSD in the technical and commercial and Technical Services Department co-operated matters. use of 35 Km of 300 'Any Branch Payment System'. The energy monitoring and audit was and analysis of TOD energy meters & metering also augmented verifying the data with concerned equipments transmission grid and generation units. „ Plans to execute distribution planning Project for Energy EfÀciency through Loss Reduction incorporating demand side management and This project has been started with the objective loss reduction as an integral part of it of reducing technical losses in the distribution „ Preparing and updating the construction networks of Kathmandu valley and Birgunj standards and guidelines and guidelines for Simara corridor. meters in various grid substations. mm. sq. Contract No: Energy Monitoring and Auditing of DSRLRP-068/69-01 (Package D1) for 462 Nos. The static meters installed at different substations were „ IdentiÀcation of potential rural electriÀcation downloaded to check and verify the data. The computerized billing system till date and plans scope of this project includes up gradation of 462 are to extend it to all with modern facilities in the Nos. billing loan/grant. Major works under this department with Grid Operation Department to install ToD include. Energy Access and EfÀciency reduction in distribution systems Improvement Project „ Initiate modern facilities for the electricity This project is being implemented under ADB consumers in the Àeld of meter reading.mm. The and substation rehabilitation projects and program for installation of Bulk Supply Meters implement them and the Metering Unit was also continued in FY „ Programming/re-programming. The project has identiÀed 27 distribution feeders with unacceptable high loss in Kathmandu valley One hundred Twenty Eight collection centers have and Birgunj where rehabilitation is required. The Computerized Billing Division 300 kVA). 11 kV Underground Power Cable and PTSD has recommended to approve Rs 68 401 Km of 95 sq.

2015.4 kV network in the affected area along Dhanushadham. distribution transformers of Grid Solar Energy and Energy EfÀciency Project (100. (ii) Construction of 95 km of 33 kV and 156 km Jaleshwor & Bolo-Damak (Lot-1) Parasi. Engineering. 2808-NEP switching station in Mirmi. Contract No: DSRLRP. Commissioning and Five Years of project for remaining works. Gorkha. Belbari. The total progress of the project under Lot 3 is 80% and expected to be completed by FY 2017-18. has been is USD 9. DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 (iii) Supply and Delivery of Various Line Materials Grid Solar Energy and Energy and Installation of Lines.30 ID P146344) for an amount of USD 130 million km 11 kV XLPE Underground Power Cable under a counter Ànancing of USD 8 million by the and Stringing of 343 km XLPE LV ABC Cable is GoN. i) Component 1: Grid–connected is ninety seven percent (97 %). 200 and 300 kVA). Mainapokhar and 11 kV Project Ànanced by ADB under Loan No. installation of 15. & Mirmi (Lot-2)and Lot-3 is development of 11 Out of these substations Baniyani. 6/8 MVA substation at Baniyani. The Ànancial agreement between GoN and completed. Kushma. and lots comprising of up-gradation of substations at Gaur. Swoyambhu & (SF). Transmission Expansion and Supply Improvement Banskot. Chandragadhi. Procurement Year 2017/2018. Paraul. & 0. Tauliahwa. All the documentation Operation & Maintenance of 25 MWp Utility works. replacement of 214 km (GSEEP) under IDA Credit No. Nepal Electricity Authority is jointly funding for this Testing. All the works under Lot-2 except up- switching station in Mirmi shall be commissioned gradation of substations at Mirmi is remaining. All the works under Lot-1 is already commissioned. some places of Kathmandu Valley and Birgunj is The GSEEP Project comprises of following two underway. the proposed Tamakoshi-Kathmandu 400 kV Kushma. Government of Nepal and (Manufacturing/Supply) Construction/Erection. Barhathawa.5 Million. From Fiscal Design. Mirchaiya. The total overall progress of the project components. Barhathawa. EfÀciency Project (GSEEP) 068/69-03 (Package D3) for various line materials The Government of Nepal (GoN) has received a were received and contract completed. Line testing and charging works in the WB was concluded on February 20. Paraul. Banskot. capitalization and asset transfer work for Scale Grid Tied Solar Farms And Component 2: the project is scheduled to be completed by end Distribution System Planning and Loss Reduction of FY 2017/18. Amuwa. 5566-NP (Project XLPE covered conductor. The total cost of this project station in Swoyambhu & Mulpani. The remaining 11 kV completed. Mirchaiya.The scope of project which is divided into three Mulpani. The funding Solar PV Farms Development with an estimated source from Asian Development Bank (ADB) for cost of 46 million USD which deals with the this component is already completed. GoN and NEA. Gaddhachauki area. This project is jointly Ànanced by Asian Implementation of Loss Reduction and Distribution Development Bank (ADB). Mainapokhar and 11 kV switching Transmission Line. The System Rehabilitation. The credit from the World Bank (WB) towards the cost installation of 462 Nos. Planning. with an estimated cost of 80 million USD dealing Distribution System Augmentation Project with the Rural ElectriÀcation in three(3) packages along with Distribution Business Management. Nijgarh. soon. Nepal Electricity Authority 63 . This is one of the components of Electricity Dhanushadham. Jare. scope of the project includes: Expanded Electricity Distribution Project i) Construction of new 33/11 kV. of 11 kV lines in the vicinity of substation Krishnanagar.

above locations with ease.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 2. In coordination with NEA Training Center. Dhading and regulatory requirements. human errors during meter reading and improve „ Web based services to the consumers (view the energy sales consumption ratio. entire utility using the Business Intelligence & M-power Billing System has provided NEA with a Analytics and Dash Boards as the dash boards wider and more sophisticated array of functions show the real time information on operational and features that would enhance the billing & revenue activities. The project 64 Nepal Electricity Authority . Centers (in operation) has helped NEA for improved Billing and Revenue collection processes „ Present a Centralized monitoring of the in a modern efÀcient and cost effective manner. Centers of NEA within this Fiscal Year. Matatirtha Naubise 33 kV system which will: Transmission Line Project „ Help in the facilitation of uniform reporting This project aims at supplying power to United formats across NEA for quickly responding to Cement Industry Pvt. M-power the bills) and Interactive Voice response Billing System covers 92% of the total consumers System where the consumer can query the count and covers 94% of the total NEA revenue. in Naubise. Computerized Billing and Networking Division „ Present a real time view of statistical data facilitating easy and quick decision making for Implementation of a Common Revenue Billing Senior and Top Management users through System (M-power) in 128 Revenue Collection executive dashboards. their billing through various services (counter/ the division plans to conduct more training mobile app/online/SMS etc. „ Introduce automated “Compliant Management Any Branch Payment System (ABPS) which has System” which would ease the organized been implemented inside Kathmandu valley has compliant registration and speed up the helped the customers to pay their bill in any of the response. Ltd. This Division has targeted the data migration/ „ Introduce “informative mobile App” where the Implementation (Completion) of M-power Billing consumer can get information about the dues System in all the remaining Revenue Collection and other information regarding NEA.) and save time. to Centralized 20 revenue collection centers (inside and outside Kathmandu valley) as a pilot 3. efÀciency and provide greater visibility into the entire process chain. Handheld Meter Reading „ Implement Third Party Payments where the Device (HHD) also in operation has helped reduce consumers can pay their bills real time. This system will be focused for urban/ NEA staff that has been operating with the billing rural consumers where the consumer can pay system. existing NEA consumers in its vicinity. Centers. programs to enhance the skill and knowledge of these staff for smooth operation of the Mpower Computerized Billing and Network Division Targets Billing System. The Customer Management Information System (Lagat) has been implemented in various revenue Third party payment (Bank/other third parties) has collection centers which will help in keeping the already started in some of the Revenue Collection consumer database up to date. It has helped NEA to collect revenue and get analytical reports on time. bills through phone lines. The division has plans to extend the third party payment system in more revenue collection Customized training programs were conducted to centers.

DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 will help to improve the quality of supply and reduce the technical losses of the area also. The scope of the project includes Transmission Line Project the construction of 33/11 kV. Control Line construction work had been obstructed at Building & Installation of Electrical instruments different location by local community. The project was started in FY 2009/10 with electricity in Kulekhai area of Makawanpur district funds from infrastructure development program and its vicinity.6 MVA substation along with double circuit 35 km 33 kV This project aims to meet the growing demand of line. civil and quality of supply and reduce the technical losses electrical work of Malta substation is completed of the area. 6/8 MVA substation at Khani khola hydropower feeder. 2*6/8 MVA substations along with double circuit 13 km 33 kV line. Substation. Most of the including Power Transformer has been completed. GoN Here. poles. The scope of the project includes the construction of 33/11 kV. The project will help to improve the of Ministry of Industry. About 65% of the transmission line Cement Industry Pvt. 10/13. Matatirtha Malta 33 kV supply. Lalitpur and construction work is completed and remaining evacuation of power produced by Pashupati Energy work is scheduled is to be completed within FY Pvt. in Malta. GoN. Construction of Markhu with single circuit 15 km Transmission line 33 kV line from Matatirtha to Malta is in progress. transformer. Construction of Naubise substation is completed and substation is charged from Dhadhing Feeder. Ltd. from Matatirtha to Markhu. Most of the local community issues have been sorted out by addressing some issues related with electricity supply. cable laying work 4. IEE report had been approved and counting & marking of trees within the right of way of 33 kV transmission line is going on.3/16. The work Under construction under ground is scheduled to be completed within FY 2074/75. quality of supply and reduce the technical loses 5. etc. transformer. Matatirtha Markhu 33 kV of the area also. local community issues have been sorted out by 33 kV Bay extension work and 33 kV Control addressing some issues related with electricity Panel Installation works at Matatirtha Substation Nepal Electricity Authority 65 . etc.Ltd. The project will help to improve the 2074/75. IEE report had Transmission Line Project been approved and counting & marking of trees within the right of way of 33 kV transmission line This project aims at supplying power to Laxmi is going on. Naubise transmission line is done. About 80% of the transmission line construction work is completed and remaining work is in rapid progress. (6MW) and suply existing NEA consumers in its vicinity. poles. Line construction work had been obstructed at different location by local community. The main scope of the project is and the substation is in operation charged with construction of 33/11 kV. Polling work of 33 kV Matatirtha. The project was started in FY 2009/10 with funds from infrastructure development program of Ministry of Industry.

Now. Balardaha 11kV line construction has been completed.5 km of 33kV line.5MVA substations one each at is expected to complete in FY 2017/18. Malangwa and Sitalnagar Butwal. Arghakachi.79km of 11kV line. of Transformers have been Milanchowk (Butwal).A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 33 kV Bay extension work at Matatirtha Substation has been also completed. constructed by The Capacity of nine. one of the remote Contract has already been awarded and this work VDC of Northern regions of Khotang has been is scheduled to be completed with FY 2017/18. 7. Necessary is bear by NEA itself. completed & successfully charged at 33kV voltage level. 33/11kV. 80 km construction work is in progress. Construction The scope of the project includes: of 32. 8. 1. Substation construction work at Okhaldhunga S/S has 6. Dhankuta. Àrst time after its completion on 2000 A. parallel new 11kV line upgraded to higher capacity. completed. 33/11kV Sub-stations shall the then Jaljale-Diktel 33kV line project. This work is scheduled to be maintenance of this Jaljale-Buipa 33kV line was completed with FY 2017/18. 33/11 KV Substation Rehabilitation Work Jaljale-Buipa 33kV line (69km).5 MVA Buipa Substation is Transmission Line Project charged after long time of its completion. Buipa-Okhaldhunga 33 kV And. had been and the old eight power transformers shall be charging at 11kV. 31. which be upgraded with 9x6/8 MVA power transformers is the only source line for this project. So. Distribution System Augmentation Project been completed only substation testing and This project is jointly Ànanced by GoN and NEA. The scope of this project includes the construction Khotang & Okhaldhunga districts have been 66 Nepal Electricity Authority . commissioning part is remaining. Transmission line of 32. Yadukuwa (Janakpur).5 km of LV distribution line and installation & Rehabilitation of 33/11 KV Substation in charging of 25 nos. electriÀed.D. 69. 1. Buipa-Bakshila 11kV line construction has been completed & Bakshila. Okhaldhunga and Khotang districts. Buipa-Lamidanda-Bhadaure parallel Tulsipur. Funding of this work was constructed & freed this line. Devighat. The project was of 11kV and 80 km of LV distribution line and started in FY 2010/11 with funds from GoN and two 33/11kV.5 km of 33kV transmission line. (Rajbiraj). Nepaljung.

include the construction of 14km of 33kV Civil Construction works of Transformer Workshop transmission line. Khotang & Okhaldhunga districts.000 way. 33kV Bay extension process for 33 kV line and Substation are ongoing at Jaljale substation has been completed & now in progress. Major Electrical equipments have been households of the area. 3 MVA. 750kVA transformer has been process has completed recently. MVA Bagedhunga substation is in progress.2km of 11kV line and 33km of LV distribution line construction have been completed and 12. The project funded by GoN aims to meet the growing demand of electricity in Madan Kudari- Store cum Quarter building has been constructed Majhifeda area of Kavre District and its vicinity. Madankudari-Makaibari-Singati 11nos. Also. Also. Tender has been Áoated for supply Khotang district. 16 MVA and Distribution Transformer of various 9. 90km of 11kV and 90 km of LV of Electrical Equipment & Installation works for distribution line in Khotang and Udaypur district. Transformer Testing Lab Construction Project of line from 3 new 11kV feeders of newly charged The aim of this project is to construct the Buipa Substation has solved the voltage drop Transformer Testing Lab at Biratnagar. interconnection facilities. DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 connected to central grid system of Nepal. installation of 24 distribution transformers. Transformer Testing Lab. in Bagedhunga. 10 km of 33kV transmission line. Butwal and problems & improved the quality of electricity in Nepalgunj. The land acquisition The 33/11kV.4 kV Distribution Network at Nepal Electricity Authority 67 . to complete in FY 2018/19. The project is Various Routine Test of Power Transformer upto expected to complete in FY 2017/18. With the construction of the project. 33/11 kV complete in FY 2018/19. maintenance facilities for Major works to be performed under this Project Distribution Transformer will be provided there. The project is scheduled Out of these.4 kV line and Lamosanghu to Chautara is about to complete. 33/11kV. 6/8 MVA Substation with interconnection overhead line. Construction of 33/11kV 3 in FY 2019/20. Supply 11. 6/8 MVA Substation with 33kV line was freed and charged at 33kV level. 20 km of 33 kV kV. The Substation Civil construction works is on the project will provide electricity to about 11. 37. Rasuwaghat-Khotang S/S and RE Project rating under the corresponding regional ofÀces will be available. 1x3 MVA capacity Building at different regional ofÀces are on the substation at Rasuwaghat (Bagedhunga) of way. The tendering charged in Bagedhunga. Bharatpur-Madi 33 KV Sub-transmission 10. The project is scheduled to 20 Km of 33 KV overhead line. The scope The scope of the project includes construction of of the project includes the construction of 33/11 a 3 MVA. of Nepal (GoN) The project funded by GoN aims to meet the and is being implemented for the electriÀcation growing demand of electricity in Chautara area of of Madi area and its vicinity in Chitwan district. 33/11 kV substation. Khotang. Chautara-Sindhupalchok 33 kV Line & RE Project substation Project This project is Ànanced by the Govt. The construction of 33 kV line from 30 km of 11 kV line and 50 km of 0. The Project is scheduled to complete put into operation. Sindhupalchok District and its vicinity. The construction of manufactured and Inspection and Testing works substation and U/G cable and Construction of are on the way. After charging of 5km The scope of the project includes the construction long parallel 11kV line. 8 km of 33 kV underground Cable. Rasuwaghat-Bagedhunga of 33/11 kV. Also. of distribution transformer have been 33 kV line Project installed & charged. substation & 11/0. facilities. 13.

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Madi area of Chitwan District has been completed during the local Project appraisal: Minutes of
and successfully charged on Baisakh 30, 2073. Meeting dated December 17, 2014. The Portion II
(NEC) related to the neighbourhood electriÀcation
14. Parsa 33 KV Sub-Station Project in Salme, Valche and Kaule VDC and further
The project funded by GoN aims to meet the measures beneÀtting the population in the vicinity
growing demand of electricity in Parsa and its of the transmission line. The project includes
vicinity. The scope of the project includes the consulting services during project implementation
construction of 33/11 kV, 6/8 MVA Substation for design, procurement and supervision.
with interconnection facilities. About 90% of the
substation construction work is completed and The scope of work has been prepared based
remaining work is scheduled is to be completed on the requirement of the project and the data
within FY 2017/18. collected through various resources and Àeld
visit from consultant. It includes construction
15. Rasuwa Nuwakot Distribution System of 6/8 MVA, 33/11 kV substation at Bhalche of
Reconstruction Project (KfW Grant Project) Nuwakot district, construction of 12 km 33 kV
Neighborhood ElectriÀcation Component line from Trishuli 3B Hub substation to Bhalche
substation, construction of 50 km of 11 kV & 50
The Project concerns the construction of the 220
km of 0.4 kV lines using covered conductor & ABC
kV Chilime-Trishuli Transmission System (“Portion
cable and installation of 30 Nos. of distribution
I”) as well as a Neighbourhood ElectriÀcation
transformers in the vicinity of the 220 kV Chilime-
Component (“NEC”) (“Portion II”). The purpose
Trishuli Transmission line corridor. The selection
of the Project is to expand and improve the grid
of contractor for Design, Supply and Installation
infrastructure for the efÀcient evacuation of
of Neighborhood ElectriÀcation works consisting
electricity from hydropower to the Integrated
of 33/11kV New Substations and associated
Nepalese Power System and to contribute thereby
33kV, 11kV & 0.4kV Lines is under process.
to an increased power supply and to a reduction
in transmission losses and in CO2 emissions. In Reconstruction and Improvement of
addition, the project aims at reliable distribution Electricity Distribution System
of power evacuated through the Trishuli-Chilime
The project “Reconstruction and improvement
transmission line and upstream hydropower
of electricity distribution in earthquake affected
projects to new customers in some speciÀc
districts” contributes to enhance the situation of
locations in the vicinity of the transmission line.
the earthquake affected population in Rasuwa
This is to contribute to sustainable economic
and Nuwakot by enabling them to satisfy
and social development in Nepal and to improve
their basic needs. It aims at improving the
living conditions by providing access to a reliable,
access to electricity in the respective districts
sustainable and climate-friendly power supply,
by rehabilitating and improving the electricity
and contribute to poverty reduction and the Àght
distribution infrastructure after the earthquake in
against climate change.
April 2015. The project comprises the Ànancing
The design of the Project is based on the Feasibility of immediate relief measures with respect to the
Study “FS 220 kV Transmission System Project” distribution network and short to medium term
by Lahmeyer International GmbH dated July 2014 electriÀcation measures as well as related project
available to KfW and the Project-Executing Agency measures that will be identiÀed in the further
and on the agreements made between KfW and development of the project.
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The envisaged scope of the project consists of Phase 4: to implement all NEA Meters in Smart
two components: meter then gradually transformer and
then substation automation.
Relief component: KfW agreed with the proposal
of NEA to Ànance immediate activities such as For Phase 1 contract has been awarded and
the replacement of overloaded transformers as work is in progress, scheduled to complete in FY
“immediate relief measures”. The selection of 2017/18.
contractor for immediate relief measures is under
process.
17. GIS Smart Grid Project
This project is funded by the Govt. of Nepal (GoN) in
ElectriÀcation component: The electriÀcation F.Y.2016/17. The scope of the project includes:
measures will comprise the construction and
reconstruction of several medium and low „ To manage proper information about
voltage distribution lines, the construction of poles, transformers & meters along with
small substations, the instalment of distribution the consumer’s information geographically
transformers and other related project measures through GPS enabled system called as Survey
that will be identiÀed during the design of the Information Management System (SIMS).
Ànal project measures. The Ànal design of the
electriÀcation component and the selection of In this Fiscal year 2073/74 as a pilot project
project measures will lie within the responsibility currently a GIS mapping of Jorpati Distribution
of the implementation consultant in consultation Center is in progress. Gothatar Feeder’s under
with NEA and the target group. area survey has been completed and another
Mulpani feeder’s under area survey is going
KfW emphasized that the set-up of more detailed on. For the above work, the software that costs
and quantiÀed indicators for measuring the approximately of NRs 1.2 millions has already
project’s output and outcome will be required at been developed in-house and tested by GIS
latest after the formulation of the detailed design Smart Grid Project of NEA, during the pilot survey
by the Implementation Consultant. The selection of Jorpati DCS.
procedure for consulting services to be provided
is under process. After successfully completion of the pilot project
GIS mapping of 16 different Distribution Centers
16. Smart Metering Smart Grid Project within & outside the valley will be conducted
This project is funded by the Govt. of Nepal (GoN) in within F.Y 2017/18.
F.Y.2016/17. The scope of the project includes:
18. 33/11 KV Substation Rehabilitation Project
Phase 1: to implement Automatic Meter Reading This project is Ànanced by the Govt. of Nepal
(AMR) System with implementing (GoN) and NEA. The aim of this Project is for
Automatic Metering Infrastructure (AMI) improvement in the reliability of distribution
application in existing TOD meters. system of 36 different distribution centers all
around the country. The main scopes of work
Phase 2: to implement three phase whole under this project are:
current meter with Smart Three phase
meter Package 1 (East Region): Rehabilitation of 33/11
KV substation in Dharan, Inaruwa,
Phase 3: to implement single phase analog to Mirchaiya, Rajbiraj, Mujalia, Damak,
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Dhulabari, Buipa, Bharadaha, Traghari Consumer friendly rural electriÀcation program
(Udayapur), Bhojpur, Jirikhimti . is becoming more effective to promote energy
access, consumer capacity building and livelihood
Package 2 (Mid Region): Rehabilitation of 33/11 development. Community Rural ElectriÀcation
KV substation in Kalaiya, Harsa, Program (CREP) has been playing an integral role
Simraungarh, Pokharia, Kawasoti, in rural development, empowering Rural Electric
Jeetpur, Chaumala,Baglung, Gularia, Community (REC) and to alleviate Poverty. In the
Bhiman, Kirnetar. journey of 14 years, CREP has achieved a major
success of accessing electricity to more than
Package 3 (West Region): Rehabilitation of 33/11
3,50,000 households of 52 districts through 275
KV substation in Palpa, Ghorahi,
nos. of Different Community entities.
Lumbini, Bharaulia, Mukundapur,
Belauri, Abu Kharaini, Baitadi, Despite of having many problems like insufÀcient
Dadheldhura, Doti. human resources and adolescent ofÀce itself, the
Community Rural ElectriÀcation Department performance of CRED evaluated as satisfactory in
FY 2016/17. During review period, CRED initiated
In order to expand the access of electricity services activities to resolve setback old community rural
to the rural areas on the demand driven approach, electriÀcation contracts successfully and by the
the Government of Nepal (GoN) has brought result hanged out contracts were regularized and
forward Community Rural ElectriÀcation Program most of them were completed in this year. CRED's
(CREP) since 2003 which is being executed. major activities of the year include:
NEA had established a separate Department
"COMMUNITY RURAL ELECTRIFICATION „ New NEA, Community Rural ElectriÀcation By-
DEPARTMENT (CRED)" to efÀciently conduct the Law has been approved by making the existing
Community Rural ElectriÀcation Program of GoN CRE By-Law 2071 compatible to the motive of
in 2003. Later on in 2010, CRED was dissolved re-formed CRED and addressing the problems
in the process of restructuring of NEA and the experienced in community rural electriÀcation
activities of CREP were carried out through eight program & operational activities. However, it
Regional OfÀces. However, the CREP activities is yet to be submitted for approval.
were slowed down due to lack of coordination at „ In order to strengthen the operating capacity
center and regional level. On this background, of RECs, training for Linemen and Accountant
CRED has been formed again in July 2013. was conducted. 15 Linemen personnel and
20 Account personnel were trained this year.
Under CREP, the GoN is contributing 90 % of the
rural electriÀcation Cost through NEA and the „ In order to bring uniformity in cost estimation
Rural Electric Community (REC) is required to of rural electriÀcation work, the major line
contribute remaining 10 % of the cost. NEA sells materials cost (Pole, Conductor, Insulator,
bulk power to the RECs and RECs are responsible Transformer and Stay set etc) has been Àxed.
for operation and management of electricity „ The following programs of CRED are in different
distribution within the area. NEA provides services stages of execution.
up to 11 kV Line and the REC itself is responsible
„ ElectriÀcation: 50
for 400/230 Volt Line. NEA, Community Rural
ElectriÀcation By-Law 2071 governs the activities „ Rehabilitations and wooden pole
of NEA, REC and CREP. Replacement: 28
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the non-technical losses. rural electriÀcation activities With the Queue Management System at some and management of small hydro power plants. Pokhara. All There are Eight Regional OfÀces (ROs) under the distribution centers are engaged to remove DCSD located at Biratnagar. Nepalgunj and penalize the people who are involved in electricity Attariya. So. effected for the convenience of the customers. Round the Loss Reduction Program clock no-light services have been implemented in most of the urban no-light centers. Massive awareness Some of the glimpses of the regional ofÀces are campaigns as workshops and review meetings presented here under. many improvements have been ‘Immediate Action Plans’ to improve its functioning. Besides review meetings were organized in each „ Building Construction: 1 (Pokhara) regional ofÀce by a DCSD central team to evaluate CRED has planned different activities in FY the overall performance of the ofÀce. meter reading. maintenance. to replace the defective meters and Kathmandu. Hetauda.technical losses. These The distribution networks comprise of technical functions and activities were carried out by all and non. legal action against culprits were also conducted in various distribution centers with the help of REGIONAL OFFICES local administration and security agencies. NEA and its consumers. in which proportion regional ofÀces. The ROs are main interface with the theft. Janakpur. DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 „ Transmission Line: 1 (33 KV Line. All regional ofÀces and distribution consumer connections. the hookings. In addition. Distribution Center under Regional OfÀces. The of the cash collection centers. The employees took There is provision of technical division headed special efforts to serve our valued consumers in by a Manager in each RO which looks after the more effective way. billing. technical matters. operation and maintenance of off grid Customer Care small hydro power plants also falls under regional Distribution centers work as interfaces between ofÀce’s jurisdiction. of non-technical losses is quite high. difÀculties regional chief is also supported by account and encountered by the consumers in queuing for administrative sections in the related matters. During the year under review. making payments were minimized. Among many. this plan included regular inspection The functions of operation. various measures taken in The region wise performance under the review the preceding years were continued to reduce period is summarized in Annex-1 and 2 below. Butwal. consumer interface points. special efforts were Each regional ofÀce is headed by a director/chief taken to improve the quality of service at the and reports to the Deputy Managing Director. Palpa) were implemented in various distribution centers. data download expansion of the distribution system up to 33 kV and analysis to curb any connection fault or voltage level and consumer services such as new manipulation. centers actively participated in this drive which and revenue collection are carried out by various was found to be much effective. Nepal Electricity Authority 71 . 2017/18 for meaningful and result oriented implementation of CREP that will strengthen the Strict measures for electricity theft control as CRED and support the sustainability of the RECs conÀscation of electric equipments and taking too. and of Time-of-Day (TOD) meters. public and after a detailed study of the service NEA management made various decisions as facilities provided.

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BIRATNAGAR REGIONAL OFFICE in operation. 23 km of 11 kV line and 15 km of
LV line construction have been completed so far.
Operational highlights
Construction of 33/11 kV protection Scheme for
There are 17 Distribution Centers under 750 KVA Substation at Bhojpur is in progress and
Biratnagar Regional OfÀce (BRO) spread over will be completed in F/Y 2074/075.
Mechi and Koshi zones. The distribution loss of
BRO is 17.65%. Sales contribution to NEA system 3. Ilam-Phidim-Taplejung 33 kV
of this RO is 15.50%. The performance highlights Transmission Line Project
of this regional ofÀce during review period are as The scope of the project includes the construction
under. of 90 km of 33 kV transmission line in Panchthar
Energy sales (MWH) – 738,664 and Taplejung district. Construction of 33/11
kV, 3 MVA Substation at Phidim and 33 kV Bay
Revenue (million) – Rs.6,966.28 at Ilam Substation have been completed and in
Numbers of consumers – 5,62,414 operation. Construction of 33 kV line from Phidim
to Taplejung is also completed. Construction of
Project highlights
6/8 MVA substation at Taplejung and 33 kV Bay
The major projects being implemented under this at Phidim Substation are in progress. A temporary
regional ofÀce are as under. 33/11 kV, 1.5 MVA substation at Dokhu, Taplejung
is completed and is in operation.
1. Rake-Rabi-Chisapani 33 kV
Transmission Line Project 4. Aathrai Sakrantibazar 33 kV Substation Project
The project includes the construction of 25 km The project includes the construction of 25 km
of 33 kV line, 40 km of 11 kV line, 40 km of of 33 kV line, 25 km of 11 kV line, 40 km of LV
LV distribution line, construction of 33/11 kV, distribution line, construction of 33/11 kV, 6/8
6/8 MVA substation at Chisapani and 33 kV MVA substation at Sakranti bazar and 33 kV Bay
Switching Station at Ranke . Out of which, 15 km at Jirikhimti, Terahthum. Out of which, 13 km 33
33 kV line has been completed and remaining kV line has been completed and remaining works
10 km 33 kV line works are in progress and are in progress. Land for Substation at Sakranti
will be completed in F/Y 2074/075. Land for bazar has been already acquired and construction
Switching Station at Chamaita of Ranke and of boundary wall is completed. Contract for the
land acquisition for Substation at Chisapani Construction of Sub Station has been awarded by
has already been acquired. Contractor for the Project Management Directorate (PMD).
Construction of Substation has been awarded by
Project Management Directorate (PMD) and the 5. Bhedetar (Rajarani) 33/11 kV Transmission
works are in progress. line and Substation Project
The project includes the construction of 15 km
2. Dhankuta-Hile-Leguwa-Bhojpur 33 kV
of 33 kV line, 15 km of 11 kV line, 15 km of LV
Transmission Line Project
distribution line, Construction of 33/11 kV, 3
The project includes the construction of 50 km MVA Sub Station at Rajarani and 33 kV Bay at
of 33 kV transmission line, 52 km of 11 kV line, Bhedetar, Dhankuta. The land acquisition for
50 km of LV distribution line and one 33/11 kV Substation construction has been completed
substation in Bhojpur district. Construction of 33 and construction of boundary wall has also been
kV transmission line and 33 kV Bay/Switching completed. 33 kV line Construction works are in
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6. Dhulabari Jhapa 33 kV transmission line and z Panchthar, Taplejung and Bhojpur Distribution
Substation Project Line Strengthening Project

The project includes the construction of 33 kV z Chainpur Sitalpati 33 kV transmission line and
transmission Line, 11 kV Distribution Line and Substation Project
Construction of 33/11 kV, 6/8 MVA Sub Station z Bhojpur Balardah 33 kV Transmission Line
at Dhulabari. Construction of 33 kV Transmission and Substation Project.
Line and 6/8 MVA Substation have been
z Belbari Letang 33 kV Transmission Line and
completed and they are in operation. Construction
Substation Project.
of four 11 kV feeder are in progress.
JANAKPUR REGIONAL OFFICE
7. Ahale Dadhipurkot ElectriÀcation Project
Operational highlights
The project includes the construction of HT/LT line
and Installation of different sizes of distributions There are 14 Distribution Centers under Janakpur
transformers in Kot VDC. The construction of 3 Regional OfÀce (JRO) spread over Sagarmatha
km 11 kV line and 5.7 km 0.4/0.23 kV line and and Janakpur zones. The distribution loss of JRO
installation of 50 KVA transformers have been is 36.45%. Sales contribution to NEA system from
completed. Construction of 3 km HT line, 5 km of LT this RO is 7.79%. The performance highlights of
line and installation of two (25 KVA) transformers this regional ofÀce during review period are as
in other wards of Kot VDC are in progress. under.

8 Damak Na.Pa. Dharampur VDC Energy sales (MWH) – 371,349
ElectriÀcation Project
Revenue (million) – Rs. 3,379.00
The project includes the construction of HT/LT line
Numbers of consumers – 4,95,192
and installation of different sizes of distributions
transformers in Damak and Dharampur. Programme at Janakpur Regional ofÀce
Construction of 0.5 km HT line, 8 km of LT line Project highlights
and installation of two (50 KVA) transformers are
The major projects being implemented under this
in progress.
regional ofÀce are as under.
9. Hile Pakhribas Ranibas 33 kV
Transmission and Substation Project Sangutar-Okhaldhunga 33 KV
Transmission line project.
The project includes the construction of 33 kV
The project scope includes construction of 40 km
transmission Line from Pakhribas, Dhankuta to
33 kV line, 40 km 11 kV line, 40 km distribution
Ranibas(Ghodetar), Bhojpur and Construction
line and 33 kV bay at Sangutar. 60% of pole
of 3 MVA substation at Ranibas. Construction of
erection and 20 km of conductor stringing works
33 kV line has been completed and Construction
for 33 kV line has been completed and remaining
of Substation works are awarded by Project
work is in progress.
Management Directorate (PMD) and works are in
progress. Okhaldhunga-Salleri 33 KV
Transmission line project
Other Projects
The project scope includes construction of 40
The following projects in this region are also in the
km 33 kV line, 40 km 11 kV line, 40 km LT line,
various stages of execution.
33 kV bay at Okhaldhunga and 33/11 kV 1.5

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MVA substation at Salleri of Solukhumbu district. Other Projects
100% of pole erection and 80% of conductor
The following projects in the region are also in the
stringing work of 33 KV Line has been completed
various stages of execution.
and remaining work is in progress.
Shingadevi Raniban ElectriÀcation Project: The
Khurkot-Nepalthok-Rakathum 33/11 kV
project scope includes construction of 20 km
Transmission Line & Substation Project
11 kV line, 20 km LT line. 17% of work has been
The project scope includes construction of 31 km completed. Construction of remaining work is in
33 kV line, 30 km 11 kV line, 40 km distribution progress.
line at Sindhuli and Ramechhap District & 33/11
KV 10/13.3/16.6 MVA Substation at Rakathum. Nirmali Dada ElectriÀcation Project: The project
80% of construction work of 33 kV transmission scope includes construction of 10 km 11 kV line,
line has been completed and remaining work 10 km LT line. Tender for the construction of 11
is in progress. Land acquisition work has been KV and LT Line has been awarded and the project
completed and tender evaluation for construction is expected to be completed in 18 months.
of 33/11 kV Line and Substation is in progress.
HETAUDA REGIONAL OFFICE
Gadhaiya-Dumariya 33 kV,11 kV Line Operational highlights
& Substation Project.
The project scope includes construction of 25 There are 9 Distribution Centers under Hetauda
km 33 kV line, 15 km 11 kV line and 33/11 kV Regional OfÀce (HRO) spread over Narayani zone.
16.6 MVA substation at Gadhaiya- Dumariya of The distribution loss of HRO is 15.39%. Sales
Sarlahi district. Land acquisition work has been contribution to NEA system from this RO is 19.67%.
completed and tender evaluation for construction The performance highlights of this regional ofÀce
of Line and Substation is in progress. during review period are as under.

Energy sales (MWH) – 937,165
Haripurwa-Basantpur 33 kV Transmission
Line & Substation Project. Revenue (million) – Rs.8,800.72
The project scope includes construction of 20 Numbers of consumers – 38,1456
km 33 kV line, 20 km 11 kV line and 33/11 kV
Project highlights
16.6 MVA substation at Haripurwa-Basantpur of
Sarlahi district. Land acquisition work has been The major projects being implemented under this
completed and tender evaluation for construction regional ofÀce are as under.
of Line and Substation is in progress. „ Maulapur Pataura Rural ElectriÀcation and
Bhagwanpur 33/11 kV S/S Construction project. Distribution Line Project

The project scope includes construction of 20 km „ Chandranigahapur- Manpur 33 Transmission
33 kV line, 30 km 11 kV line and 33/11 kV 16.6 line Project
MVA substation at Bhagwanpur of Siraha district. KATHMANDU REGIONAL OFFICE
Land acquisition work has been completed and
Operational highlights
tender evaluation for construction of Line and
Substation is in progress. There are 19 Distribution Centers and one
Transformer workshop under Kathmandu
Regional OfÀce (KRO) spread over Bagmati zone.

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The performance highlights of The project includes construction of 33 kV this regional ofÀce during review period are as Tramission line and 33 kV line bay at Ramechape under.88 Budhsing. Gorsysng. 53 Sindhu-Dolakha Distribution line Project km of LV distribution line and one 33/11 kV.22 Numbers of consumers – 6. Phikure. Revenue (MillonNRs) – Rs. The construction of substation quarter.65.522.90%. Dansing. Expansion and System Reinforment Project The performance highlights of this regional ofÀce The project includes constuction of distribution during review period are as under. District. transmission line Project The project includes construction of 33 kV line Galkot 33 KV Transmission Line and from Saghutar to Manthali and construction Substation Project: of substation. VDC of Nuwakot district.14. Dansing. Bhalche Numbers of consumers – 2. Revenue (million) – Rs.Manthali 33/11 KV be tendered soon. 53 km of 11 kV. Construction work is in progress and is scheduled to be completed in FY 2018/19. Construction work is in progress and is Energy sales (MWH) – 270. progress and is scheduled to be completed in FY Land acquisition for Manang Substation has 2017/18.5 The project includes construction distribution MVA substation in chame. Kaule. been completed. compound wall and substation work will Saghutar .2. Kaule. The distribution loss of PRO is Khimti –Manthali 33 kV Trasmission line and 11. Sales contribution to NEA system from Substation Project this RO is 5. Khadakbhan- jhyang. DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 The distribution loss of KRO is 10. system in diffrent VDCSD of Sindhupalchok Energy sales (MWH) – 1. Phikure. 1.67%.281.33.This line will be charged within 3 months. The project includes the construction of 90 km of 33 kV transmission line. Sales Sindhupalchok Electricity Distribution contribution to NEA system from this RO is 26. Construction work is in stage.574. Manang. Construction system different VDCSD of Dolkha and of 33 KV Transmission line is under completion Sindupalchowk district. Acquiring land for substation This project is being implemented to provide construction is under progress. electric supply and Grid connection to IPP of Galkot area in Baglung district. regional ofÀce are as under: Khadakbhanjhyang.86%.126 Distribution line Project Project highlights The project includes construction of distribution The major projects being implemented under this system in Budhsing.720 district. The major Nepal Electricity Authority 75 . Gorsysng.24%.438 scheduled to be completed in FY 2017/18. Construction work is in Udipur-Besisahar-Manang 33 kV Transmission progress and is scheduled to be completed in FY Line and Substation Project: 2017/18.331 POKHARA REGIONAL OFFICE Project highlights Operational highlights The major projects being implemented under this There are 11 Distribution Centers under Pokhara regional ofÀce are as under: Regional OfÀce (PRO) spread over Dhaulagiri and Gandaki zones.

Construction of 33 construction at Galkot substation and 6/8 MVA KV line and substation works are in progress.4KV line. Tanahun and 6/8 MVA SS at Bhorletar of Lamjung District. one 33 KV bay Galkot has been completed. The major Lekhnath Distribution Line Rehabilitation Project: component of this project are construction of 25 The purpose of this project is to supply the reliable km 33 KV line. Construction of SubStation KM. one 33 KV bay Line and SubStation project: construction at Baglung substation and 3 MVA This project is being implemented to provide electric Substation at Galkot of Baglung district.471. The major component completed. Land acquisition. „ Gorkhar Siranchour-Chiphleti 33 kV 10 km of 11 kV and . Kaski districts. The scope of this project is to construct 12 in completion stage. Construction of 25 KM 33 KV line and SubStation construction work This project is being implemented to provide will be started in this F/Y. Operational highlights Construction of 33 KV line is on completion stage and substation work is completed 30-35%. construction work is in tendered process. Other Projects: Lekhnath-Sindhabesi-Lamjung 33 KV Transmission Line and SubStation project: The following projects in the region are also in the various stages of execution.18 line work is in progress.433 76 Nepal Electricity Authority . The existing Khaireni KV bay construction at Damauli substation and feeder supplied electricity to Kaski. Substation at Righa-Kharbang of Baglung District. Numbers of consumers – 4.52% Sales Transmission Line project: contribution to NEA system from this RO is 14. After completion acquisition for Bhorletar Substation has been of this project the kaski area is seperated from this completed. during review period are as under.19.4KV of LV distribution line Transmission Line Project and 33/11 kV 6/8 MVA substations at Sindhabesi „ Tatopani Small Hydro Power Rehabilitation Kaski and Construction of 33 KV Bay at Lekhnath Project. 33 KV supply and Grid connection to IPP of Kharbang Bay extensions at Baglung substation has been area in Baglung district.4KV line. one 33 electricity at Lekhnath area. There are 9 Distribution Centers under Butwal Regional OfÀce (BuRO) spread over Lumbini zone. 11 KV line from Lekhnath 132 KV Substation quarter is already started and the substation to kotre Pole plant. 20 km 11 kV and 0. electric supply and Grid connection to IPP of Bhorletar area in Lamjung district. The scope of the project consists of the construction of 18 km of 33 kV transmission line. The scope of the project consists of the The performance highlights of this regional ofÀce construction of 25 km of 33 kV transmission line. Land acquisition for Kharenitar 33 KV 6/8 MVA Energy sales (MWH) – 683. Substation. Construction of 25KM 33 KV line is feeder. Land some part of Nawalparasi District. Damauli Khairenitar 33 KV The distribution loss of BuRO is 16.734 SS has been completed Construction of 33 KV Revenue (million) – Rs 6. Damauli-Bhorletar 33 KV Transmission line and The Detailed survey of transmission line has been SubStation project: completed. 5 km 11 kV and .A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 component of this project are construction of 2 Righa Kharbang 33 KV Transmission km 33 KV line. Land Acquisition and Civil works for of this project are construction of 25 km 33 KV land protection for Sub-station construction at line. 27 km 11 kV line.35%. Land acquisition for BUTWAL REGIONAL OFFICE Sindhabesi Substation has been completed.

Thada Substation.4 KV line complete in FY 2075/076.4KV 50 km. Polling works has been completed up to this year The Major scope included construction of 30 km and replacing the distribution transformer on the 33 KV line and 33/11 KV 6/8 MVA substation and site.4 KV distribution transformer.Gulmi. Bheri almost 70 % work was completed. Purchasing of Bhairahawa . transformer upgrading by 6/8 MVA 33/11 KV.Taulihawa line land has been completed for the construction of Reinforcement Project. The „ Lamahi-Charinje 33 KV transmission line and substation construction work will be completed in S/S Project.4 KV distribution transformer at Ridi .4 There are 15 Distribution Centers under Nepalgunj KV distribution transformer..4 KV distribution transformer The project scope includes construction of 30 km and LT line 0. The project is scheduled to complete in FY 8 km 11 KV line at Shantipur .Gulmi. The performance highlights of Nepal Electricity Authority 77 . 5 km 0. 50 km and connecting 40 number of 11/0.53% Sales contribution to NEA system from this RO is 6. Arghakhachi. Myalpokhari including 5 VDC Project (Rural ElectriÀcation) The major projects being implemented under this regional ofÀce are as under. 3 MVA 33/11 KV Power various stages of execution. 11 KV line and 33/11 KV 3 MVA substation . Up to this Àscal year Regional OfÀce (NRO) spread over Rapti. Upgrading Project Other Projects The major activities are construction of 30 km 11 KV transmission line and 33/11 KV. 11/0. next Àscal year. 6/8 MVA The following projects in the region are also in the substation. transformer at Thada. of land has been in process for the construction of Shantipur Substation. The polling work has 33 kV line . The project is scheduled to The Major scope includes construction of 30 km complete in FY 2074/075. The project is scheduled to of distribution of 11 kv line 20 km . The polling work of 11 kv Ridi 33/11 KV Transmission Line and S/S Project line has been running.4 kv distribution in FY 2074/075. connecting Jeetpur Thada 33 kV Substation Project 30 number of 11/0. 0. Gulmi Shantipur 33 kV Transmission line and 30km 11 Kv line and connecting 60 number of Substation Project. Upto this Àscal year 2073/074. The distribution loss of NRO scheduled to complete in FY 2074/075. The project is scheduled Gulmi Birbas 33/11 KV Substation to complete in FY 2074/075. Poling works 33 kV line as well as compound wall The major activities of this project are construction work was completed.4kv LT line and along this line completed. The project is scheduled to complete connecting 50 numbers of 11/0. 15 km been running and Up to this year 70 % work was 11 KV line. The project is and Karnali zones.33/11 kV 6/8 MVA substation . DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Project highlights Purkotdaha.25%. „ Yogikuti Shitalnagar 33 KV transmission line Amarai Dohali Wagla including 10 VDC Project project (Rural ElectriÀcation) NEPALGUNJ REGIONAL OFFICE The major activities of this projects are construction of distribution 11KV 100 km and LT Operational highlights line 350 km and connecting 60 number of 11/0. Purchasing 2074/075. The major activities of this project are construction of distribution line of 11 KV 50 km. Upto this year. is 18.

All civil work has been almost Ànished 33/11 kV substation at Bhalubang. kV substations of 3 MVA capacity at Musikot and another 33/11 kV substations of 1.10. stringing of 34 km line & pole erection and Numbers of consumers – 3. 50 km of 11 kV line. For Musikot 33/11 kV substation the acquisition work of land is in process . Out of 70 km long 33 kV has been done.40 line. conductor for 45 km and 11 km of 11 kV line has been completed. Dailekh Substation Project Sitalpati -Musikot 33 kV Transmission Line and The project includes the construction of 25 km of Substation Project: 33 kV. as soon Surkhet Bijaura 33 kV Substation Project: as it will be done the work will keep in progress. kV substations at Holleri & Ghorahi. The substation work at kudu Dang Bhalubang 33 kV Transmission Line Project: is in progress with procurement of all electrical The project scope includes construction of 25 km equipment like Power Transformer . Contractor been completed. 10 km 11 kV line. Land acquisition work and construction of boundary The scope of the project consists of the fencing wall has been completed.609 Construction of 33/11 kV has been completed and is charged in 11 k. The project scope includes construction of 30 km Chhinchu-Rakam-Jajarkot 33 kV 33 kV line. MVA substation at Dullu and 33 kV Bay extension 78 Nepal Electricity Authority . Land acquisition work . shrawan 2074. 15 km of 11 kV. by Bhadra 2074. Bardiya. 10 km of distribution of 45 km of 33 kV transmission line. installation and erection works transmission line. Rajapur 33 kV Substation Project: Ghorahi-Holeri 33 kV Transmission Line Project The project scope includes construction of 15 km Scope of this project consists of the construction 33 kV line. 10 km of LV distribution line The project includes the construction of 50 km & one 33/11 kV. 20 km 11 kV line and construction of Transmission Line Project 33/11 kV substation at Bijaura. Surkhet. 50 km of LV distribution line and two 33/11 at Rajapur. 3 of 33 kV transmission line. pole erection and stringing of are in progress. 50 km of 11 line and construction 33/11 kV substation kV. 33/11 kV. Sital pati substation is Project highlights almost completed and after a few arrangement of The major projects being implemented under this line from Tulsipur to sitalpati it will be charged by regional ofÀce are as under.818.925 Sitalpati .5 MVA Energy sales (MWH) – 297. 100 km of LV distribution has been completed and procurement of goods line and two 33/11 kV substations at Surkhet like Power Transformer and and 33 kV switchgear and Jajarkot districts.V. erection of construction of 70 km of 33 kV transmission more than 170 Poles on the way to substation line. 100 km of 11 kV. 1. 750 kVA sub-station is obliged to complete the work within Bhadra of at Holleri will now come in operation by the end 2074 and at the same time the substation will be of Ashoj 2074.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 this regional ofÀce during review period are as 40 km of LV distribution line and one 33/11 under. 33 and 11 kV 33 kV line. Out of 50 km long 33 kV transmission Revenue (million) – Rs. Construction civil construction and the supply of electrical of 45 km 33 kV transmission line up to Holleri has equipment has been nearly completed.5 MVA substation at Dailekh . charged after testing and commissioning. 2. 10 km 11 kV line and construction switchgear. Process has and contractor is obliged to charge the substation been initiated for land acquisition.

251 Replacement of wood pole.90. Transmission Line Project Land acquisition for substation construction has The project includes the construction of 15 km of been completed and other work is in progress. done and expecting that project will be completed Contract has been awarded for the construction by FY 2017/2018. Land acquisition for substation Regional OfÀce (ARO) spread over Mahakali and construction has been completed. Surkhet. Construction of 33/11 kV. 40 km of 11 kV. 33 kV bay extension at district.85%. construction of 11 kV line from surkhet to Dailekh and 3 MVA Substation at Dullu has been done Surkhet Gangate Matela Project 33 kV Transmission Line Project and Project work is on progress after Contract agreement and expected to be completed by FY The project includes the construction of 50 km 33 2017/18. It 33 kV. Pyuthan. Poling Kapurkot-Koilachaur 33 kV works of 33 kV line has been almost completed. and procurement of electrical equipment is nearly 33 kV bay extension at Baitadi Substation. The performance highlights of this regional Badikot-Bijuwar Distribution System ofÀce during review period are as under. The distribution loss of ARO is 16. Land Transmission Line Project acquisition for substation construction has been The scope of this Project includes the construction completed. Contract for the 2017/18. The project includes the construction of 5 km 11 Nepal Electricity Authority 79 . Revenue (million) – Rs.85 upgrading of Conductor size and Transformer.5MVA kV line. 3. 1. 10 km of LV distribution line in Dailekh sub-station at Dailekh.683 The Project includes the replacement of wood pole. line in Salyan & Rolpa districts & 6/8 MVA 33/11 kV substation at Koilachaur & a switching ATTARIYA REGIONAL OFFICE substation at Kapurkot. Construction of boundary fencing of 90 km of 33 kV. upgrading of Conductor and installation Transformer work has Project highlights been completed. 25 km of 11 kV. 25 km of LV distribution is to be expected to complete it by 2017/18.1. of 33 kV line and 3 Mva substation at Bagthala Dailekh-Seri Line Extension Project and Chainpur. kV line from Rato nangla to Matela and 3 MVA 33/11 kV substation at Matela. The major projects being implemented under this Pyuthan Substation Project regional ofÀce are as under. Construction of 33 kV Operational highlights transmission line from Kapurkot to Kalachaur has There are 8 Distribution Centers under Attariya been completed. Project procurement of material is in progress Sales contribution to NEA system from this RO is and expected to be completed by FY 2017/2018. Civil work of Seti zones. 40 km of LV wall and other civil structure works of equipment distribution line in Baitadi and Bajhang district . Numbers of consumers – 1.31%. foundation and control building work is on progress 33/11 kV substations at Chainpur and Bagthala. Rehabilitation Project: Energy sales (MWH) – 183. Project work is on progress after Contract Surkhet substation and construction of 25 km agreement and expected to be completed by FY of 33 kV has been completed.532. The project includes the construction of 3 MVA Khodpe (Baitadi) Chainpur (Bhajang) 33 kV 33/11 kV substation at Damti. DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 at Surkhet.

1. 33/11 kV „ Budhar-Jogbudha Bagarkot 33 kV Transmission substations at Martadi and 33 kV Bay extension line and Substation Project at Saphebagar. 5 km of 11 Kv/ distribution line in Darchula „ Attariya-Punarbas 33 kV Transmission line district . 40 km of 11 kV. „ Musya 33 kV Transmission line and Substation Project Other Projects „ Silyegada. Construction of 33 kV transmission is in progress. 33 Substation Project kv transmission line from Balanch to Khalanga . 40 km of 11 kV. The project is facing hurdles due „ Dipayal-Sanphe-Manma-Jumla 33 kV to long route. „ Dhangadi-Attaria Distribution System Saphebagar(Achham)-Martadi (Bajura)33 kV Reinforcement Project Transmission Line Project „ Mahendranagar Distribution System The project includes the construction of 48 km of Reinforcement Project 33 kV.Katujapani 33 kV Transmission The following projects in the region are also in the line and Substation Project various stages of execution. „ Kailash Khola Small Hydro Power Contract has been awarded for the construction of Reinforcement project 48 k. 40 km of LV distribution Transmission line and Substation Project line in Bajura and Mugu district. 40 km of distribution line in Achham and Bajura district . 33/11 kV 3 Mva substations at Thaligad. difÀcult terrain and insufÀcient Transmission line and Substation Project budget allocation. „ Sakayal 33 kV Transmission line and Substation Project 80 Nepal Electricity Authority . Contract has „ Patan-Melauli 33 kV Transmission line and been awarded for the construction of 25 k.m. Project. Balanch(Gokuleshwor)-Khalanga 33 kV „ Baitadi Distribution line expansion Project Transmission line Project „ Lamki-Sugarkhal 33 kV Transmission line and The project includes the construction of 25 km of Substation Project 33 kV. 33/11 kV.m. Reinforcement Project Construction of 11 kV transmissions in progress.5 Mva „ Tikapur-Lamki Distribution System Substation at Jhakale’s work is under process. and Substation Project Darchula work is under process.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Martadi (Bajura)-Gamgadi (Mugu) 33 kV „ Mauwa-Nagardaha (Doti) 33 kV Transmission Transmission Line Project line and Substation Project The project includes the construction of 90 km of „ Sanphebagar-Chamara-Chautara 33 kV 33 kV. 33 kv transmission line from Sanfebagar „ Chameliya Distribution line Expansion to Martadi.

406 6.752 8.025 9 Transport 0 0 587 5.703 50.626 7 Street Light 713 443 411 781 78 336 135 38 2.142 11.726 11.872 263.331 170 336 320 206 3.719.841 20626 23.678 Nepal Electricity Authority 81 .681 116.389 86 184 130 856 3.095 Community 11 Sales 12.995 Non- 2 2.165 1281.251 32.265 5 Water Supply 11.322 1.775 1.800 1.029 1.456 6.470 15 Bulk supply 0 0 0 0 0 3.750 2.838 Non- 2 Commercial 17.191 103.33.914 11193 827 270 4.673 Community 11 119 110 75 116 491 223 128 335 1.788 19.839 4571 11.609 190.917 348.118 30.291 1.034 18.659 2.114 20.772 512 1.787 11.748 101. of Consumers (Nos) for F/Y 2016/17 1 Domestic 531.217 10.704 2.734 297.693 6757 20296 76.944 6.597 Sales 12 Non Domestic 0 23 85 800 68 0 1 0 977 13 Entertainment 0 6 12 16 10 0 1 0 45 Internal 14 136 97 71 145 66 98 57 44 714 Consumption 15 Bulk supply 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Total 5.732 3.101 98.706 6 Irrigation 16.654 4.030 1.914 9.051 24.257 Commercial 3 Commercial 2.130 255.036 Total 738.681 30618 176.683 4.213 Internal 14 Consumption 423 337 347 1.351 1.461 1.264 30.746 1.058 1.19.192 3.895 1.812 Sales Unit (MWh) for F/Y 2016/17 1 Domestic 316.580 4 Industrial 316.060.414 4.764.154 430 5.147.978 2.555 12.200 23.227 7 Street Light 6.880 2.358 11.349 937.010 17.331 2.433 3.376 3.048 8.809 1.648 350.530 139.787 3 Commercial 38.278 2.097 3.925 183.796 26.675 6 Irrigation 34.070 Supply 9 Transport 0 0 1 41 2 0 0 0 44 10 Temple 861 365 575 576 604 965 448 279 4.352 288.835 3.257 33.523 197.791 1.626 6.343 5 Water Supply 185 118 194 441 267 317 113 40 1.N.126 4.860 4 Industrial 6.845 133 0 49 0 53.95.978 2.363 610.030 5.016 5895 160.207 585802 194.719 459.771 12.438 683.720 270.644 5. Category Biratnagar Janakpur Hetauda Kthmandu Pokhara Butwal Nepalgunj Attariya Total No.112 Temporary 8 Supply 136 125 119 1.838 46.902 180.733 15.405 12.043 156.746 5.65.480 2.023 724.754 62.821 248.57.800 1.238 6.693 31.326 10 Temple 988 440 1.657 116.431 4.067 351.81.907 53.62. DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Annex -1: Features of Eight Regional OfÀces S.664 371.10.935 Temporary 8 49 27 98 664 36 93 63 40 1.036 0 0 3.972 2447 9675 17.743 13 Entertainment 0 20 309 845 30 0 9 0 1.748 401.320 447 155 7.981 76.244 12 Non Domestic 0 13 2.714 3.719 20 0 0 6.

288 3.82 16.95 18.377.692 781.338 26.734 297.761 19.225 7 Street Light 57.125 37.522.395.774 2.251 436.248 4.899 179.800.570 1.575 2.448.983 3.53 16.574.231. of community 23 41 29 50 104 87 33 40 407 electri¿ed VDC No.581 148.2: Performance Status of Eight Regional Of¿ces Description Biratnagar Janakpur Hetauda Kathmandu Pokhara Butwal Nepalgunj Attariya Total Mechi & Jankapur & Bagmati Gandaki & Bheri .847 139.of municipalities / 98 393 12 232 69 228 301 90 1.669 33.946 1.925 183.850 47.838 10 Temple 6.076 6 Irrigation 71.185 561.30 13.287 1.676 2.683 4.67 47.787.39 10.412 96.367 2.411 55.Y 2016/17 17.45 16.720 270.571 Loss percentage 1 F.628 Total 6.072.636 588.065.30 42.379.Y 2014/15 17.751 2. of VDCS having no 16 138 9 42 72 3 146 59 485 access to electricity No.350 Temporary 8 Supply 2.006 10.744 1.966.107 1.949 36.of municipalities 3 129 10 166 270 136 9 9 732 / VDC fully electri¿ed No .635.038 Internal 14 Consumption 5.998 363.119 160.07 18.456 1.940 2.858 27.168 8.389 40.761 482.52 18.710 85.503 5 Water Supply 86.326 2.441 4.254.639 743 0 136 0 21.664 371.848 71.24 12.628 0 0 32.332.250 86.412 2.273 26.41 11.305 15 Bulk supply 0 0 0 0 32.888 6.735 149.368 3.467 27.86 16.349 3 Commercial 588.45 15.69 17.270 94.547 5.009 11.28 17.026.759 18.349 937.17 19.55 19.536 49.764 6326 45.324 2.165 1281.723 3.026.980.635 31.183 14.885 3.354 185.345 4.14 Annex.471. in NRs in 000) for F/Y 2016/17 1 Domestic 277.29 19.464 287.954 3.428 2.80 2 F.349 1.880 46.58 13.726 14.456 16.339.666 3.215 9 Transport 0 0 6.730 2.005 8.878 2.974 38.846 12 Non Domestic 0 205 41.552.348 0 765 0 826.230.873 57.978 71.434 735.740 13 Entertainment 0 337 5.895 26.103 19.31 16.239 325.818.608.65 36.304 282.030 998.774.400 1.33 11.225 2.764.532.208 139.24 11.4103 1.270 663.624 Community 11 Sales 64.184 25.423 VDC partially electri¿ed No.782 281.Karnali Mahakali & Zonal Coverage Narayani Lumbini Koshi Sagarmatha &Janakpur Dhaulagiri & Rapti Seti No .564 4 Industrial 3.524 2.502 2.83 2 F.459 52.459 241.189 2.417 296 0 0 0 43.678 review (MWh) 82 Nepal Electricity Authority .Y 2015/16 20.562.547 233.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Revenue (Figure.991 444.878 53. of distribution 17 14 9 19 11 9 15 8 102 center Units sold during the year under 738.271 Non- 2 Commercial 282.114 24.778 223.883 5.438 683.

758 949 503 16.0 3.076 3. awareness.981.00 6.475 41.01 29180.264.251 32.962 listed consumer Revenue to be collected from 94.651 Resealing 27.10 disconnection Action against 9.39 185431.845 3.898 14.21 25 22.192 3.317 257 6.202 disconnection Revenue to be collected from 135.099.03 375.264.27 82937. DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMER SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Revenue (NRs in 000) Description Biratnagar Janakpur Hetauda Kathmand Pokhara Butwal Nepalgunj Attariya Total Billing Amount 6.504.62 19620.875.007 3.00 3.31 5817.86 106206.433 3.370.603.719.126 4.282.812 end of year No of Black 5.276 300 200 10.609 190.511 46.645 256 450 876 457 18.42 1403. Meter inspection (TOD/Three 656 15.92 theft Loss Reduction Activities Meter change 3.83 19662.472 3565 2.576.533 theft Collection from action against 9.62.706 2.209 1.00 25.81.456 6.13 74650.109 5572 1907 2924 43.987 phase/single phase).00 2.550.00 31.921 2.976 5.24 36341.05 3.829 3. Number of line 9.975 11803 4325 3587 3.4 54208.453 35.462. nos Public hearing.43 17.87 3.58 Black listed consumer Revenue collected from 2.70 615.724 97.427.8 49689.170.151 32.138 Conductor Upgrading(HT/ 251.893 13. nos Public interaction 20 28 22 20 217 15 25 30 377 conducted.414 4.72 213.68 3938.889.65.88 220482.34 129695.393.57.810.56 100 61.649 20.575 445 2.640 3147.0 16029.491.534.1 20 105 106.16 32.80 32478.27 75434.54 disconnection Revenue collected from 111.494 8.33.19. 15 40 24 25 85 17 20 25 251 notice published Nepal Electricity Authority 83 .00 2.533 2.3 29898.132 2.317 2.837.40 598.05 691 LT).638 7.543.977 506 1.65 881.05 100976.10 7886.735 6.124 3367 5.524.350 1.315.822.91 Black listed consumer no.237.67 409061.469 Total no of consumer at the 5.435.506 8.737 9.10.034 14.541.463 3.95.331 2.Km Transformer adding/ 30 180 140 30 72 36 30 45 563 upgrading nos.

Information Technology Department The department was involved in Network Analysis develops innovative IT services so as to modernize of Lekhnath. Information Technology could pose operational risk and that reduces Department. Power Trade Department and ranking of transmission line projects prepared is responsible for trading of power both in by Project Management Directiorate (PMD). a corporate wing of NEA is headed of capacitors and reactors according to the by Deputy Managing Director. GIS analyzes the effect of new connection to NEA Grid to ensure The department was involved with India-Nepal satisfactory operation of the Grid in conformity with Joint Technical Team JTT to study Nepal. India and prepared “Report on SYSTEM PLANNING DEPARTMENT Synchronous Operation of Central Nepal Grid with Currently. MONITORING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE Planning. domestic as well as in international market as per NEA’s strategy and policy. Corporate Planning and system and identiÀes constraints in the grid that Monitoring Department. steady and transient of Nepal. Economic The department was involved with India-Nepal Analysis Department carries out Ànancial analysis Joint Operation Committee (JOC) in the joint of projects and proposes electricity tariff & service study of Synchronous operation of Central part charge adjustments. reinforcement in the power evacuation system indicated in the 84 Nepal Electricity Authority .A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 PLANNING. projects.Damauli 220 kV transmission line various activities of NEA. For this. This directorate study. Each of these Power System (INPS) in the impending future. Monitoring and Information Technology the network. different technical studies such transmission system planning of power system as load Áow. System Planning Department (SPD). Department is entrusted with the responsibility SPD assists other departments of NEA by of developing Corporate Plan of NEA along with providing necessary data and suggestions monitoring and evaluating NEA-implemented regarding implementation of planned projects.India the NEA Grid Code. generation planning and projects. Corporate Planning and Monitoring stability are carried out. It also analyses requirement Cross Border Interconnections Master Plan and for additional transmission lines.Dhalkebar generation projects is one of the main tasks of line (charged at 132 kV)”. and requirement for the installation Directorate. Grid Impact Study (GIS) for new India through 400kVV Muzaffarpur. System SPD also develops transmission conÀgurations Planning Department is responsible for carrying for evacuating power from planned generation out load forecasting. Finally. of Nepal with Indian system with National Load Dispatch Centre. Power Trade Department and efÀciency due to outages in the Integrated Nepal Economic Analysis Department. short circuit. is entrusted with directing and monitoring the activities of Àve departments namely: System SPD carries out periodic analyses of the existing Planning Department. departments is headed by a director.

Construction Power 8 Jaruwa 2 Hongshi Shivam Cement Pvt Ltd.N.524 Khandbari 7 Lower Irkhuwa Khola HPP 14. Load Shift Parwanipur 6 United Cement Pvt.8 godak 20 Buku Kapati HPP 5 Bamti 21 Madhya Midim HPP 4.4 Trishuli 3B hub 3 Chameliya Chhetigad HPP 85 Balanch 4 Nilgiri Khola .5 Harichaur 24 Super Mai 'A' HPP 9. MONITORING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Project Development Agreement (PDA) of Arun-3 Electricity Demand Forecast Report (2015-2040) and Upper Karnali and suggest any additional prepared by WECS.2 Cascade HPP 62 Dana 5 Super Nyadi 40. PLANNING.151 Lahan 16 Upper Phawa HPP 5.8 Dailekh 30 Gandi Gad 1 Balanch 31 Tanahu HPP 140 New Damauli In FY 2016/17. System Planning Department completed Grid Impact Study for the bulk load of following industries. Name of Projects Capacity (MW) Connection Substation 1 Marshyangdi-1 HPP 112. S.95 Baneswor 11 Upper Midim HPP 7.27 Tadi kuna 6 Irkhuwa Khola-B HPP 15. In FY 2016/17. Name of Projects Capacity (MVA) Connection Substation 1 Tanhun Hydropower Ltd.8 Kabeli 17 Upper Chauri Khola HPP 6 Madankudari (Lamosangu) 18 Mathillo Richet 2 Salyantar 19 Super Mai 7.N.4 khandbari 14 Langtang Khola HPP 20 Chilime Hub 15 Sapsup Khola 7. 50 Sardi s/s 3 Aarti Strips Pvt.15 khandbari 8 Puwa-II HPP 4. system to be built keeping in view the optimized transmission plan. for MONITORING DEPARTMENT carrying out periodic monitoring and evaluation of projects implemented by NEA. Ltd. and for Corporate Planning and Monitoring Department assisting the National Planning Commission. is responsible for developing corporate and Nepal Electricity Authority 85 . List of GIS conducted projects in FY 2016/17 S.5 Tadi kuna 2 Super Aankhu Khola HPP 25.4 Barahabise 10 Upper Piluwa -3 HPP 4.5 Bhorletar 12 Upper Chhandi Khola Small HPP 4 Udipur 13 Sabha Khola – A HPP 10.6 Godak 25 Ghalemdi Khola HPP (upgradation) 1 Dana 26 Bagmati SHPP 22 Kulekhani I 27 Singati Khola HEP 25 Singati 28 Upper Lohore HPP 4 Dailekh 29 Padam Khola 4. Ltd 5 Naubise CORPORATE PLANNING AND periodic development plans and programs. 5 Tankisinwari 4 HID 5 Kamane 5 Nepal Shalimar Cement Pvt. Ltd. System Planning Department completed Grid Impact Study for the following SPD has been working out on a Load Forecast hydropower projects to be developed by the Study which is required to be in line with the private sector.96 Tilkeni 9 Middle Sunkoshi 3.8 Bhorletar 22 Madhya Daram A HPP 3 Harichaur 23 Madhya Daram B HPP 4.

Payroll and Pension In addition. 61 projects Other prominent IT services taken up by were transmission line projects. border market. database. and renewable capacity addition. Power Trade Department is responsible for trading of electric power in both domestic and cross Apart from the implementation of new IT services. applications such as Àxed asset management system and accounting system The Department also plays the coordinating role of NEA will be functioning in the centralized in the development of hydropower projects under mode. Of these 190 projects: 10 projects were for support is being provided for more than 150 NEA feasibility study of storage and medium/large ofÀces altogether so far. Our new e-bidding portal has been implemented since this April and a total of 82 buyers have been IT DEPARTMENT registered so far. System NEA management for carrying out various studies of about two hundred ofÀces was brought under related to institutional reforms and development. centralized system this year. this Àscal year. Intranet. email. for core IT-related activities/services within the organization with its rudimentary data center POWER TRADE DEPARTMENT located at central ofÀce IT department building. the Department collected. Hopefully by the end of on topics related to NEA. institutional strengthening system and online meter application system. hydropower projects. evaluated and some portal services in this website. It is the single window interface of the Department provides continuous ICT NEA with Independent Power Producers (IPPs) for maintenance / support and training at local and processing their application for Power Purchase regional level including Internet. trimester and annual progress system has been implemented in more than 20 of 190 development projects implemented by new NEA ofÀces this Àscal year and continuous NEA. Functions of Power Trade ftp. A signiÀcant effort is also being made by the department towards the i. Remote network services including its signing. Agreement (PPA). The department has also in this Àscal different Ànancing mode. E-attendance reviewed monthly. 86 Nepal Electricity Authority . Document management system. the Department also provides input of all the NEA staffs will be generated at the for studies undertaken by various organizations central ofÀce hereafter.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Ministry of Energy and Ministry of Finance in the Payroll and Pension applications that were preparation of annual budget and programs for running conventionally in decentralized mode in projects being undertaken by NEA. 6 projects were hydropower projects that are under construction. There are 189 bidders registered Information Technology Department is responsible and 341 contracts till date in our portal. are also being provided through IPsec and ssl vpn. Department may be broadly classiÀed into three E-submission and network connection services categories: for different applications. PPA processing and signing: Intranet expansion with Àber optics cable and It covers PPA processing activities up to and wireless connectivity. Besides. During the year under year introduced new NEA website and has added review. the the respective ofÀces of NEA are now being tested Department also provides necessary support to in the centralized database environment. 101 projects the department in this Àscal year are the were distribution system expansion and rural implementation of new E-bidding portal site for electriÀcation projects and the remaining projects double envelops system and the development included rehabilitation and maintenance of and implementation of complain management hydropower stations.

a PPA Processing Basket is formed and (25 MW). Jogmai the applications which have fallen into it with the Khola (7. commissioned in FY 2016/17.6 MW) and Dwari Khola (3.36 MW). Miya Khola (0.61 MW was commercial operation. When the earlier It includes PPA administration after its entries are completed. Upper Madi Khola Finally. Projects that were The different stages involved are document commissioned are: Jhyadi Khola (2 MW). Tungun- study and investigation. Operational Administration and monitoring of PPAs A total of 10 new projects developed by the Independent Power Producers (IPPs) with It includes PPA administration after their combined capacity of 116. PLANNING.75 MW). iii. With Nepal Electricity Authority 87 . PPA implementation and monitoring completion of necessary criteria are processed towards the conclusion of PPAs. grid Thosne (4. ii.9 MW). Hewa Khola "A" (14. Khani Khola (2 Study and PPA draft preparation and negotiation.996 MW). MW). the Basket is periodically execution till commercial operation. updated with fresh entries of projects. MONITORING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 During 11th Power Exchange Committee (PEC) meeting held at New Delhi. Upper Marsyangdi "A" (50 connection agreement followed by Grid Impact MW). Daraudi Khola "A" (6 MW). technical review.

Fixation Commission (ETFC). and Pikhuwa Khola were upgraded by 0. Additionally. In the absence of periodic tariff adjustment. automatic adjustment of Electricity Tariff as per „ Cost beneÀts analysis of NEA projects.0524 MW. Mujaffarpur reached an average of 250 MW. „ Prepare Log Frame of generation and transmission line projects of NEA.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 these 10 projects. analysis of NEA. 88 Nepal Electricity Authority . NEA is also seeking approval from ETFC for the „ Formulate criteria for economic and Ànancial formulation of an appropriate formula for the analysis of NEA’s projects.675 MW. commercial and market achieving better performance. Economic Analysis Department is one of the Àve The tariff adjustment of 2013 and 2016 approved departments under Planning. „ Prepare documents for review of electricity Similarly.9764 MW. NEA ECONOMIC ANALYSIS DEPARTMENT had been facing huge Ànancial loss in the past. the the selection of the projects. Complying to these directives of ETFC has also helped NEA in „ Financial/ economic.525 MW respectively. 51 projects of IPPs with their combined „ Carryout comparative beneÀt study of capacity of 910. Tinau Khola. the total number of IPP-owned „ Cost analysis of electricity services distributed projects that are in operation has reached 60 with by NEA. With this. Electricity Authority. to coordinate with Electricity Tariff Fixation Commission (ETFC). Electricity Tariff Fixation Rules. Mainly ETFC had directed NEA to prepare an action plan the department is assigned with the following for: loss reduction. namely. total number of PPAs concluded till the end of FY 2016/17 has reached 213 with their combined The department is the focal point of NEA capacity of 3394. Khani Khola-1 projects by NEA.311 MW are in other stages of hydropower generation and transmissions development. „ Assist other departments of NEA in prioritizing 15 MW and 2. administrative reforms and responsibilities: effective power plant operations.078 MW were „ Carry out study and evaluation on economic concluded. 102 projects of IPPs with their combined tariff to be submitted to Electricity Tariff capacity of 2043. the installed capacity of and Ànancial sustainability of completed 3 projects. to economic and Ànancial analysis of NEA. 28 new PPAs lines of NEA. The department also In FY 2016/17. import from India through supports Power Trade Department in the process various transmission lines including Dhalkebar- of concluding PPA with IPPs. Monitoring and by ETFC have somehow made positive impact in Information Technology Directorate of Nepal improving NEA’s Ànancial health. The department is mainly responsible for conducting the activities related While approving tariff revisions of 2013 and 2016. with their combined capacity of 532. Likewise. their combined installed capacity of 441. During FY 2016/17.613 MW are under construction.

The in Eastern Development Region of Nepal. Nearest road for and knowledge.5 km provide the much needed human resources skills southwest of Lamidanda airport. geological and geotechnical studies. and Upper Arun Hydroelectric Project provide Khotang. which is at an aerial distance of about Project Development Department. environmental (DKSHEP) is located on Dudhkoshi River at the studies. Training The Powerhouse site is located at Dhitungat at Center under Engineering Services Directorate an aerial distance of approximately 12.5 km northwest of Lamidanda hydropower and transmission line projects. The airport. NEA and to the private parties. Soil Rock and 140 km east of Kathmandu. Dam Site of Dudhkoshi Storage Hydroelectric Project Nepal Electricity Authority 89 . Dudhkoshi Storage Hydroelectric Project that branches from Ghurmi – Diktel road at Bijule. Environmental and Social accessible from a 20 km long fair weather road Studies. The dam Directorate has rendered its services to NEA site is located at Rabuwa at an aerial distance of and private sector particularly for the study of approximately 1. Likewise. The dam site is Concrete Laboratory. The dam site can also be accessed by these services to various departments within other 30 km fair weather road from Okhaldhunga. It boundary of Khotang and Okhaldhunga districts is headed by a Deputy Managing Director. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE Engineering Services Directorate is entrusted DUDHKOSHI STORAGE with the responsibility to carry out engineering HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT studies beginning from the identiÀcation to Dudhkoshi Storage Hydroelectric Project detailed engineering design.

GoN of the project was conducted by NEA in 2013. and detail engineering studies of DKSHEP (ii) civil works for core drilling and construction of test adit of DKSHEP. The review study and Construction Plan to meet the NEA. Social Impact as the viable and attractive option and hence Assessment. (Japan) on 30th May 2016 and Terrestrial Laser Scanner Survey at Dam Site the Consultant commenced the work on 19th July 2016. the installed capacity of the project could be increased to 840 MW.p. This project was Àrst identiÀed during the Master update the existing Feasibility study of Dudhkoshi Plan Study of the Koshi River Basin in 1985. The study further revealed that with the possibility of increasing the full supply level up to 640 masl. The procurement of consulting services for Updated Feasibility Study and Detailed Design of the project was initiated with the grant assistance Core Drilling Work at Dam Site 90 Nepal Electricity Authority . A fair weather current status of the existing Feasibility study. The main objective of this study is to proposed powerhouse site is located at a distance prepare the project for implementation from the of about 8 km at Dhitung village. NEA Storage HEP. Government of Nepal approved the subsidiary Grant Agreement between NEA and GoN for (i) feasibility and/or engineering studies. road that connects Dhitung village and the Middle The overall objectives of the consulting services Hill Highway at Halesi is about 11 km long.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 from Asian Development Bank (ADB) under Project Preparatory Facility for Energy (PPFE).e Toe Option and Tunnel Option assuming full supply level of 580 masl as conceived in the feasibility study and the comparison distinctly showed that the Tunnel Option with installed capacity 365 MW is better than Toe Option with installed capacity 210 MW. A Contract agreement was made between NEA and ELC ElectroconsultS. are to carryout necessary Àeld investigation.A. carryout detail design. The and leading multilateral agencies requirements study compared the two options i. (Italy) in association with NEWJEC Inc. prepare MW installed capacity where it was identiÀed Environmental Impact Assessment. including IEE/EIA/SIA. The Nationwide Master Plan Study on storage type hydroelectric power development in Nepal conducted by JICA in 2014 identiÀed and selected 10 most promising storage projects for development in which Dudhkoshi tops the ranking. Environmental Management Plan recommended for development. prepare carried out the feasibility study in 1998 for 300 tender documents and tender drawings.

past Áood Records. river (RCC) Gravity Dam and RockÀll Dam and also morphology. The geological and To summarize the activities carried out till date. for renting land and buildings owned by DDC. 2017 and the Contractor has been mobilized in project site. The inception presentation of the masl and 640 masl. on 15 June. power system layouts. The report has also included the detail comparison of Roller Compacted Concrete Data regarding hydrology. considering the geological was held on February 10. monitoring station at Rabuwa Bazar. The project and District Development and submitted to DoED for approval and is under Committee. fencing aimed at obtaining a detailed DEM and extracting around the plot and the rehabilitation of existing geo-mechanical parameters of the rock mass. and socio-environmental aspects of project development are being collected at the project As a part of the study. site clearance. the project area is going on. Khotang have signed an agreement process of approval. A Contract these rivers is being done with the objective of agreement was made between NEA and East up-grading the existing rating curve for water level Management & Engineering Service Pvt.. from dam site. Nepal Electricity Authority 91 . The buildings is in progress. Ltd. Discharge measurement in Feasibility Study of the Project. A Field survey was organized of 12 July 2017. Geology of the economic and Ànancial analysis of different proposed Dam-sites and powerhouse-sites project alternatives. the Core Drilling work and site. including methodology and cost and downstream release water volume work plan for the ongoing studies. The Scoping notice for Environmental Impact Assessment was published on 14 February 2017. construction time. and bed-load sediment is being carried out in Separate bids were called for Core Drilling and Dudhkoshi river and its tributaries Thotne Khola Construction of Test Adit necessary for Updated and Rawa Khola. geotechnical report (Phase 1) has been prepared summarizing the investigations and results till the updated feasibility study and detailed design date. A total determining the Áow contribution of Rawa Khola of 370 m of core drilling has been completed as and Thotne Khola. results of the review of existing data/reports and regulation volume. The report has analyzed the Updated Feasibility Study and Detailed Design different alternatives. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 for construction of the Project.5 km downstream was conducted supply of drinking water. 2017 summarizing the and geotechnical stability. Lalitpur. Khotang located in Lamidada Rural Municipality Terrestrial Laser Scanner Survey of the slopes near Lamidada airport for ten years. The Project at original dam site and potential powerhouse has completed the preliminary activities such as location 2. access road. Nepal for Core Drilling. Khotang and Satdobato. Measurement of suspended sediment Construction of Test Adit is being carried out. The duration of Report considering eight different alternatives of Updated Feasibility Study and Detailed Design project development with Full Supply Level of 600 is 30 months. The Progress of Updated geophysical survey and the geological mapping of Feasibility Study achieved till March 2017 is 24%. The Project is in process of establishing its site The ToR and scoping report for EIA were prepared ofÀce. of the project is taking a good pace and the Project team is working at its best to complete the The Consultant has submitted the Interim Design planned works in time. The Contract Agreement was to understand the condition of upstream glacier made between NEA and Himalaya Construction/ lakes including Imja Lake and access the potential Waiba Infratech JV for Construction of Test Adit risk of a GLOF event. estimated Àeld reconnaissance.

is km east of Kathmandu. of pelton turbine-generator units. Review Study of this project was carried out by NEA in the year 2011.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 UPPER ARUN HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT The Arun River is bestowed with high Àrm Áow and steep river gradient making very favorable Upper Arun Hydroelectric Project (UAHEP) is for the hydropower development. nearby the conÁuence this project as to augment the energy generation of Arun River with Leksuwa Khola. The Cabinet of Nepal Government. The project has design head of 492 m. The design discharge of is proposed to be evacuated to national grid from the project is 78. Feasibility study of of the conÁuence with Chepuwa Khola near this project was carried out by NEA in 1991. the project consists of 7. The powerhouse lies at the NEA has given priority for the development of Sibrung in Hatiya Village.8 km long headrace tunnel. The Study reconÀrmed the attractiveness of the project. shaft and underground powerhouse with 4 no. The access road will consist of the installed capacity of Peaking Run-off the River 1. The power capability of the integrated Nepal Power System house lies at the distance of about 32 km from due to its relatively low cost of generation and Tumlingtar. bank of Arun River.8 km long road tunnel. An access road with total length of 24 km will be required to reach headwork site along the left Based on the feasibility study carried out on 1991. Installed capacity of Ikhuwa Khola Hydropower Project (IKHPP) is proposed to be 30 MW as per the feasibility study conducted by Department of Electricity. weir with three gated Except the head works. the issuance of the Survey License to NEA for the Study of UAHEP was not needed. located in Sankhuwasabha District about 700 which lies on the upper reach of the Arun River. site. The project cost is revised based on prevailing unit rate and road facilities which is already built up to Num. As per 220 kV transmission line.8 m diameter pressure Barun National Park. near the dam site of Arun 3 HEP. the nearest air strip from the project availability of abundant Àrm energy. on 2069/11/04. 454 m high. 18 m the project are located on the left bank of Arun diameter surge shaft with 60 m long penstock River which is outside the buffer zone of Makalu tunnel. Now about to Chepuwa Village. the FS report 1991. The UAHEP. all the main structures of spillway.8 m3/sec (Q72) and generates Tumlingtar Hub through 49 km long double circuit the Àrm energy of 2050 GWh per annum. underground desanding basin. had granted permission to Nepal Electricity Authority to implement UAHEP under the ownership of the GoN. The proposed dam site is one of the most attractive projects in the Eastern located in a narrow gorge about 350 m upstream Development Region of Nepal. Hence. The power from UAHEP type UAHEP is 335 MW. 92 Nepal Electricity Authority . 2.

the study of UAHEP & IKHPP (Detailed Engineering design and Environmental and Social Study) is „ Other Activities are as follows: being carried out with the Ànancial assistance of  zFormation of Project Management Unit World Bank (WB) under Power Sector Reform and (PMU). amendments and clariÀcations 42MW. IKHPP. This includes: Licenses of the Projects UAHEP and IKHPP under the ownership of UAHEL Company. Additional assignment. Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) Ànancing capacity for the operation of the project. Falgun 2073. The project is designed to generate Proposal (RFP). „ Procurement of Consulting Services for Detail Engineering Design and preparation of Bidding UPPER MODI ‘A’ & UPPER MODI Documents of UAHEP and IKHPP HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT  z Evaluation of EOIs for procurement of Upper Modi ‘A’ Hydroelectric Project (UMAHEP) was Consulting Services for the assignment for identiÀed during 1997 and the Feasibility study of short listing of Consulting Firms. and Social Planning Studies (SPS) for UAHEP NEA Board recently decided to develop both the and IKHPP projects under a Public Company for which Upper Arun Hydroelectric Limited has been formed by „ Procurement of Consulting Services for the Board. this project was completed in the year 2000. The Feasibility study was revised and updated in the  z Preparation and issuance of Request for year 2012. acquisition works for the construction of Camp Facilities. the ownership „ Procurement of Consulting Services for of this project is proposed to be transferred (fully Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or partially) to the local people based on their (ESIA). Evaluation of RFPs is ongoing. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) there on and Revision of Cost Estimate for the of the project was approved in 2004. The World Bank has provided a credit of US$ 20 Million on the proposed credit number  zPreparation of Procurement Plan for 5728. study regarding Biological part was approved in Nepal Electricity Authority 93 .NP to the Government of Nepal. Detail Engineering Design and Constructing Supervision of Access Road for UAHEP and As preparation of the projects for implementation. for overall managements of Projects Sustainable Hydropower Development Project under Component A for PSRSHDP. The different components of PSRSHDP. Initiating ofÀcer for the land Upper Arun Hydroelectric Limited (UAHEL) was acquisition has been approved by the Ministry registered in Company Registrar OfÀce on 12 of Energy. Engineering design and Construction Supervision of the Access Road for the UAHEP is being carried  zPreliminary preparation work for the land out with the funding of Government of Nepal. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 After the construction of the IKHPP. Detailed Engineering Design and Environments and Social Study of the Project and its  zApplication for Survey and Generation components. of Experts (ESPOE). (PSRSHDP).  zSubmission of TOR and Cost Estimate The following is the summary of the activities for Dam Safety Panel of Experts (DSPOE) to performed in the FY 2073/74: WB and preparation of draft TOR and Cost Estimate for Environmental and Social Panel „ Preparation of Project for construction viz.

6 km long Modi-Lekhnath is in the Ànal stage of completion. evacuated to the national grid from New Modi Process for the acquisition of this portion of land Substation through 7.Pokhara Detailed Engineering Design and preparation transmission line from Nayapul will be used of EPC Tender Document is scheduled to be completed in ten (10) month. The last date for submission of technical This project is located about 18 km from Nayapul. To address this change. land acquisition process Modikhola. About one km of road is required to NEA has also initiated land acquisition process for access this area. The Upper Modi Hydroelectric Project (UMHEP) At present. 2017. About 14 km of the access road from Nayapul The Evaluation based on technical and Ànancial to Kyumi has been constructed by the local proposal will be carried out in this Àscal year. for camp site and powerhouse was carried out. Remaining 4 km of additional road Consultant is expected to be in place by the end from Kyumi is required to access headwork site of October 2017. Free circuit of the existing double circuit 132 kV Modi. RFP. Now. 94 Nepal Electricity Authority . Procurement and Construction in 1990. supplementary and short-listed 5 of the Consulting Àrms for EIA study has been initiated.2 MW. of UMAHEP. the project is proposed to be developed was identiÀed and brought to preliminary study in the Engineering. Evaluation of Expression of Interest was carried out in 1994. A authority. document preparation has been completed. The P/H of UMHEP is located at the construction of UMAHEP and UMHEP. and Ànancial proposal was on July 18. The EIA study of UMHEP (EOI) for the selection of International Consultant with installed capacity of 14 MW with separate for Detailed Engineering Design and EPC Tender headwork was approved in the year 2002. The generation license for UMAHEP has to connect the power to proposed New Modi been acquired in 2015.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Modikhola at headwork site 2014. In the Birethati which is just upstream of the bridge over Àscal year 2073/074 BS. 132 kV transmission line. substation. the project is conceptualized to be developed as The main committee with the assistance of sub- cascade project of UMAHEP with installed capacity committee has evaluated Expression of Interest 18. The feasibility study of Upper Modi HEP (EPC) Model. Power from these projects is proposed to be It includes about 157 Ropani of private land.

a head pond required to maintain suction of projects.38 m services for the projects under construction as high drop shaft. NEA has initiated the construction of Lamabagar for the construction of UTHEP passes interconnection system between the Upper through both powerhouse and headwork sites of Tamakoshi tailrace tunnel and headrace tunnel this project. The department mainly focuses headrace tunnel with the tailrace tunnel of UTHEP.20 km also been providing construction supervision long concrete lined headrace tunnel. The department has interconnection system and conveyed to 8.6 km downstream from the conÁuence Tamakoshi V Hydroelectric Project of Tamakoshi River and Khari Khola at Suri The Tamakoshi-V Hydropower Project is a Dovan.Charikot For the speedy implementation of Tamakoshi Bazaar. after the study of hydropower projects at different levels.2 km Interconnection Tunnel being constructed Nepal Electricity Authority 95 . The outlet of the tailrace is approximately 0. Tamakoshi-V feeds on the discharge from the tailrace of the UTHEP through an underground inter connection arrangement. It is headed by a director. The project being a cascade development to UTHEP. the water is conveyed to the headrace tunnel of the Project. Discharge tender documents and detailed drawings through from the tailrace of UTHEP is diverted through an a detailed design study. it does not need separate headwork. 41.44 m long pressure tunnel per the agreements with the concerned project. This includes identiÀcation tunnel. The feasibility study of the Project was carried out by NEA in Àscal year 2010/11. power. carrying head before the pressurized headrace tunnel out their feasibility studies and Ànally preparing entrance. on the preparation of hydropower projects for The interconnection system consists of connecting development by NEA. their screening and ranking. and approximately 40 km away from the district head-quarter of Dolkha District .12 GWh of energy (without Rolwaling). It is located approximately 170 km cascade project of UTHEP. All the structures of this project are located on the right bank of Tamakoshi River. In and to the underground powerhouse containing addition. Brief descriptions of the Tailrace tunnel of 487 m will release the water into projects being carried out from this department is the Tamakoshi River itself after the generation of outlined in following sections. spillway and spillway tunnel. PDD has also been providing consulting four number of vertical axis Francis turbine for services for the detailed survey of a number of the generation of 95 MW electricity equivalent transmission line projects being carried out by Grid to 483. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 PROJECT DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT downstream from the interconnection. There are six The general arrangement of the project comprises divisions under the department each headed of underground inter connection arrangement of by a manager. The design discharge of the project is 66 m3/sec with an Project Development Department (PDD) looks installed capacity of 95 MW. 122. Tamakoshi V HEP can north east of Kathmandu. An underground powerhouse is proposed at Suri Dovan approximately 8. the capital of Nepal be developed along with UTHEP. With the availability of the infrastructure cascade development of the Upper Tamakoshi developed for the UTHEP particularly the access Hydroelectric Project (UTHEP) with tandem road and transmission line and also being the operation. Development Directorate. The road connecting Singate Bazaar and V.

The proposed Dam dam has also been proposed as an alternative. During the present study the crest level of dam has been proposed at 710 masl so that Galyan Bazar on the highway will be protected. (EIA) of the project has already been approved ERT survey. surge shaft. Topo Survey work have been carried by the Ministry of population and Environment out. Tamakoshi Jalvidut Company Limited has been registered with the Company Registration OfÀce on 20th Falgun 2073. The Generation license of the Project was obtained from the Department of Electricity Department (DoED) with revised license area on 2074/2/09 having validity date up to 2109/02/08. this Àscal year. Transfer of Tamakoshi. The high dropt shaft. NEA Management has decided to develop Tamakohsi-V HEP in a company model. Concrete faced rockÀll access to the project site.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 site of this project has been located just 1. The Detailed Engineering initiated. The EIA study of this project has already been on 2073/03/08. semi-surface existing Siddhartha (Pokhara-Butwal) Highway powerhouse with three turbine-generator units and Kali Gandaki 'A' access road provide an easy and ancillary facilities. New surge shaft and of Tamakoshi-V in this Àscal year system through vertical drop shaft has been proposed to suit UTHEP using the Contractor working for the the site condition. the Àeld investigation works such as of UTHEP. 3. With the change in project UTHEP with the arrangement of work variation layout.4 MW) project will be of this project is being carried out thorough the inundated by the reservoir after construction. Geological survey mapping. sloping intake. Environmental Impact Assessment Geological drilling. Land acquisition process is also being about 619 GWh of total energy with 8 hour peak carried out and is planned to complete within in dry season and 3 hour peak in wet season. Andhi Khola Storage HEP Dam Site Andhikhola Storage Hydroelectric Project Major structures of this storage project comprises NEA is carrying out Updated Feasibility study of of a 185 m high rockÀll dam. A semi surface powerhouse has been proposed on the left bank instead of the underground powerhouse Power House Area proposed in earlier study.V Generation License from NEA to Tamakoshi Jalvidut Company Limited is under the process.Lahemyer International far. So international Consultant. pressure tunnel. This project can also be developed as a pumped 96 Nepal Electricity Authority . 216 m MW) which is situated in Syangja district.6 km upstream of Kaligandaki and Andhikhola rivers conÁuence whereas the proposed Powerhouse site is located 12 km downstream of Kali Gandaki 'A' (KGA) Powerhouse site.4 Andhikhola Storage Hydroelectric Project (180 km long headrace tunnel. Under this modality. the study shows that this project can generate GmbH. This study shows that the existing BPC Design and Tender Document Preparation Work owned Andhikhola HEP (9.

license has been upgraded to conduct feasibility this project could be instrumental in augmenting study for 828 MW in FY 2073/74 (2016/17 the much needed dry season power/energy AD). The dam and reservoir area of the project demand.36 GWh. two underground powerhouses. 229 m high drop Uttar Ganga Storage Hydroelectric Project is one shaft. Energy generated from the project River. 9575 m long headrace tunnel. been established as a subsidiary company of approval was received from Ministry of Forest and NEA to execute this project. favorable all project components in all season. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 storage scheme with additional generation of 3 and is already motorable during dry season. Alternative installed capacity Mid-Hill highway between Burtibang and Rukum based on 2 hours operation per day in wet season Dam Site of UGHEP Nepal Electricity Authority 97 . 4). sloping type intake on the left bank of river. Àlter layers. The annual energy generation (currently in Province No. The survey location and minimum environmental impact. Andhikhola Power Company Ltd. EOI and RFP will be called from International Consultant for Major components of the project are 200 m high Detail engineering design and Tender document rockÀll dam with central clay core surrounded with preparation of this project. has are located within Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. In this Àscal year Soil Conservation for conducting Feasibility Study 2074/075 additional investigation and design for 828 MW in FY 2072/73 (2016/17 AD). work will be carried out. The dam site is from the project after outage and losses will be located at Gaba village of Nisi VDC on Uttarganga 1299. Furthermore. The The installed capacity of the project has been proposed project is located about 398 km west optimized as 821 MW (414MW + 404MW) on the of Kathmandu in Baglung district of Dhaulagiri basis of 5 to 12 hours operation in dry season Zone in Western Development Region of Nepal (November-April). The project site is accessible from the will be evacuated to the INPS at the proposed Baglung –Burtibang road. has proposed to initiate the feasibility study in the Àscal year 2067/68 (2011/12 AD). About hours in the dry season. tailrace of promising potential projects. The access road to the Butwal sub-station through 105 km long 400kV powerhouse site forms a part of the Pushpalal transmission line. circular Uttar Ganga Storage Hydroelectric Project restricted oriÀce surge shaft. 48 km of new road is to be opened and about 27 km of road upgrading is required to access Due to easy access for construction. for which NEA tunnel and ancillary facilities.

This project is optimum at FSL of 550 masl with an high head storage project will be very much installed capacity of 762 MW. of Feasibility Study. geological drilling is being carried out together with EIA study. Project site is about 650 km east of Kathmandu. conceptual design of Headworks. 1. Electricity Authority (NEA). Geological and Geotechnical Tamor Storage Hydroelectric Project investigation. Taplejung and project has been completed during this Àscal Panchthar District of Koshi and Mechi zone. During the Àscal year 2073/74. 1985. Surface Geological mapping of project area.638. bordering Teharathum. which is about 20 with the deduction of energy of the affected projects km from dam site. the project can be (Kabeli ‘A’ & Hewa) the net energy generation accessed from Yashok Bazzar of Pachthar district of TSHEP at this installed capacity will be about via about 20 km long road.234.82 GWh in dry Myanglung Bazzar of Tehrathum district is the season and 1. The year. General Layout of Project.51 GWh in TSHEP is a reservoir type of project with seasonal wet season.24 GWh. which yielded an installed capacity of 635 MW and annual energy generation of 1310. NEA has applied for instrumental in generating the much needed the amendment in license boundary for further peak power/energy in the Integrated Nepal Power study of the project at optimum capacity. center of Eastern Region.966 Million US dollar at 2016/17 Teherathum and Pancthar District. Drilling works and 98 Nepal Electricity Authority . Similarly. The dry season energy is about 37% storage and suitably located near major load of total average annual energy. Even nearest existing road head. has been established which is wholly owned subsidiary DoED had issued the license of 200 MW with FSL Company of NEA. drop shaft. The average annual energy is 1. Plan Study. construction planning and project Project Area economic study will be the carried out in the next Àscal year. this is one of the most Geological and Geotechnical investigation includes promising storage project being studied by Nepal ERT. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) studies are being carried out by Soil Rock Tamor Storage Hydroelectric Project (TSHEP) was and Concrete Lab (SRCL) and Environmental identiÀed during the Koshi River Basin Master and Social Study Department (ESSD) of NEA. powerhouse and tailrace has also been prepared. price level. The estimated total cost of the project is Dam site lies in Okhere and Syangrumba VDC of about 1. design will be carried out through international The project optimization study shows that the Consultants in the coming Àscal year. Limited has been established as a subsidiary company of NEA to execute this project Uttarganga Power Company Ltd. It is envisaged that DPR level of 450 masl. It is located in the Eastern The conceptual layout design and costing of the Region. As a part System.111. Cost estimate. Tamor Power Company Construction material survey.077. headrace tunnel.93 GWh in dry season and 1.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 is also studied.872.21 GWh in the wet season.

tunnel. Due to problems with Desander. Nepal Electricity Authority 99 . insufÀciency of desanding basin capacity. Balancing reservoir and other issues The GoN has been constructing a highway which this plant is unable to operate at full daily peaking links the district headquarter Chainpur to the mode at present. Similarly. continuation of water level recording at project site while the possibility for peaking facility for PDD is preparing documents for selection of Con- the project is under consideration. The general arrangement of the project consists of a 210 m high rock Àll dam with gated spillway on the right bank of the river. desanding basin. alternative layout ration of Tender Document. 1. underground powerhouse and tailrace structures. Chainpur Seti Hydroelectric Project Other Activities Chainpur Seti Hydroelectric Project (CSHEP). It is expected to con- studies and electromechanical studies have been clude the selection of Consultant in the coming conducted in this Àscal year. water discharge measurement and double circuit transmission line. The EIA study is expected to be complete in the coming Àscal year. PDD has been carrying out various activities a RoR scheme. The project features are the few of the activities of PDD carried out includes headworks. This is a peaking run-of-river proposed 220 kV Attaria sub-station. headrace during the Àscal year 2073/74. Àscal year with technical assistance from ADB. The Chainpur Seti Hydroelectric Project underground powerhouse cavern and transformer cavern are located in the left bank. steel lined pressure shaft. The power Trishuli Hydropower Station was upgraded to generated from the project shall be connected to 24 MW in 1995. identiÀed in the year 2015 which have been instrumental in developing the by Project Development Department is being institutional strength of Nepal Electricity Authority in the Àeld of consulting services. the project loss of storage in the balancing reservoir and completed additional topographic survey. surge shaft. hydropower station with annual design generation The Project site is 16 km from nearest road head. sultant for Detail Engineering Design and Prepa- project optimization studies. It has been operating only Nepal-China Border. The generated Geological mapping and geological investigation power will be evacuated by 75 km long 400 kV (Phase I). of 163 GWh per annum. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 preliminary support design. The following studied for feasibility. Trishuli Hydropower Station Installed capacity of the project would be 210 MW Rehabilitation Project at Q40% probability of exceedence. about 2/3 of its design capacity because of the During the Àscal year 2073/74. 132 m long steel lined drop shaft followed by 135 m long penstock to the underground powerhouse consisting of six vertical axis Francis turbine- Headworks Area of generator units of 127 MW capacity each. The conveyance system consists of three individual intake followed by 965 m long horizontal headrace tunnel. Core drilling of 575 m out of 800 m has been completed so far.

A stakeholder meet was made as part of the building permit process and it is expected that The project consists approximately rectangular tendering for the construction will be made before building of 40 m x 29 m (Gross Áoor area just December 2017. In this Àscal ropanis land at Durbarmarg. height. A master year 2073/74 the projects Initial Environmental plan was developed in 1989. The building will ultimately have 16 Áoor + 2 attic Áoor NEA planned to establish a corporate ofÀce.” The detail design undertaking IEE of the building which in the Àrst of Corporate OfÀce Building was completed in FY stage of construction will be just below 50 m 2070/71 by the Consultant. NEA modiÀed the existing master plan. Corporate ofÀce that shall have additional 2 storey Innovative CREATEERS Architects & Engineers underground parking area. evolution in latest ofÀce design concept and changed scenario in Construction of Corporate OfÀce Building Project commercial building requirements.000 Sqm). Kathmandu. above 1100 m2 at the basement level).A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Sediment Deposition in the Reservoir observed during emptying Project Development Department has been undertaking further rehabilitation of the project so as to enable peaking generation at full rated capacity. NEA is currently Pvt. Construction Supervision of Chameliya Hydroelectric Project SHAH. and MRB Associates. SILT and ICON JV in association with PDD has been conducting the construction supervision of Chameliya Hydroelectric Project.) Ltd. 2. ESSD. above ground.. NEA has selected the NEA has applied for building permit for 10 storey joint venture consortium of “BDA nepal (P. double basement for parking. change in building technology. (Floor commercial complex and business complex at 26 area approximately 16. Due to enormous 100 Nepal Electricity Authority . The project is expected to be completed in year 2017. It is expected that this study will be completed by the end of 2017. Ltd.

Scoping and Terms of Reference of 25 MW Nepal Electricity Authority 101 . Study Reports approved by Concerned Ministries PDD has been involved in the identiÀcation of new projects for further studies in the country.3. follows: 3. b. SD/ToR of Marsyangdi Corridor (Manang- Application has been Àled for survey license of Udipur) 220kV TL Project the project lately in this Àscal year. IEE of Koshi Corridor (Basantapur-Change) TL STUDIES DEPARTMENT Project and Kaligandaki Corridor (Kushma- Environment and Social Studies Department New Butwal) at 220kV. constructed or operated by NEA. ToR Completed Projects engaged in environment and social studies. This department is a commercial wing of 2. planned.Dordi Corridor 132kV TL Project of mitigation measures and community support programs of hydroelectric. Burtibang-Paudi (ESSD) is one of the integral departments of Amrai-Tamghas-Sandhikharka-Gorusinghe. Lekhnath-Damauli 220kV TL Project and Compensation Plan (LACP) studies along with environmental monitoring and implementation ii. Project During the Àscal year 2016/17. ESSD was actively c. This Raxaul-Parwanipur. Land Acquisition i. b. Ministry of Population and Environment context few projects were identiÀed among which i.Butwal (Gorusinghe)-Lumbini 132kV TL distribution line projects. EIA of New Modi-Lekhnath 132kV TL Project 1700MW has been identiÀed for further studies. i. Ministry of Energy ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIAL i. IEE Completed Projects Resettlement Action Plan (RAP). Block for EIA of 2 Transmission Line (TL) projects. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Examination studies have been started and the (SD/ToR) of 1 Project and IEE ToR of 2 projects. EIA of Garjyang-Khimti 132kV TL Project Manang Chame Storage Hydroelectric Project (MCSHEP) with initially estimated capacity of ii. In this a. 1. Initial Environmental Examination (IEE). Matatirtha-Naubise 33kV environmental and social aspects of hydropower and ToR of Dordi Corridor 132kV and Butwal and transmission line projects which are being (Gorusinghe)-Lumbini 132kV TL Project. project construction is expected to be started as The environmental studies conducted by ESSD soon as the approval from the metropolitan city in Àscal year 2016/2017 and their status are as ofÀce is obtained. Kusaha- department executes the activities related to Biratnagar at 132kV. EIA Completed Projects conducting Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). 2. Kaligandaki Corridor (New Butwal-Bardghat) monitoring and protection of the environment. Tanahu Hydroelectric Project (140MW)- Social Impact Assessment (SIA).Grid Tied Solar Power Project (GTSPP) .4 in Nuwakot with a capacity of 7 projects. Engineering Service Directorate of NEA. designed. 220kV TL Project The department has successfully completed and get clearance from concerned ministries ii. Study Completed by ESSD NEA and with its technical expertise involved in a. transmission line and iii. iii. Kusaha-Kataiya.Vulnerable Supplementary EIA Community Development Plan (VCDP). i. IEE No. IdentiÀcation of New Projects for study: 1.

conducted under this project were distribution of 2016 at Manakamana VDC-9. The program was extended in January. Nuwakot district. ESSD has been undertaking environmental Participants of 3 months Tailoring Training monitoring and mitigation of three under. 2017) to women headed PAFs. 20 to Dec. The major activities Simle. 2017. 4 Àshing boats. 5. Upper Trishuli 3"A" HEP (60 MW) Kaligandaki A HEP Rehabilitation Project (144MW) A 15-days Vegetable Farming Training was conducted at two places for the PAFs. Ramche-8 and Thulogaun-9) of Rasuwa and one place (Manakamana-9) of Nuwakot beneÀtting 100 people. 2016 at Thulogaun-8. Àsheries training for 17 resettled Bote families of construction hydroelectric projects (14MW Andhimuhan and three months Tailoring Training to 60MW) and eight under-construction (March 18 to June 15. submitted on June 27. 2017. Desk study and Àeld preparation are in progress. Rasuwa district and Nov 21 to Dec. three day Management training at three places (Ramche-3. transmission line projects ranging 132kV to The department provides 12 day MicroÀnance 400kV by establishing Environmental and Social Training (April 7-20. 2017) to eight females PAFs Management Unit (ESMU) at project site. 4. Àve days Pickle Making Training Buffer Zone Forest Conservation and Wildlife (April 2-6. 2017 at two places of Laharepauwa of Rasuwa district and 53 local people participated in training. The major works per- Participants of 3 days Fisheries Training formed in Àscal year 2016/2017 were three-days 102 Nepal Electricity Authority . their status is as follows. different Operation in Kaligandaki reservoir in consultation activities were conducted in this FY 2016/17 and with concerned stakeholders. Under and prepare Operation Manual for Steamer Boat mitigation and enhancement programs.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 In addition. 2017) to 10 females PAFs. 16 paddles and 16 life jackets to ESSD conducted four-days (December 2016) Bote community. A total The completion report of Environmental and Social of 60 PAFs were trained under this program Mitigation and Monitoring works of the project was from Nov. Kulekhani III HEP (14 MW) The department is conducting site based environ- mental monitoring and implementation of mitiga- tion works of the project. MoU for supplementary EIA of Upper Modi HEP and IEE of NEA corporate OfÀce Building was also signed in June. The department has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for EIA of three storage projects (Uttarganga Storage HEP. ESSD has successfully completed monitoring and mitigation works of Kaligandaki A HEP Rehabilitation Project. In addition. Tamor Storage HEP and Andhi Khola Storage HEP) and Access Road of Upper Arun HEP.

ESSD has prepared and plantation work is scheduled in July 2017. training to 15 PAFs and local people. and boundary wall of Yuba Barsha Primary School has been completed. Besides regular monitoring the major work Conservation Training to 32 members of CFUGs performed under this project was implementation from Mahottari and Sarlahi districts. Plan (VCDP) and Updated Resettlement Action 2016) was conducted at Àve different places of Plan (RAP) prepared by the department is cleared the project area providing beneÀts to 150 PAFs. A total of 150 project workers ing training to 35 participants. The other work performed by the department Chameliya HEP (30MW) and were implementation of 10 Wildlife Conservation Balanch Attariya 132kV TL Project Awareness Training one each in project districts The department is conducting site based covering 260 representative of affected environmental monitoring and implementation Community Forest Users Group (CFUGs). of 390 hours (2months) welding and electrical/ house wiring training to 30 PAFs as per the CTEVT Under the community support program. one-day hot support program in local participation. 29 to Dec. Relocation spot awareness training to project workers at of Bag Devi temple was completed in 30% Nijgad of Bara and Paurahi of Rautahat covering contribution of the local community. Dihibar temple In Balach Attariya 132kV transmission (Sthaniya Gram Devata) construction at Bhulke compensatory plantation work was conducted of Siraha is under construction. The major works performed ticipation of 280 people were done in Àve project in Àscal year were implementation of One-day districts from January to May. by the World Bank and approved documents were kept for public review at NEA website and World Hetauda-Dhalkebar-Duhabi 400kV TL Bank Infoshop. 57 workers. 3 months tailoring beneÀtted from the program and their health to 15 women participants and 2 months wiring checkup was also done by the medical ofÀcer. and submitted quarterly environment and social Stakeholder consultation is continued in project management report of the project to World Bank area and altogether 11 consultations with par- and Project ofÀce. The department organized Health and Safety awareness program for project workers Nepal Electricity Authority 103 . 17. The department is conducting site based environmental monitoring and implementation Plant nursery for compensatory plantation has of mitigation works of the project through its been established at Dhalkebar which consist three site based unit ofÀces located in Inaruwa. 2016) Non timber forest products at Dhalkebar substation. Hetauda. Jamunibas of Dhanusha (NTFP) training to 20 participants. and Singoul of Bara. Water pump at different location in project area and and other accessories in Harmanadi. Besides this Agricultural Productivity distributed. about 150000 saplings of different plant species Bardibash and Nijgadh. replacement plantation was done based on the and Makwanpur for drinking water support were mortality. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 (October 25-27. 3 days of mitigation works of the Chameliya HEP since capacity building training to 90 representatives 2008 by establishing unit ofÀce at the project of CFUGs and 3 days Forest Management and site. Vulnerable Community Development IntensiÀcation Training (Sept. Community Health and Safety Awareness Program Hetauda-Bharatpur 220kV TL Project at 8 different locations of Àve project affected The department is implementing community districts beneÀtting to 200 people. the standard and distribution of vegetable seeds to construction of Nagar Dihibar Temple at Dhalkebar 200 PAFs. 1 month driv.

currently three projects are under construction which include Kali Gandaki corridor (Dana-Kusma) 220kV TL Project. Preparatory one-day Biodiversity Awareness Program in works for the compensatory plantation completed Bajendrakali Lower Secondary School and and plantation work will be conducted soon. The monitoring program will be continued till November. Marsyangdi- Kathmandu 220kV TL Project and Samundratar- Trishuli 3B Hub 132kV TL Project.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 The other works performed during the period were programs aims to create awareness through two livestock training of 15 days each to 39 PAFs. Three plant nurseries were days health and safety awareness program was established in Ilam. 20 to 24. two beneÀtted from the programs. ESSD has been carrying out environment and social monitoring of these projects by establishing the site based Environment and Social Management Units (ESMUs). Jhapa and Panchthar districts conducted at New Bharatpur substation for 25 and replacement plantation was done based on labor force. Kabeli Corridor 132kV TL Project Bhulbhule-Middle Marsyangdi 132kV TL Project The department has successfully completed Under the skill development program. In addition. The Under SASEC. the mortality in Àscal year 2016/2017 and the management of plantation site is continued by Bharatpur-Bardghat 220kV TL Project mobilizing CFUGs. House mitigation measures and monitoring works Wiring Training of 390 hours (CTEVT standard) of the project within the MoU period. 2017 has been prepared and submitted to the Project Management Directorate (PMD) ofÀce. Construction phase environmental and social Hoarding boards having informative and warning monitoring and major mitigation works were sign were afÀxed at 24 different places along the completed in Àscal year 2016/2017. months training on electrician. 40 and Compensatory plantation of 100000 saplings was 12 peoples of PAFs respectively. 21. Skill training as per the CTEVT The department is implementing community standard course was given to 100 PAFs. ESSD major settlements and villages located close to conducted 5 days (Nov. 2016) Agricultural forest area. Ilam 104 Nepal Electricity Authority . plumbing. school children and altogether 330 students were three months tailoring training to 42 PAFs. mobile repairing and motor rewinding to 40. In Àscal was provided to 18 participants from project year2016/2017 the department conducted affected families of Lamjung district. School. at Janaki S. Siddhakali Secondary School of Panchthar and SASEC Projects: Janaki Secondary School of Ilam districts. IntensiÀcation Training to 23 PAFs. Monthly Environmental and Social Monitoring Report for the period of June. 2020. 3 done in project area. In addition following activities were carried out in Biodiversity Conservation Program these projects. support program as per social safeguard Dumre–Damauli 132 kV TL Project documents prepared for the project. Construction of 10 houses for Mushar community is in progress.

Following are the major works executed by SRCL in Àscal year 2073/74 1) Additional Geological and geotechnical investigation works of Tanahu Hydropower Project: This project is being developed by Tanahu Public consultation with Dalit Women Hydropower Limited. includes regional geological mapping of the whole Dhading. various types of geophysical surveys. In the Àeld of soil and rock engineering. it also provides services of carrying out in-situ tests and laboratory tests. Similarly. The newsletter covers all the activities of ESSD carried out from January to June. The department conducted one at different levels to the different departments day Social/Community Awareness Program at 4 of NEA and the private sector. It provides services like geological of Myagdi. ESSD has published drilling (90 m) at the Surge shaft and powerhouse its third bi-annual newsletter (ESSD-Newsletter). test at the Test adit and test chamber at the powerhouse site of the project. a subsidiary company of in Danda Gau. It drilling works at Dam Axis of the project and it is provides services in geological and geotechnical in progress. Rock and Concrete Laboratory (SRCL) The geotechnical investigation works at the Dam established and developing as Geotechnical site of the project is at completion stage. site of the project. Myagdi Nepal Electricity Authority (formally Upper Seti places of Parbat and 6 places of Myagdi district in Hydroelectric Project) in Tanahu district. and social) ofÀcers are deployed for day-to-day core drilling and construction material investigation monitoring. School support program was conducted by providing educational materials Geological and Geotechnical investigation works to Janakalyan Aadharbhut School at Thakre. Nepal Electricity Authority 105 . Informative and in this Àscal year including Core drilling in 3 - warning signs (hoarding board) were placed at 28 dimensional direction for the rock mechanical different locations of Parbat and Myagdi districts. Marsyangdi-Kathmandu 220 kV TL Project 2) Geotechnical and Geophysical investigation The ESMU for the project is established at Aanbu- works of Andhikhola Storage Hydroelectric Khaireni. Rock and Concrete Laboratory Soil. 2017. reservoir and project area. 2D-ERT (2000 m) and Core In addition to these activities. Additional the month of April and May. in-situ and laboratory testing for 220kV TL Project the different phases of a hydropower project The ESMU of the project is established at Galeshwor development. Two full time safeguard (environmental mapping. 3) Geological and geotechnical investigation of Uttarganga Storage Hydropower Project: Soil. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Kaligandaki Corridor (Dana-Kushma) investigations. 2017 where a total of Geological and geotechnical investigation works 444 locals participated. Additional Department is under the Engineering Services geotechnical investigation (phase II) include core Directorate of Nepal Electricity Authority. Tanahun and two safeguard ofÀcer are Project: fully deputed at site. detail engineering geological mapping.

2D-ERT (2800 m) and Core drilling (360 m) at Geotechnical investigation works at left bank the Dam site. Following are the major works carried out in this Àscal year 8) Geological and geotechnical investigation 2073/74. Geotechnical study at the proposed building site at the 7 district headquarters of Nepal Redcross „ Laboratory test works on construction material Society has been completed in the Àscal year. About 75% of the investigation drilling of 201. Sindhupalchok (Guangxi Hydroelectric 9) Geological and geotechnical investigation Construction Bureau. Management OfÀce) works of 'Chilime Tower' construction site at Dhumbarahi: „ Laboratory test works on construction material 106 Nepal Electricity Authority . works of Upper Modi and Upper Modi 'A' Hydroelectric Project: 5) Geological and geotechnical investigation works of Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Geological and Geotechnical investigation works Project: includes detail engineering geological mapping. capacity for structural design purposes. 7) Geological and geotechnical investigation Laboratory Works: works of Kaligandaki ‘A’ Hydropower Plant SRCL provides laboratory services of carrying Rehabilitation Project: out in-situ tests and laboratory tests including Geotechnical investigation works includes construction material survey/quarry site seismic refraction survey and borehole drilling at investigations of various hydroelectric project and the left bank slope of dam site for geotechnical Àeld geotechnical investigation works (SPT/DCPT instrumentation works (total of 530 m) has been in test pit/borehole) to determine the bearing completed in this Àscal year.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 4) Geological and geotechnical investigation Geotechnical investigation works of the proposed works of Tamor Storage Hydropower Project: Chilime Tower construction site at Dhumbarahi includes exploratory core drilling. 6) Geological and geotechnical investigation 11) Geotechnical investigation works at central works of Chainpur-Seti Hydroelectric Project: workshop. samples for Middle Bhotekoshi Hydroelectric Project.70 m has been completed in this works has been completed and remaining works Àscal year. in-situ test and The geotechnical investigation works (Phase II) bearing capacity calculation for foundation design includes core drilling at the dam site. been completed in this Àscal year. Surge shaft and powerhouse site of slope of the dam includes exploratory borehole these two projects. works at new building sites of Nepal Redcross Society: „ Construction materials survey of Upper Modi & Upper Modi ‘A’ Hydroelectric Project. are in progress at site. and Powerhouse area of the project. Kaski. Intake area which has been completed in this Àscal year. Core drilling works at the last hole (powerhouse area) is in 10) Geotechnical and Geophysical investigation progress. Hetauda: Geological and Geotechnical investigation works Geotechnical investigation works which includes includes regional geological mapping and detail test pit excavations. SPT and laboratory tests for engineering geological mapping of the project foundation design works of proposed building has area has been completed in this Àscal year.

National Headquarters.Manohara Municipality (Nepal Redcross Society. this division has been monitoring Chapagaon Sub-distribution Centre. Hetauda. Kathmandu. NEA. samples for Upper Jhimruk Hydroelectric Kathmandu. gravel. Similarly it has also Central Workshop. Ramkot. Kageshwori . maintenance „ Geotechnical Investigation Works of and testing of transformers. Ltd. Morang. Since last year it has been fully Earth Brick of Build Up Nepal.) of Shivam Cement factory all electro-mechanical issues associated with its construction site at Nawalparasi (Nepal own concrete pole plants as well as transformer Donghua Construction Engineering Co. „ Geotechnical Investigation Works of proposed health post building at Gothatar. Kathmandu.) Electromechanical Design Division Established under Engineering Services „ Laboratory test works on core samples Directorate. Nepal Electricity Authority 107 . Lalitpur the overall functioning of Central Workshop in Distribution Centre. this division „ Geotechnical Investigation Works of proposed is continuing the establishment of a new concrete district ofÀce buildings of Dhading. Pyuhan (Smart Earthworks Engineering Consultancy Pvt. rock and concrete samples supplied by material samples for Upper Bhurungi Khola different private client/parties. Pole Plant. Ltd. Kathmandu District Chapter. NEA. Makwanpur and Bhaktapur districts (Nepal Red cross Society. Kalimati. „ Laboratory test works on construction core. Project. for Power been monitoring the overall functioning of Kotre Transformer Laboratory. Hydroelectric Project. Hetauda which is involved in repair. Lalitpur. the Electromechanical Design (Uniaxial Compressive Strength. Kathmandu. Apart from the „ Geotechnical Investigation Works of design issues. Gorkha. Kaski (Niltara W & E Pvt. Amlekhgunj. Lalitpur involved for the establishment of a new concrete pole plant in Tankisinuwari. densities etc. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Nuwakot. sand. Core drilling at Dam site of Tamor Storage „ Compressive Strength test works on concrete Hydroelectric Project. Point Load Division has been providing technical supports for test.) workshop. Ltd.. In Fiscal Year 2074/075. of Druk Pema Karpo Society. The issues range from the design „ Point load tests of National Society for of electro-mechanical and hydro-mechanical Earthquake Technology Nepal (NCET) equipment of hydropower projects under various stages of study as well as electrical installations „ Compression tests on Compressed Stabilized for various projects. „ In-situ Àeld density tests including proctor and laboratory testing of Nepal Army Headquarter Building Project at Bhadrakali. Tanahu as well as Concrete Pole Plant. Earthquake Resistance Programme).) „ Various in-situ SPT/DCPT tests and laboratory tests are performed on soil. pole plant in Tankisinuwari. Morang.

now it has been 2073/074. the Central Considering the increasing demand of electricity Workshop being an entity under Engineering in Nepal and contributing to maintain best Services Directorate. Road. 2071/072 F. Engineering Service Directorate in FY 2061/062.) 38555.45 Major Accomplishment of FY 2073/074 Kotre Pole Plant.5 m and 10. Being a wing of Electro- as well as different sectors of NEA in FY Mechanical Design Division. NEA.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Central Workshop. Pole plant was jointly established by GoN and FINIDA in 2042 BS to implement for Pokhara „ Repaired highest numbers of distribution ElectriÀcation Project. It was handed over to transformer (636 numbers) in FY 2073/074. Hetauda Transformer Maintenance & Testing in Progress Established in 2055 BS and located at Bhairav rental services of its available heavy equipment.Y.59 11125. running with separate Budget Centre to implement „ Tested highest numbers of transformer (4041 concrete pole production and sales of poles to numbers) in FY 2073/074. after the recent upgrading. Power transformers of various Hydroelectric services. Plants. Description F.24 85205. Makawanpur.Y. Kotre „ Modern new transformer testing lab was Located at 180 km west from Kathmandu. 2073/074 1 Distribution Transformer Repair 363 433 636 2 Power Transformer Repair 12 10 13 3 Transformer Testing 1909 2448 4041 4 Heavy Equipment Rent (in thousands NRs. DCS. using its available well as transmission grid and power plants under resources to meet time bound repair and testing NEA. the 108 Nepal Electricity Authority .) 4543. has been contributing to quality of supply. Hetauda-5. the workshop and Power transformers of Regional OfÀces as has been striving to its best. the plant started the production of „ Repaired 13 Power Transformers from private PSC pole commercially. since then. testing of transformers and providing The achievements of the workshop in the last three Àscal years are tabulated below: S. Apart from producing concrete poles of 8.08 5937.N. Kotre established with testing yard.92 49760.Y. transformer itself being a major NEA with its purpose of repairing Distribution component of power system. 2072/073 F.05 5 Turnover (in thousands NRs.5 m.

603 employees from the different core management/collecting appropriate trainees and group of NEA and some of other organizations. mechanical. civil engineering as well Background as administration and management department NEA Training Center (NEA TC) has been contributing functions. the pole plant has been contributing best using its available manpower and resources to Nepal Electricity Authority being an entity to meet time bound production and delivery of under Engineering Services Directorate with its the poles. upon their request. Revenue. Training Center has 23 (Technical 7 staffs. After the upgrading. The plant has been striving to its road. the PSC poles for distribution to Regional ofÀce of plant is expected to produce 62 poles per day.N. ProÀt Chart REVENUE EARNED IN PROFIT EARNED IN F/Y S. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 plant is now capable to produce concrete poles objectives of producing 8m. 9m and 11m size of 9 m and 11 m as well.60. In the last 28 years.17. TC as well as non technical trainings with its sovereign is also conducting various programs to non NEA identity. TYPE OF POLE F/Y 072/073 F/Y 073/074 F/Y 073/074 073/074 1 8m 6212 10150 2 9m 3563 6009 14.862 1. NEA TC occupies around 203 Ropanis of land in With the view to expanse its training programs Bhaktapur District. other general management actions. Since the permanent employees are not sufÀcient to meet the current Concrete Pole Plant. computer.644 3 11 m 1002 1638 Total 10777 17797 NEA Training Center of Director. so daily wages employees are Established in 2051 BS and located at Amlekhgunj also involved.97.43. It provides different technical for clients outside of NEA. Bara. others. Amlekhgunj production target. Those staffs cover all electrical. They prepare training/seminar different skill enhancing trainings to the staffs and programs annually and provide services effectively. NEA TC has trained all The main function is preparing trainings/resource total of 16. NEA and private Àrm as well. Pole Production at Concrete Pole Plant Amlekhgunj Production. and Nontechnical 16) staffs under the control Nepal Electricity Authority 109 .

5 22 12 CAIS (Attariya) Off. 7 16 27 Auto CAD Basic 2d Off. 3 55 3 ToD Meter Data Download and Analysis (Kathmandu) Off. 2073/74 by Training Center is presented below. Tech.+Asst. Adm. 5 27 11 ToD Meter Data Download and Analysis (Attariya) Off. Adm. 5 46 14 CAIS(Biratnagar) Off. Finally NEA TC aims to be developed them for serving the customers effectively.O. 5 42 19 CAIS (Pokhara) Off. as an engineering and management center of excellence. Adm. Tech. Tech.+Asst. Tech.+Asst. All 3 17 2 Induction Off. 3 14 JanakpurR. Adm. ingredients of any organization.+Asst. Tech. system today and in the future. Tech.Y. 3 429 9 ToD Meter Data Download and Analysis (Nepalgunj) Off. Tech. treated as corporate assets of organization.+Asst.N.+Asst. 3 90 5 Induction Asst. 5 26 13 ToD Meter Data Download and Analysis Biratnagar Off. NEA TC has been providing need based short The summary of trainings conducted on F. 18 CAIS (Hetuada) Off. implement. 5 37 20 ToD Meter Data Download and Analysis (Pokhara) Off. 7 16 26 M-Power Billing System (Kathmandu) Asst. „ Promote knowledge and skill of the employees Activities in F/Y 2073/74 to interface them to the changing environment As Human Resource is one of the most important and technology. So. sovereign academic institution capable to cope „ Supply need based trainings to NEA employees with the training requirements of power sector of for enhancing their work efÀciency and enabling the country. Adm.+Asst. 5 27 10 CAIS (Nepalgunj) Off. investment in training is relating to service business. 5 26 21 ToD Meter Data Download and Analysis (Butwal) Off. Tech. Tech. 5 39 15 ToD Meter Data Download and Analysis (Janakpur) Off.+Asst. Tech.+Asst. Tech. It also aims its academic standard „ Train to the employees to enable them to to be comparable with the best SAARC regional plan.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Objectives Vision „ Provide Knowledge. 5 39 22 CAIS (Butwal) Off. Adm. 5 29 23 Electrical Safety (Butwal) Asst. 3 47 6 Induction Asst.+Asst. indispensable for the survival and advancement research and development and seminars of the organization. Tech. maintain and operate NEA’s institutions. Adm. 5 25 16 CAIS (Janakpur) Off. Tech. 10 18 Total 1501 110 Nepal Electricity Authority . Tech.+Asst. Adm. 5 19 8 Induction Asst.5 (Geographic Information System) Off. Tech. Adm. of S.+Asst. 3 237 7 ToD Meter Data Download and Analysis (Hetuada) Off. 4 41 24 Advanced Excel with VB Programming Off. 7 20 25 M-Power Billing System (Kathmandu) Asst. „ Design training packages and implement.+Asst. Adm. 9 18 29 Primavera P6 Off. Adm. 7 19 28 Arc GIS-10. Tech. Adm. its development is „ Conduct problem oriented interactions.+Asst. Skill and Attitude NEA TC is to be strengthened day by day to be a enhancing tips. 5 28 4 Induction Asst.+Asst. Duration in No. 5 32 Tod Meter / CAIS forDistribution Center Chiefs under 17 Off. Name of Training Level Service days Trainees 1 Induction Off.

Political Parties. professional knowledge. on their request.50. employees with an objective to upgrade their Various Engineering Colleges. hostels and ground space on rental facilities to different users.268. Nepal Electricity Authority 111 . requested as required. class rooms. Extra Activities The Training Center has also provided space and services for various ofÀces of NEA in its premises In addition to training programs. skills and attitudes of Co-operatives. The training types NEA TC for various purposes and the total income involve induction. Film Shooting Unit and other manpower at operational and managerial levels institutions used the facilities available in the involved in the power sector. INGO.809. in-service or refreshers and generated from these services amounted to Rs. seminar halls. 3. ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 term training covering 3 days to 10 days for NEA groups/organizations etc. NEA TC provides at Kharipati.

boundary wall and river protection and Distribution EfÀciency Enhancement Project) works of Substation and approval of Tower design is being implemented by PMD. Electricity Transmission Expansion and Supply Improvement This project is Ànanced by European Investment Project (ADB Loan 2808. The project is expected to PROJECTS BEING CURRENTLY be completed by FY 2076/77. Grant 0182 and Grant 0183).Picture shows the EXECUTED BY PMD: construction of substation. 160 MVA substations double circuit transmission line from Samundratar at Dharapani of Manang. In addition to the execution of SASEC.Recently. The contract 0271) and Project Preparatory Facility for Energy award for the Construction of Transmission line (PPFE). Nuwakot. PMDis coordinating. 3542 PTDEEP (Power Transmission of access road. are under progress. Lamjung and New Bharatpur at Chitawan. length of upper section of 220 kV. The Project comprises of construction of power from different hydropower projects to be 110 km long Double Circuit Transmission Line from developed by IPPs in the vicinity of Nuwakot district.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 PROJECT MANAGEMENT DIRECTORATE Project Management Directorate (PMD) in the Nepal Electricity Authority Organogram has a role to execute and to facilitate the projects funded by Asian Development Bank. Construction under loan no. Grant 0270 and Grant Bank (EIB) in coordination with ADB. Manang (Dharapani) to Chitawan (Bharatpur) and The project includes construction of 26 km 132 kV associated 220/132/33 kV. another ADB funded project and Substation has been concluded. monitoring and reporting the implementation activities of the projects that are being run under Energy Access and EfÀciency Improvement Project (ADB Loan 2587. PMD is responsible for project preparation. procurement and construction of all new and existing projects that is or will be funded by ADB. Marsyangdi Transmission Corridor Project Expansion Project (SPSEP) Marsyangdi Transmission Corridor Project once 1. Samundratar-Trishuli3B132kV completed will evacuate approximately 1600 MW Transmission Line of power generated by various hydropower stations The Samundratar-Trishuli3B Hub 132kV in the Marsyangdi basin/ Marsyangdi River Transmission Line project is a must to evacuate Corridor. The 2x30MVA Substation at Samundratar. Tarikuna and Khudi at to Trishuli 3B Hub and construction of 132/33kV. (A) SASEC Power System 2. double circuit 112 Nepal Electricity Authority .Power System Expansion Project.

Nepal (GoN). Similarly. The prime objective of this project is power Bharatpur 220 kV D/C Transmission Line is under evacuation of the Kaligandaki River Corridor evaluation and is expected to award the contract which ultimately will reinforce theINPS. S/S in Dana. FY 2078/079 (2020/021). 3. 160 MVA AIS substations at section with substation at Dana &Kusma has Matatirtha and 220/132 kV.The project is jointly funded by 220kV substation and New Butwal –Bardaghat ADB. Marsyangdi-Kathmandu 220kV Transmission Line Project The objective of this project is to augment power transmission capacity from the Marsyangdi Corridor to Kathmandu Valley. Bids for construction of New Butwal (markichowk). The project is to construct 220 kV Double Circuit. transmission lines and associated substations of The projectis expected to be commissioned by FY the Project are expected to be commissioned by 2077/078 (2020/021). 160 MVA GIS been awarded and the construction work is in substation including bay extension Marsyangdi progress. Both the sections of Million and is jointly funded by ADB and GoN.6 Double Circuit 220kV Transmission line from Dana (Myagdi) to Kusma (Parbat). The project includes the construction of 38. Kaligandaki Corridor 220kV Transmission Line Project Drake conductor from Udipur to Bharatpur is 64. Government of Norway and Government of 220kV transmissions line are under evaluation. Nepal Electricity Authority 113 . The contract for the construction For Construction of 220 kV Line of Kushma- of the transmission line and substation has New Butwal section. Kushma and New Butwal each with 100MVA Capacity. The bids for construction of Udipur .57 km. 17 km Double Circuit 220kV line from New Butwal substation to Bardghat (Nawalparasi) and 220/132/33kV substations at Dana. Figure shows the construction site of be commissioned by FY 2075/076 (2018/019). Estimated total project cost is US$ 90 estimatedcost of the project is about US$ 96 million and is funded by EIB. re-bidding notice has been already been awarded. PROJECT MANAGEMENT DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 transmission line with twin Moose conductor from Figure shows the construction of pole in the Dharapani to Udipur is 45. The project is expected to published.The in August.46 km. the project site. 87 km Double Circuit (using HTLS conductor) 220kV line from Kusma (Parbat) to New Butwal Substation. The contract of transmission line for Dana-Kusma 220/132kV. 85 km TL from New Marsyangdi(Markichok) to Matatirtha. length of lower section of 220 kV. double circuit transmission line with twin HTLSequivalent 4.

Grant agreement between ADB and GoN and the subsidizing Grant Agreement Lot 3: Reinforcement of distribution system between Ministry of Finance and NEA has already including 11 substations upgradation been signed. 383 kM of 33 kV line. Dhalkebar SS and Lahan The principal objective of this project is to prepare SS where transformer upgrading by replacing the a Distribution system/Rural ElectriÀcation existing one or by adding the new transformers Master Plan of Nepal (DS/REMP-N) for the entire along with protection system is being taken place. The project is jointly upgrading the eight (8) numbers of existing funded by ADB and GoN. including on. 572 8. grid substations of NEA. with NEA to develop the master plan. NEA will procure the energy from minimum 25 MW solar PV power to be developed Lot 1: Expansion of Distribution Network in the by the IPPs. least cost and economically viable means to 6. Utility Scale Grid tied Solar Project: km of 11 kV Line. with emphasis on providing electricity Among these Substation Automation System is for enhancement of livelihoods in the remote also being installed in Gandak SS and Baneswar settlements of the country in an efÀcient way. 710 kM of 400 Volt line and 91 MVA total capacity of Distribution transformer will The aim of this project is to promote the Solar PV be added in the distribution system. upgrade and expand Nepal’s electricity and Expansion Project system. augmentation program and detailed case upgradingof eleven(11) numbers of existing studies. The expand the Distribution system of NEA. Distribution System Master Plan Project DamauliSS. project work includes the constructionof twenty a comprehensive electriÀcation and distribution Àve (25)numbers of 33/11 kV new substations. With the Viability Gap Funding is being executed in following 3 Lots of contracts of USD 20 Million for the development of Solar namely: PV Project.and off-grid. The consultant recruitment process isin 33/11 kV substations and construction of 33kV. ButwalSS.D. part of the country. MVA of 33/11 kV SS. With this project total 280 MVA capacity consulting Àrm will be engaged to work closely of transformer will be added in the systems. Currently PMD is preparing RFP for Eastern Region including 13 substations. With the completion of this project 260 ADB.D. to achieve Mainscope of the project is to augment and universal access to electricity by 2025 A. The RFP will be issued in the lines and transformers year 2017 A. The project Projects in Nepal. The master plan will include policy recommendations. country. The prime The project is s expected to be completed by assignment of the consultant is to identify the September 2017. Kawasoti SS.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 5. Distribution System Augmentation reinforce. the procurement of Solar PV power through lines and transformers competitive bidding among the intended IPPs. 7. Grid Substation Capacity Expansion Project All three Lots of Contract was awarded in F/Y 073/74 and the project is scheduled to be The objective of this project is to reinforce & completed by FY 2075/76. the advance stage of completion. The Project is 11 kV and 400 Volt Lines at various districts of the funded by Norweign Grant and administered by country. Grid connected large scale Solar PV projectswill Lot 2: Expansion of Distribution Network in the be located at nearby grid substations in different West Regions including 12 substations.Bharatpur SS. This project covers the GandakSS.A SS. 114 Nepal Electricity Authority . Banepa SS.

from Butwal to Attariya. PMD is proud to be associated with the construction of these two substations are under development of 400 kV Line and SS from western evaluation and targeted to award the contract by part of the country i. operate valley. As part of single phase & Three Phase meters and other the funding. Maharajgunj DC and before 15 August. consultant selection process is 3.C. Lapsephedi and Changunarayan Substation also be invited for Ratnapark D. provide reliable electricity supply in Kathmandu establish. 160 MVA GIS SS will be constructed 1. generated by the IPPs and Upper Tamakoshi Hydro Electric Plant through Khimti – Barhabise As a part of the development of East – West 400 kV – Kathmandu 400/220 kV Line. Loan Negotiation for USD 150 Million Smart Grid Applications. testing. the ADB grant assistance for Project preparatory Facility for Energy. In this phase we are covering Kathmandu Valley by reducing distribution system two Distribution Centres (i) Maharajgunj D C overloads.0 Million Distribution Centre of NEA. Construction Project (C) Upcoming Projects 220/132 kV. and 400 Volt lines. 90. depicted below: 4. Kathmandu Valley Transmission Capacity Kathmandu Valley Reinforcement Project This project will be helpful to increase the The primary focus of the project is to augmentthe capacity and reliability of distribution networks Grid substation capacity by adding 3 new in Kathmandu valley by undergrounding 11 kV 132/11kV substations. In this phase of the has already been concluded between ADB and project. C. The project value is of USD 189 Million and and maintain (AMI) for consumers equipped with will be jointly funded by ADB and GoN.e. This the transmission substation capacity and improve is the part of distribution system modernization in reliability and quality of electricity supply in the Kathmandu valley. USD 2. Bids will 2. With October 2017. . Different are under preparation and intended to Áoat the sub-projects and their status under PTDEEP are bid before 15th August 2017. install. Kathmandu Valley Smart Metering Project underway to conduct the detail engineering and The main focus of the project is to deploy complete design of 400 kV TL and associated SS Nepal Electricity Authority 115 .The bids for construction of these three and (ii) Ratnapark D. 90 MVA SS will be Kohalpur-Surkhet-Upper Karnali 400 kV constructed at Changunarayan. PROJECT MANAGEMENT DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 (B) Power Transmission and Distribution the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) EfÀciency Enhancement Project (PTDEEP) : communication network with its auxiliary system This project has been envisioned to strengthen the all across Kathmandu valley (Kathmandu. The bidding documents will be provided as grant from JFPR. The bids for trunk line. The scope shall be of design. out of eleven (11) of substationsare under evaluation and targeted to Kathmandu Valley. distribution system capacity of Kathmandu Valley Lalitpur and Bhaktapur) within a radius of 220 including modernization of distribution system to sq miles. These substations Transmission Line and Kohalpur-New Butwal will play major role to evacuate the Power 400 kV Transmission Line. Enhancement of Distribution Networks in Central & Northern Region of 1.000 Smart meters will be connected GoN on 19thMay 2017 in Kathmandu. Engineering and Environmental Study of at Lapsifedi and 132/11 kV. supply. 90 MVA each at Mulpani. commissioning. The project will enhance system automation and smart meters etc. Out of the to the consumers of Maharajganj and Ratnapark Project cost of USD 189 Million. deployment of distribution Futung and Chapagaon. Bids are already invited for award the contract by October 2017.

Automation of Existing Grid Substation Okhaldhunga. Okhaldhunga.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 along the route. This the consultant selection process is targeted to be will be a move of NEA towards modernization of concluded by October 2017. each at the Grid operation division ofÀce of Grid „ the 400 kV Double circuit New Kohalpur operation branch ofÀce. Under this by July 2019 and Procurement process will be project all Forty-six (46) NEA grid SS will be fully begun by early 2020.New Khimti . PMD has Brief features of these projects are as follows: formulated this project and requested for Ànancial assistance of USD 64 Million to ADB through MoEn. Kathmandu 220/400 kV Line is going to be Study and detail design of these projects will be charged in 400 kV. the three major under initiated by early 2018.Dhalkebar 400kV The Project will comprise the uprating of existing/ Transmission Line Project under construction new Khimti S/S by 400/220 This 400 kV line is required to evacuate power kV.Sunkoshi Hub . Barhabise S/S and Lapsifedi SS by generated from the projects situated in the 400/220 kV. The estimated Project (Tulasipur) – New Butwal transmission line Cost is USD 16 Million. Ramechhap in Eastern Region of Nepal 400 kV substation at New Lumki and 765kV two (2) projects : (a) Arun Hub –Tingla . (i) Arun Hub-Tingla. 400 kV TL and SS in Eastern Region of Nepal: „ the 400 kV substation at Upper Karnali To strengthen the transmission system and power „ New Kohalpur(Tulasipur)-New Lumki evacuation from power plants in districts like (Dododhara)-New Attaraiya 400 kV Double Sankhuwasabha. 160 MVA. The proposed TL route and automated and be operated remotely from Control SS under the scope of detail study and engineering Centre. PMD has prepared a project engineering design is supposed to be completed for automation of existing grid SS.Dhalkebar or 400 kV susbtations at New Attariya. SS is required to be uprated to 400 kV.There will be all together 6 (six) Control design are as follows: Center for the operation and control of the SS. circuit transmission lines. improvement of grid „ the 132 kV Double circuit Chinchu (Surkhet)- reliability. Solukhumbu. lengthening the life of the equipment and Subakuna (Surkhet) and 132 kV substation improvement of organizational effectiveness. Proposals submitted from the of existing grid SS to have efÀcient. Solukhumbu. Estimated line length of 400 kV PMD has strongly felt the need of automation double circuitArun Hub – Tingla – DhalkebarTLis 116 Nepal Electricity Authority . The detail study and NEA grid system. This project is New Kohalpur (Tulasipur) very important for NEA in the sense of reduction of ongoing operational cost.Dhalkebar 400kV the New Khimti – Barhabise – Kathmandu transmission line and associated substations at Transmission Line Section Likhu. Financial assistance for construction 220 kV SS along this TL route (i) study and detail design will be sought from ADB New Khimti SS (ii) Barhabise SS and (iii) Lapsifedi as it has been listed in ADB Pipe line projects. Sunkoshi Hub and substation expansion at As in near future New Khimti – Barhabise – New Khimti and Dhalkebar has been formulated. ADB is positive to provide and 400 kV substations at New Butwal and Ànancial assistance for this project. and associated Dolakha. 630 MVA. Uprating 220kV Substations to 400 kV along . 400 kV Transmission line and associated substation at Arun Hub and Tingla (b) Tingla – Likhu 2. Eastern hilly region of Nepal especially in the districts of Sankhuwasabha. at Subakuna (Surkhet) 4. reliable and shortlisted consultants are under evaluation and automatic operation of the grid system. 3.

necessary actions will be Bay extension at existing Dhalkebar SS has been initiated for Ànancing. automation. PMD will initiate the study of this project by early 2018. Army. cy Enhancement Project (2nd phase) grid stabilization. Total three numbers of power potential of theLikhu. Estimated cost of the Project Cost is USD 208 Million. Estimated Project Cost is USD 230 Million. 6. deferral value and Áexibility. reliability.New Khimti-Sunkoshi Hub-Dhalkebar this project has been formulated. As stages. This project 400kV Transmission Line Project comprises the construction of 75 kM 220 kV double This 400 kV double circuit Tingla. Prime Minister OfÀce and different This project is enlisted in ADB Pipeline projects. This as one of the best option. Maharajgunj. Police headquarters. installation of the ongoing Power Transmission and of grid connected Battery Energy Storage System Distribution EfÀciency Enhancement Project (BESS) in the proximity of grid SS is considered Ànanced by ADB under Loan No. ministry at Singhadurbar area. Estimated best opportunity for NEA. Power Transmission and Distribution EfÀcien- energy management of generating station. Bhaktapur limited power transfer capability of existing under and Lalitpur districts are proposed. smart metering etc. The estimated cost of the project is USD advised by ADB. Prime minister PMD is carrying out the detail study of this project Quarter at Baluwatar. nine (9) Distribution Centers of Kathmandu Valley dedicated feeder and uninterruptable power and all fourteen (13) Metropolitan and Sub- supply to the President OfÀce and residence at metropolitan cities outside Katmandu valley. land acquisition Theestimated length ofthe line is 165km. project is USD 150 Million. After Arun Hub and 315 MVA at Tingla Hub including the study and Àndings. business complex. Tamakoshi 220/132 kV SS of 400 MVA each and 132/11 and Sunkoshiriver basins &corridorsand the kV SS of 90 MVA each at Kathmandu. Storage System (BESS) In the perspective of energy arbitrage. power quality. and Planned to be executed by 2019 in different hospitals. Two new for TL and SS construction is being very tough. loss This project is supposed to be continuation reduction. 3542. The assignment will Nepal Electricity Authority 117 . 630 MVA at Sunkoshi Hub such using monopole for TL along the outer ring and at Likhu Hub and Bay extension at existing road and initiating construction along with is the New Khimti SS has also been planned. as SS. Kathmandu Valley 220kV Ring Main Project To meet the future demand of Kathmandu Valley (ii) Tingla.) of remaining Kathmandu valley in context of load management. spill 7. of viable size of BESS in the substations inside undergrounding. PROJECT MANAGEMENT DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 185 km. 630 MVA at be for two and half (2. Khimti. ADB will be 5. circuit line on monopole along the proposed outer Sunkoshi Hub-Dhalkebartransmission line has ring road being developed by Kathmandu Valley been plannedkeeping in the mind of huge hydro Development Authority. Due to rapid construction 220kV line from Khimti to Dhalkebar. Grid Connected Battery Energy requested for Ànancing this Project. proposed. TOR for Consultant has been 560 Million and its breakdown is given in table prepared and submitted.New Khimti. Technical Assistance project is formulated for the transmission system has been requested to ADB to procure consulting expansion and distribution system modernization services for NEA for detail study and construction (Distribution system reinforcement.5) months period. Two new 400/220 kV SS. each 400/220 kV. factories etc. urbanization in Kathmandu valley.

Description MUSD A Transmission System Reinforcement 55 132/11 kV.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Amount S. 30Km. Lagankhel. 2 x 45 MVA GIS S/S at Koteswor & Thapathali including construction of 132 or 1 50 66kV underground lines of approx. 166 Thimi. Smart metering for above DC (300. Bhaktapur. Kuleshwor. 2 Upgradation work of existing Teku Substation 5 B Distribution Network Modernization and Reinforcement B1 Kathmandu Valley (Remaining Distribution Centers from ongoing PTDEP) 199 Remaining Nine (9) Distribution Centres ( Balaju. Kirtipur. 1. Baneswar) 2. Jorpati.N. Pulchowk.000 Nos) 17 3 Procurement of Distribution Transformer of various size (>200kVA) (2000 Nos) 14 Upgrading of existing switching station and construction of new switching station (sites to be 4 2 con¿rmed after study) Outside Kathmandu Valley (Distribution Centers Metropolitan and Sub-metropolitan cities 306 B2 across Nepal) 1 Bharatpur 25 2 Pokhara 30 3 Biratnagar 35 Dharan 16 4 Itahari 15 5 Birgunj 19 6 Janakpur 25 7 Hetauda 25 8 Butwal 15 9 Ghorahi 22 10 Tulsipur 15 11 Nepalgunj 27 12 Dhangadhi 17 13 Bhimdutta 20 GRAND TOTAL 560 118 Nepal Electricity Authority .

of hydropower in the nation. holds „ Support the Development of Hydropower a strong assurance from CHPCL by both technical Projects in Nepal and internationally by and managerial aspects. being a subsidiary Strategy company with 100% ownership of CHPCL. investigation. Repair & Maintenance . feasibility study. detail engineering . Testing. „ In house experienced technical experts in Hydropower. MW Chilime hydropower project.1 MW) holds a supervision along with due diligence study prestigious history of constructing a project which has its own complete experience in engineering „ Give consulting services in Electromechanical. NEA’S SUBSIDIARY AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 NEA’S SUBSIDIARY AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES CHILIME HYDROPOWER COMPANY LIMITED Engineering including Electro-mechanical. Limited (CHPCL) as pre-dominant share-holder and contains 100% ownership of CHPCL. ChesCo's Scope main motive is to develop the skilled manpower „ Provide engineering services to the and give complete hydropower solution for the Government and other private companies sustainable hydropower development. ChesCo related to different hydropower projects has a strong technical team to handle the various running under Government as well as project assignments. The company is initiated of hydropower projects from small to more and invested by Chilime Hydropower Company than 100MW size. The other beneÀts optimally utilizing the locally available working with ChesCo are as follows: Technical Resources and Manpower. environment Background studies. On top of the glorious history private Sectors of CHPCL. planning. construction Chilime Hydropower project (22. „ Rehabilitation works of hydropower projects The statement is justiÀed by the 51% share of NEA in CHPCL. and ChesCo. (ChesCo) was established to give complete „ Key experts are already involved in design engineering and services for hydropower project and construction supervision of different size development in Nepal. in identiÀcation of projects. Chilime Engineering and Services Company Ltd. it should also be noted that CHPCL has a strong collaboration with government of Nepal. Having many Project Management and training works hydropower projects under construction. Civil and Environmental Nepal Electricity Authority 119 . site supervision transmission and distribution lines survey including operation and maintenance of 22. design and management. Hydro-mechanical Study and other Design Introduction works. It was long way „ Provide broad engineering services on back when there wasn’t substantial development Operation.1 and design works.

5 MW. 07 m3/ sec at an exceedence SUHEP Weir and Intake of Q40. Energy Sanjen (Upper) 14. EM Works: Manufacturing SHEP.57 m3/sec at an exceedence of Q40. Syphon in Chhipchung Khola is 50% Sanjen Jalvidhyut Company Ltd. has been concluded and survey works started.5 MW HM Works: Manufacturing of Gate. Powerhouse slope excavation is ongoing. Chhipchung Khola Headworks Company Limited. Penstock are completed.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Our Projects The progress status of Sanjen (Upper) in this Àscal year is: Civil Works: Headrace tunnel excavation Project: Sanjen Hydroelectric Project (SHEP) completed. EM 2010 A. of penstock pipes is almost completed. Works: Manufacturing of major EM equipment SANJEN JALVIDHYUT COMPANY LTD. Flushing Canal completed.8 MW and Dissipating Valve (EDV) and Inlet Valve completed. 5250 m Sanjen Hydroelectric Project (SUHEP) are the has been completed.8 MW is approximately 55% projects from each powerhouse to Chilime Hub and Sanjen is approximately 45%. two hydro projects Sanjen (Upper) 14. is developing completed. 90% completed. lower scheme of the cascade has the of major EM equipment such as Turbines. 120 Nepal Electricity Authority . Generator.3 m.5 MW at a gross head of Generators. Powerhouse excavation projects being developed by Sanjen Jalavidhyut completed and raft foundation of powerhouse Company Limited (SJCL) located at 150 km road is in progress. The design discharge of the project is 11. The design discharge of the project is Valve (EDV) and Inlet Valves completed. Penstock and Trash Rack length of headrace tunnel from headrace inlet to Cleaning Machine (TRCM) are completed. installed capacity of 42. is: Civil Works: Tunnel excavation including penstock tunnels and adit tunnels from 700 Sanjen Hydroelectric Project (SHEP) and Upper m at start to 2500m out of approx. The total Manufacturing of Gate. headworks is almost 90 % Ànished. a company promoted by Chilime Hydropower 90% Ànished. Ànal support is ongoing. Energy Dissipating 442. and Sanjen 42.D. 70% completed. The total length of headrace tunnel from The progress status of Sanjen in this Àscal year headrace inlet to the Surge tank is 1397 m. The Inlet Slope excavation in head distance towards north-west of Kathmandu. balancing Sanjen Jalavidhyut Company Limited (SJCL) is pond embankment earthwork Àlling is approx. Project: Upper Sanjen Hydroelectric Project (SUHEP) „ Task: Design and construction supervision „ Status: Ongoing SUHEP has an installed capacity of 14. Transformers. such as Turbine. Sanjen was established in and Desander is almost 60% completed. Delivery the surge tank is 3629 m.8 MW and and Sanjen 42. Intake and „ Task: Design and construction supervision Weir approx. Transformer.8 MW at a gross head of 161. The overall progress of the Contract of Transmission Line Works for both Sanjen (Upper) 14.0 m. Bypass canal completed „ Status: Ongoing and Desander approx. HM Works: 11.

Type & No: Francis.5%). It is evident Hydropower Company Ltd. The public company. Vertical Axis & 3 contractors. After continuous efforts with Powerhouse type and size: Underground. promoted by Chilime Hydropower installed capacity of 111 MW and the annual Company Limited (CHPCL) and Nepal Electricity energy generation will be 613. The company is developing Rasuwagadhi Key Features of the Project: Hydroelectric Project (RGHEP) having capacity Type of Project: Run-of-River(ROR) of 111 MW in Rasuwa district.75 MVA pace.5m series of discussions and meetings with the Turbine.875 GWh. Authority (NEA).: 3 phase Synchronous AC. 2068. Migmatite and road of 150 km North from Kathmandu. The headworks site is about 400m downstream from RASUWAGADHI HYDROPOWER the conÁuence of Kerung and Lende khola which COMPANY LIMITED are the Boundary Rivers between Nepal and Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Company Limited China. 2068. The debt requirement has been managed from Employees The construction of the project has been Provident Fund (EPF). Also company share constitutes Depositors of EPF (19. dia. Annual Energy Generation 613. heavy rainfall during last year monsoon Desander. The road from Simbu to Tatopani. 1 and 2) of Rasuwa district. General Public and Employees of the Company (15%) and Local (10%). 35. For the agreement signed on 22nd Marg. (4. 132kV Double Circuit up to Chilime Hub from debt and equity with ratio of 50:50. Voltage 10km.3m x 15. The project has now been scheduled to be Installed Capacity: 111. been resumed from 25th November 2016 and Turbine Unit Capacity 38. equity portion has the investment proportion of company has made major contribution to public 51% promoter share and 49% public share. but the devastating earthquake of April Headwork: OverÀow diversion Weir with Undersluice and Side 2015. Employees of Promoter & Investor Institutions education etc.50 MW each Generator. 2019. under the long term loan categorized into three different Lots.00m3/s accessed with Kathmandu -Trisuli -Rasuwagadhi Geology: Quartzite.55GWh requirement for the construction of the project T/L length. was established in Shrawan 17. The project is a run-of-river type having (RGHPCL). 76. maintenance promoter share comprises of 33% from Chilime of Goljung to Thambuchet road.5%).87GWh Dry Months Energy 84. As per the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Nepal Electricity Authority. (including maximum of that company has given Àrst priority to local in 3% from VDCs and DDC of Rasuwa district) and job placement as out of 125 employee of the 18% from Nepal Electricity Authority. the project construction works have Nos. The project is Design Discharge (Q40): 80.32GWh The company has planned to manage the capital Wet Months Energy 529.9 m 2017. Type and Size: Underground (3 and subsequent landslides at access road and in -125mx15mx12m) the project site have severely affected the project Headrace Tunnel length and size: 4203m. The Gneiss Rock project was planned to be completed in August Gross Head: 167. The Nepal Electricity Authority 121 . has contribution in public water supply. health. the expected Rasuwagadhi Hydroelectric Project commercial operation date of the both project 01 The project is located in Thuman and Timure January 2019. around 85 are locals. village (ward no. Capacity & No. -6m~7m construction works. NEA’S SUBSIDIARY AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).0 MW completed on 31st Dec. the construction works are ongoing at greater 3x43.0m.

For the construction of Lot 2: Electromechanical Works. The overall progress of massive landslides in the public road as well as the project construction in this package is the project work fronts. 2015 earthquake but it was completely Àlled with debris after was impressive and was in line with the scheduled the earthquake. The project been completed. Electromechanical Works. reviewing tunnel and underground desander is continue the designs submitted by the contractors and co. for Lot 2: river near to Adit 2 has now been completed. and support works is ongoing. contract agreement was signed with M/S The progress summary of the major project VOITH Hydro Pvt. 2017. The excavation of headrace supervising the construction works. vertical penstock shaft and surge shaft has Kathmandu on 15th June. Ltd. For Lot 3: Transmission Line completed. M/S SMEC International Tunnel out of 4203m has been excavated with Pty. Ltd. Similarly. The underground works in the works which includes construction of about 10 powerhouseandtransformercavernexcavation km long 132 kV double circuit transmission line. and the desander intake tunnel excavation and coordinating the contractors for smooth operation support works has been completed.. Timure has been stopped and Construction (EPC) contract model.. on buildings) on the right bank of the Bhotekoshi 5th January. The re-excavation and the time as per PPA. Ltd. 2014. The contractor has mobilized and fuels due to the blockade. Procurement on Ghatte khola. The pilot tunnel the contract agreement has been signed with excavation using raise boring machine for M/S Mudbary and Joshi Construction Pvt. successful in remobilizing the contractor on 25th Nov 2016 and resumption of construction works Lot 2: Electro-Mechanical Works of the project. the contract agreement Lot 1: Civil and Hydro-Mechanical Works was signed with M/S VOITH Hydro Pvt. of undersluice/ intake area upto foundation level and jet grouting piles for foundation Present Status of the Project treatment was completed before earthquake The work progress before April. 122 Nepal Electricity Authority . Contract Agreement has been signed with carried out. maintenance of the 16 km long Lot 3: Transmission Line Works 11 kV transmission line for the construction For the construction of Lot 3: Transmission Line power of the project is continuously being Works. (CWE). About 1220m Headrace Consultant for Lot 1 & 2. 2014. after the hard time foundation works of intake and undersluice faced as a result of the aforesaid earthquake has been completed and concreting works followed by the scarcity of construction materials is ongoing. activities are as follows: The contractor has been mobilised and the 1. However. India z All access tunnels (adits) has already been on 31st July. Ltd. the Company has been approximately 40%. z Because of the continuous landslides during rainy season. Excavation of construction work activities. and due to the about 185 Chinese and 518 Nepalese heavy rainfall in the last year monsoon creating manpower at site. 2014. the due to safety risk and the construction of contract agreement was signed with M/S China Employer's temporary camp facilities (Pre-fab International Water and Electric Corp. India on 31st July. Infrastructure works detail design and manufacturing of the project components is ongoing. Australia has been continuously primary support.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 construction of Lot 1: Civil and Hydro-Mechanical z The construction of Employer's Camp Facilities Works under Engineering.

The contractor is now undergoing out of which NRs. The leased private land for temporary MADHYA BHOTEKOSHI HYDROELECTRIC usage stands at 191.89 hectares of government located in Sindhupalchowk District of Bagmati land including community forest is required Zone of the Central Development Region. Check survey estimated compensatory amount for private of overall length of line has been completed by lands’ acquisition stands at NRs. for short-term lease (muck disposals) and only I. 2. equity investment will be made from 51% promoter Lot 3: Transmission line and substation contract share and 49% public share. The approval on the use of government requirement from Debt and Equity under the debt land including community forest is currently in its equity ratio of 50:50 excluding IDC cost. The Kathmandu on 15th June.11 hectares lie in the three different (MBJCL).24 Million has already been detail design of the line components. is constructing Middle lie in the Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project Bhotekoshi Hydroelectric Project (102 MW) of Marming VDC.80 hectares is necessary for construction of permanent structures like Headworks. The model. distributed. NEA’S SUBSIDIARY AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Details of shareholdings are as follows: II. for 374 ropani has already been distributed. and 4. 389. Nepal Electricity Authority 123 . 12. The government PROJECT (MBKHEP-102MW) land including community forest required for the project purpose is 14. Major Project Activities The activities of the project are summarized below: 1. closure has been made for the debt part which is managed through a long term loan agreement Lot 2: Electromechanical works on PDB contract with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF).69 hectares out of Madhya Bhotekoshi Jalavidyut Company Ltd. Financial Ànal stage with the Updated EMP (Environmental Management Plan). Capital Structure 1. Construction Activities The Construction works are divided into following three contract packages excluding the construction of camp facilities for employer & consultant: Lot 1: Civil and Hydro-mechanical works on EPC contract model. model to be Ànalized. the private land constitutes Project Supervision from High Level about 374 ropani for which the acquisition Management process has completed and the compensations M/S Mudbary and Joshi Construction Pvt. a subsidiary of Chilime Jalavidyut community forest of Gati VDC. 2017. Access The Company has planned to manage its capital Roads etc.54 hectares Company Limited. which 10. 374.24 Million the Contractor.5 ropani. Ltd.. Land acquisition Activities: Among the land required for construction and other purposes.

Site 11. 124 Nepal Electricity Authority . 2014. 2014. 2.1. „ Excavation.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 View of Power.112 meter is being carried out. Camp Facility. Adit 2 . and operational. Major achievements by Contractor for LOT 1 are as The work progress of the Contractor for LOT follows: 1 is slow due to series of natural disasters like Jure landslide of Aug 02. manufacturing of major components/equipment are in progress and being delivered to site. 2015 and series of completed by Himal Hydro on Jan 2013 has aftershocks thereafter. invert lining. The construction of the camp facilities for the „ Batching Plant at Head Works is in operation employer company and its consultant is completed & Camp facilities for Contractors completed. „ Aggregate crushing plant has been installed 2. Barhabise substation hub and the topographical survey works for transmission line is completed. The contract agreement with the LOT 1 contractor „ New Laboratory Building is completed and was made on Jan 01. 2016 too added to the existing woes. followed by the „ Adit-1 tunnel (250m long.3 LOT 2 Electromechanical Works ready for river diversion.1. „ Adit-2 tunnel and Adit 3 Tunnel completed. from September 2015 and the Áash Áood of July 5. The six months and long been enlarged by Contractor for LOT 1 through unofÀcial economic Indian Blockade continued lowering invert by 1 meter. 2014 and „ Geological boreholes completed.1. Contract agreement was made with M/s Andritz Hydro Private Limited. Adit 3.House Area:. „ Construction of Access Roads to Adit-1. Adit-2 The detailed design is almost completed and and Surge Tank accomplished.Powerhouse Excavation.1. the commencement date September 09. inlet portal and outlet structure of Diversion Tunnel completed and 2.2 Lot 1: Civil and hydro-mechanical works and operational. 2014 and the work operational now. Storage yard 2.5m diameter) great earthquake of April 25. commencement date was Feb 11. 2014.4 LOT 3 Transmission Line and Substation: „ Headworks slope excavation in progress The project has renewed the survey license for „ HRT Excavation with completed length of 220 kV Transmission line from powerhouse to 1. India on July 10.1 Construction of Camp facilities for „ Power house excavation and support has Employer and Consultant been completed.

6 nos.45km. 3. 2 Billion each.134m. construction tailrace tunnel. NT will invest NRs. synchronous generators and 18 (plus 1 the construction schedule is shifted by two years spare) single phase transformers. whereas of Dolakha district (10%). UPPER TAMAKOSHI HYDROPOWER LIMITED (UTKHPL) Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) & Financial Arrangement UTKHPL was established on 09 March 2007 As per the PPA signed with NEA on 29 December as an autonomous public company for the 2010. NEA and UTKHPL staffs concluded on 12 May 2011 for the required debt (3.1 of Dolakha district in Central Development Region of Nepal. as well as natural calamities.84%) and staffs of debtor institutions (2. The company has already through debt-equity ratio of 70:30. Furthermore. and owing to these. x 6m size and length 8. The major components of the project are as follows: „ 22 m high and 60 m long diversion dam integrated Head-Works Excavation works with 35 m wide intake.28%). 11.6 m diameter penstock of length 1. Similarly. „ 3 km long project was June 15. „ Headrace been started and draft TOR is on the Process of tunnel having inverted D-shape section with 6m approval.06 per unit at Commercial Ànancial resources. 2017.88%). As per the separate loan agreements. the average purchase Citizen Investment Trust (CIT) and Rastriya Beema rate will remain as NRs. double circuit 220 kV transmission line from Gongar to New Khimti Sub-station.30 per unit throughout Sansthan (RBS) with stakes of 41%. The project is a daily peaking run-of-the river project of installed capacity 456 MW with a live storage volume sufÀcient for four hours daily peaking operation in the driest month.08 Billion Nepal. „ 47 km long and New completion date is 30th June 2019. vertical shaft Pelton Turbines. 5. „ 3.5 m). one of the national pride projects of decided to provide loan up to NRs. The Ànancial issued the shares to the contributors in Employees’ closure with all Ànancial institutions has been Provident Fund (17. Nepal Telecom (NT). Government of Nepal (GoN) has UTKHEP. 6%. The project will generate 2. Construction planning and scheduling (142m x 13m x 25 m) along with a transformer The planned commercial operation date of the cavern (167m x 13m x 17. 6 Billion as loan.50 per unit for the base year Hydroelectric Project (UTKHEP) utilizing domestic (2010/11) and NRs 4. „ Electro-mechanical equipment activities of project has been disturbed by social consisting of 6 nos. NEA’S SUBSIDIARY AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 No. portion. However. the average purchase rates have been construction and operation of Upper Tamakoshi Àxed as NRs. After 9 years of COD with the company belong to NEA. „ Powerhouse cavern III. 2% and the tenure of PPA. CIT Project Features and RBS will provide loans of NRs. The remaining 25% of equity capital have been EPF will invest NRs. annual escalation of 3%. „ 225 m long and 26 Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) has m wide each twin settling basin. ward Nepal Electricity Authority 125 . 10 Billion as loan and NRs allocated to General Public (15%) and Residents 2 Billion as debenture in the project. is located in Bigu Rural Municipality.281 GWh of energy annually with the available gross head of 822 m and design discharge of 66 m3/s. The project is being Ànanced 2% shares respectively. The majority shares (51%) of Operation Date (COD).

126 Nepal Electricity Authority . Lot 4 Contractor has 2017/18. remaining civil works including installation foundation works. Contract Lot Name of Contractors Sinohydro Corporation Ltd. the powerhouse of Sunkoshi power plant of NEA. Main inlet valves foundation works. The Lot of Sunkoshi Power plant.5% 2 Headrace Tunnel Excavation 93% A temporary diversion was made across 3 Powerhouse/Transformer Caverns 100.0% transportation of heavy consignment of hydro- 5 P/H and Transformer Caverns Concrete 83. 1 Headworks Concrete 89.Civil Works China Lot 2 – Hydro. The Contractor has completed all design the Project Site and a few electro-mechanical and fabrication works except for some additional equipments are temporarily stored in the premise works required after design modiÀcation. The Lot 4 Contractor 3 Contractor has installed all six turbine spiral is continuously engaged with the remaining distributors as well as housings. erection of towers for the for unit 1 to 4 and water cooling systems for the transmission line.Mechanical and 3 Andritz Hydro GmbH.Transmission 4 Line & Substation KEC International Ltd. The design and manufacturing of is as follows: most of the equipment to be installed in the New SN Project Components Progress Khimti Sub-station has been completed. India Works J/V Norconsult AS (Norway) –Lahmeyer International GmbH (Germany) has been entrusted as the Engineer/Consultant for construction supervision of the Project.N.5% by the end of the Àscal year 2073/74 (2016/17). mechanical Equipment and also the branch pipes whereas the Lot 3 Contractor has transported from Unit 1 to Unit 4 in the Powerhouse have been most of the electro mechanical equipment to erected. However. Project Status The project is being implemented with four separate contract lots listed as below: S. India Lot 3 . The project has achieved overall physical progress of 90. Austria Electrical Works Lot 4 . erected 76% (96 out of 127) of works are expected to be completed by Àscal year towers of transmission line.8% mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment. 6 Tailrace Tunnel Concrete Lining Works 13.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 as the gap funding during implementation of the project..0% Sunkoshi River at Khadichaur to facilitate the Excavation 4 Tailrace Tunnel Excavation 100. 1 Lot 1 ..4% The Lot 2 Contractor has transported all branch The Lot 2 Contractor has installed second stage pipes as well as lower bend to the project site and embedded parts such as guide frames. also completed 11% (5km out of 47km) conductor The breakdown of progress in major Civil Works stringing works. in spite of some land same have been installed. sill beams has temporarily stored some penstock pipes in and wall plates of most of the Headworks Hydro.. The Lot 4 Contractor acquisition problem arised in the substation has completed 91% (116 out of 127) of tower site. Texmaco Rail & Engineering 2 mechanical Works Ltd.

Managing Director. Directorate. a new Integrated Time Schedule comprising water on in Headrace Tunnel on 30 June 2018 and starting of generation from Àrst unit in July and starting of generation from all units in December 2018 has been established.5 Billion Rupees for recovery of losses and damages due the devastating earthquake. The management of THL is entrusted to a Board of Directors which is constituted as follows: 1. Dam Site of Tanahu Hydropower Project Nepal Electricity Authority 127 .0 Million. NEA : Chairman 2. Finance Directorate. NEA: Member 3. DMD. THL: Member The approved cost estimate of the project prior Background of Project: to bidding of different construction lots and The feasibility study of the project was carried consultancy services in different stages was 456 out by NEA from July 2000 to July 2001. Lot 1 Contractor as the insuring party has lodged the interim claim of about 2. In addition.4 Million as an advance payment for rectiÀcation of losses and damages caused by the earthquake and it is in the process for additional USD 2. under Erection All Risk (EAR) insurance policy. J-Power upgraded the MUS$ as of December 2016 because of increase Feasibility in June 2007. In consideration of the delay of almost one year due to the earthquakes and blockade in the border. NEA: Member Project Cost & Schedule 4. NEA’S SUBSIDIARY AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 TANAHU HYDROPOWER LIMITED Tanahu Hydropower Limited (THL) is established as a subsidiary company of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) in 2012 to develop Tanahu Hydropower Project (formerly. Engg. process has been initiated by submitting all required documents for additional USD 4 Million. In accordance with the assistance from the Asian Development Bank Contractor All Risk (CAR) insurance policy. The project cost has been forecasted as 512 Cooperation Agency (JICA). The Detail Engineering in time and scope of works and also risks arisen Design of the project was conducted by J-Power due to various reasons such as earthquakes and from April 2011 to Sept. Similarly. Under MUS$ excluding Interest during Construction the technical assistance of Japan International (IDC). Upper Seti Hydropower Project). DMD. the Lot 3 Contractor has received the interim advance payment of USD 3 Million for placing the order of lost and damaged electro-mechanical equipment. The Lot 1 Contractor has received USD 2. 2015 under technical design modiÀcation etc. the (ADB). Managing Director.

A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17

Key Features of Project: water lowering gates of size 3.8m x 3.8m, two sets
of sediment Áushing facilities of size 5m x 5m with
The Project site is located nearby Damauli,
steel liners and a 160m long steel penstock pipe.
the district headquarters of Tanahu District of
The electro-mechanical equipment consists of
two units of Francis Turbines with the maximum
output of 71.8MW each coupled with a three
phase synchronous generator of maximum output
82.3 MVA. A 36.9 km long 220 kV double circuits
Transmission line will evacuate the generated
power to the New Bharatpur Substation.
Additionally, the Project will electrify 18 VDCs of
the district with two new 33/11 kV sub-stations
through the Rural ElectriÀcation (RE) Program.

Funding Arrangement
Construction of Camp Facilities
The total project cost is estimated to be USD 505
Western Development Region, about 150 km
million as of January 2013.The project is being
west of Kathmandu. The storage type Project is
co-funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB),
envisaged to have an installed capacity of 140
the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
MW with a design discharge of 131 m3/s and a
and the European Investment Bank (EIB). The
gross head of 126 m. The average annual energy
Ànancing plan is shown below:
generation after outage is estimated to be 474.2
GWh, of which, the dry season Energy is 171.5 Source Amount in MUSD
GWh and the wet season Energy is 302.7 GWh. Asian Development Bank 150
Japan International Cooperation Agency 184
The Project is designed for minimum six hours of European Investment Bank 85
peaking operation even during the driest month Government of Nepal /Nepal Electricity 86
Authority
of the year. The main components of the Project Total 505
are as follows:
Project Supervision Consultant
„ A 140 m high concrete gravity dam with a
crest length of 215 m on Seti River creating Contract agreement was signed with M/S Lahmeyer
a reservoir with a total surface area of 7.26 International GmbH, in association with Manitoba
km2 at FSL of 415 masl; Hydro International as Project Supervision
Consultant (PSC) on June 29, 2015. The Consultant
„ A 1,162 m long 7.4 m diameter headrace
tunnel;
„ A 61.5 m high restricted oriÀce type surge
shaft of internal diameter 28m;
„ An underground powerhouse of dimensions
89m long x 22m wide x 44m high ;
„ A 243 m long 7.4m diameter tailrace tunnel to
discharge the tail water back into Seti River;

The hydro-mechanical equipment consists of four
spillway radial gates of size 12.8m x 18.7m, two Construction of 33/11 kV Sub-station

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NEA’S SUBSIDIARY AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES FISCAL YEAR 2016/17

will provide services for twelve years including 5 Access Road from Chapaghat to Dam Site
years of plant operation after the completion of the
In parallel, construction of the 3,234m long access
Project.
road from Chapaghat to Beni Patan (toward the
Bidding Process dam site area) is ongoing. Surfacing dressing
course (DBST) of 2,400m length from Chapaghat
After the pre-qualiÀcation process, THL issued a
to RCC Bridge has been completed. It is expected
notice of Invitation for Bids from eligible applicants
that this section of access road will be completed
for Package 1 (Headworks and River Diversion) and
by September, 2017.
Package 2 (Waterway, Powerhouse and Related
Equipment) on 01 February 2017. Out of 5 pre- Camp Facilities
qualiÀed bidders for Package 1, the following 3
All together 33 nos. of buildings, (28 nos. of
bidders submitted their bids on 17 May, 2017, the
residential buildings, 1 Guest house, 1 health
deadline for bid submission:
post, 2 restaurants and 1 guard house) are to be
„ M/S Jayprakash Associates Limited, India constructed for camp facilities. Foundation works
of 28 buildings have been completed so far. It is
„ China Gezhouba Group of Company, China
expected to complete the construction of camp
„ CMC Di Ravenna, Italy facilities by the end of December, 2017.
Similarly, out of 3 pre-qualiÀed bidders for Package Construction Power Sub-Station:
2, only the following 2 bidders submitted their bids
on 07 June 2017, the deadline for bid submission:
A 33/11 kV Sub-station of capacity 6/8 MVA for
construction power supply is under construction
„ CMC Di Ravenna, Italy nearby the camp site.
„ Sinohydro Corporation Limited, China
The received bids for both packages are being
Power transformer and all accessories have
evaluated by PSC and Bid Evaluation Committee
been delivered to the site and are in the phase
of THL. The Bidding Documents for Package-3
of installation. The control building along with
(Transmission Line & Sub-station) are being almost all civil works have been completed. It is
prepared by PSC. expected that the construction of the Sub-station
will be completed by October, 2017.
Pre-Construction Activities
Rock Mechanical Test inside Test Adit
Access Road from RCC Bridge to Powerhouse
Required preparatory works (including all core
Total length of access road from RCC Bridge to the
drilling) to carry out Rock Mechanical Tests are
powerhouse along the right bank of Seti River is
being carried out by Soil, Rock and Concrete
3,314m. The road from RCC Bridge to the camp
Laboratory (SRCL) of NEA. Five numbers of block
area is 2,000m long and the pavement surface will
shear tests have been completed, whereas
be Double Bituminous Surface Treatment (DBST).
Borehole Slotter Tests will be commenced, as
The construction of cross drainage and retaining
soon as the core drilling works are completed.
structures has been completed along with the
track opening up to the proposed powerhouse Power Purchase Agreement
site. After completion of Sub grade preparation,
As further processing of the PPA application,
laying sub-base and base course is being carried
NEA and THL have Ànalized the salient features
out. It is expected that this section of the road will
of the Project along with the Estimated Energy
be completed by the end of August, 2017.
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for power evacuation. Subsequently, THL has The compensation distribution will be continued
submitted the application for the Grid Connection in the current FY 2017/18.
Agreement. Presently, the Grid Impact Study
(GIS) of the Project is being carried out by System
Engagement of ESMSP
Planning Department of NEA as a pre-requisite for THL has established the Environmental and
the Grid Connection Agreement. Upon conclusion Social Monitoring Unit (ESMU) in order to
of the Grid Connection Agreement, negotiations implement the environmental monitoring and
for the PPA will be initiated. social safeguard activities. As provisioned in the
Project Administration Manual, an International
Supplementary EIA for Upgrading Generation Àrm as Environmental and Social Management
License from 127 MW to 140 MW: Service Provider (ESMSP) will be engaged for
THL has signed a contract with Environmental supporting ESMU. The EoI documents along with
& Social Study Department (ESSD) of NEA for the complete ToR have been submitted to the
carrying out required supplementary EIA. After ADB for approval. After receiving the concurrence
incorporating all comments from Department of from the ADB, the EoI notice for engagement of
Electricity Development (DOED) in SEIA prepared ESMSP will be issued.
by ESSD, Ministry of Energy has forwarded
the report to the Ministry of Population and
Future Development: Lower Seti (Tanahu) HEP:
Environment (MoPE) for the Ànal approval. THL envisages to further develop Lower Seti
After approval of SEIA by MoPE, the process for (Tanahu) Hydropower Project located about 15 km
upgrading the generation license from installed downstream of the tailrace of Tanahu Hydropower
capacity of 127 MW to 140 MW will be initiated. Project. The proposed project will utilize the
Áows of Madi Khola in addition to the regulated
SIEE for New Route Alignment of Transmission: discharge of Seti River from Tanahu Hydropower
THL has submitted the SIEE report prepared by Project. The installed capacity of the Project has
a Local Consultant- IESM to DoED for approval. been computed to be 92,000 kW with a design
A presentation was organized at DoED and the discharge of 130.8 m3/s and a gross head of 85
revised SIEE report has been submitted after m. The main components of the project are a 45
incorporating the comments received so far. After m high concrete gravity dam, a double chambered
the approval of the SIEE, construction license of underground desilting basis of size 180m x 16m
Damauli - Bharatpur 220 kV Transmission Line x 20m, a 5.5 km long headrace tunnel of 8m
will be issued by DOED. diameter, a 55 m high surge tank of diameter 18m,
a supported steel penstock of length 100m and a
Compensation Distribution for Land Acquisition surface powerhouse of dimensions 60m x 24m
After determination of the compensation rate x 43m on the right bank of Trishuli River nearby
by the Compensation Determination Committee Gaighat. THL has applied for the Survey License
(CDC), THL has distributed about NRs 450 million of Generation with the submission of required
for the land acquisition and resettlement costs documents along with license fees to DoED. Upon
within the reservoir area in the FY 2016/17. So receipt of the Survey License of Generation, THL
far, 215 affected households out of a total 335 intends to receive technical assistance from ADB/
affected HHs have collected their compensation JICA for preparation of Detail Project Report (DPR)
payment. of the Project.

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Turbine Unit Capacity: 19.2~6m Powerhouse type and size: Surface. The company aims submitted their Bids by the stipulated deadline Nepal Electricity Authority 131 . The Project Upper Trishuli 3B Hydroelectric Project is a cascade scheme of Upper Trishuli 3A Hydroelectric Project (60 MW).8(H) m Headrace Tunnel length and size: 3666 m .88 GWh Wet Months(16 Jestha-15 Mangsir) Energy: 157. Vertical Axis & 2 Nos. Capacity & No: 3 phase Synchronous AC.59 GWh Dry Months(16 Mangsir-15 Jestha) Energy: 134. 37. 5. The installed capacity of the Project is 37 MW and annual energy generation after outage is 292. Key Features of the Project : Type of the project: Cascade Development of UT3A HEP Design Discharge (Q70): 51 m3/s Maximum Gross Head: 90 m Head Pond size : 29m(L) x 5. NEA’S SUBSIDIARY AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 TRISHULI JAL VIDHYUT COMPANY LIMITED 1. 132kV Single Circuit to Proposed Trishuli 3B Hub 3.71 GWh Transmission line length .2 m Turbine.2 to 11. The current status of the project is as follows: Feasibility study of Upper Trishuli 3B HEP was completed by NEA in Àscal year 2007/08. Introduction Trishuli Jal Vidhyut Company Limited (TJVCL) was established in 2011 as a joint venture of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited (NDCL).2 m (B) x 7.0 m x 28.35 to 16. A scheme with 37 MW Project” vide “Invitation for Bids” notice installed capacity was selected for development published in Gorkhapatra daily on 27 and and different relevant and required processes 28 January 2017. The main objective of the Company is to develop the Upper Trishuli 3B Hydroelectric Project (37 MW) located in Nuwakot and Rasuwa District. Type & No: Francis. Dia. Project Status to commission the Project by March 2022. The equity share structure of the Company is as follows: „ Nepal Electricity Authority: 30 % „ Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited: 30 % „ VDCs and DDCs of Nuwakot and Rasuwa: 5 % „ Financial institutions formed by the natives of Rasuwa and Nuwakot District: 5 % „ Natives of project affected districts (Nuwakot and Rasuwa): 10 % „ General Public: 15 % „ Employees of NEA and NDCL in proportion to employees ratio: 5% 2.60 m x 14. 2x22 MVA Installed Capacity : 37MW Annual Energy Generation: 292. Voltage: 3 km.59 GWh. Both NEA and NDCL have equal equity shareholding in the Company.1 MW Generator. Two Pre-QualiÀed Bidders were started accordingly. TJVCL „ Pre-QualiÀed Bidders were invited to submit furthered the study by conducting additional their Bids for “Engineering Procurement investigations and exploring different options Construction of Upper Trishuli 3B Hydroelectric having different capacities.

one in India Tunnel is expected to be completed by August and other in Nepal were incorporated for 2017. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA). a subsidiary of Nepal Electricity of the PPA is expected to be concluded within Authority(NEA) was established with the main August 2017. the Head Race Tunnel (HRT) at about HRT’s mid-point is under construction. Process of countries. Company Limited and IL&FS Energy Development Company Limited) „ Signing on the Draft Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with NEA was done in June Dhalkebar .e. (i. as part of Ànancial Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL). Loan agreement will be signed as Company Limited (HIDCL) and IL&FS Energy soon as the PPA is concluded with NEA. Development Company Limited (IEDCL) have subscribed 50%. The Test Adit Two Joint Venture companies .A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 „ The EIA of Upper Trishuli 3B Hydroelectric Project (37 MW) has been approved by the Ministry of Environment. of 16 June 2017. management with the consortium of Nepalese Banks led & executing job related to transmission of by Nabil Bank and co-led by Jalvidhyut Lagani electricity.6m long Test Adit Tunnel which intersects PTCN respectively. The signed Draft PPA has already been Power Transmission Company Nepal Limited approved by both NEA and TJVCL. objective of developing high voltage transmission interconnection system between Nepal and India „ Acquisition of private land required for for the mutual interest and beneÀt of both the the Project is almost complete.1 km 132 Nepal Electricity Authority . residential buildings) at Project site has been completed. closure for the debt portion required for the Hydroelectricity Investment & Development Project.Bhittamod Transmission Line 2017. Final signing (PTCN). Power Transmission Company Nepal leasing of government land by the Company is Ltd. 2064 going on. 14% and 10% Shares of „ A 463. Bid evaluation is going on at Hydroelectricity Investment & Development present. „ Nepal Portion of line consists of 42. implementation of 400 kV double circuit line interconnection between Muzaffarpur in India „ Construction of camp facilities (ofÀce and and Dhalkebar in Nepal. 26%. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. Tatha Bikas Company Ltd. POWER TRANSMISSION COMPANY NEPAL LIMITED (A Joint Venture company of Nepal Electricity Application of Shotcrete in Test Adit Tunnel Authority. (PTCN) was incorporated on Bhadra 30. 16th September. „ The MoU between NEA and TJVCL for the construction of 3km transmission line through Trishuli 3B Hub Project has been signed. As per MoU 45% of the total cost shall be shared by NEA and 55% by TJVCL. 2007) with the objective „ Company has signed “Indicative Term Sheet” of developing infrastructure.

„ India portion of Line consists of about 86 kms from Muzaffarpur Substation of POWER GRID in Bihar to India Border at Sursand/Bhittamod has been implemented by‘Cross Border Power Transmission Company Limited’ (CPTC) . Import of power through M/s KEC International Limited respectively this cross border Transmission line has been following the International Competitive major backbone in reducing the load shedding Bidding process undertaken by POWERGRID in Nepal. SJVN Limited and NEA . Mn (§ INRs 2070 Mn) is tied through Power 2017. The estimated cost of India portion is NR 3880 Mn (§ INR Dhalkebar . for execution of 400 kV Nepal India Cross Border Transmission Line. & is being funded in D: E as 70:30. this line is expected to Dhalkebar-Mujaffarpur 400 kV double circuit be charged at 220kV by Sep/Oct 2017. 2014). 2007.11.2 Million. NEA shall provide in Nepali currency amount equivalent to US Dollar 13.Bhittamod 400 kV Transmission Tower 2425 Mn) and debt funding of NRs 3313 under contingency arrangement in 19th Feb. POWERGRID. The 42.a Joint Venture Company of NEA. Nepal Government & EXIM Bank of India has entered into a Loan agreement on September 14. where EXIM Bank agrees to provide 100 Million US Dollar to Nepal Government.27 (11th March. Contracts for EPC for both Nepal & India Portions were NEA is presently drawing 145 MW of power from awarded to M/s TATA Projects Limited and India through this line. POWERGRID.a Joint Venture of IL&FS Energy Development Company Limited (IEDCL). and initially charged at 132kV voltage level Nepal Electricity Authority 133 . HIDCL & IEDCL The estimated revised cost of Nepal Portion of the project is NRs 1616 Mn (§ INRs 1010 Mn). NEA’S SUBSIDIARY AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 long from Nepal Border at Bhittamod to NEA Substation at Dhalkebar in Nepal has been implemented by ‘Power Transmission Company Nepal Limited’ (PTCN) . Upon the completion of the 220 kV as Consultant. Nepal Transmission Line lying within the Nepalese would be able to draw around 270 MW of power territory was successfully constructed by PTCN through this line from India. NEA has signed Subsidiary Finance Agreement with Power Transmission Company Nepal Ltd. Finance Corporation of India Ltd. (PTCN) on 2070.1 km long section of substation at Dhalkebar. As per the agreement.

independency to the internal audit system as well as to improve corporate governance. energy balance. monitoring and electricity loss as per the guidelines The division-wise summaries of the audits available. preventive directorate-wise performance and to support as well as breakdown maintenance. Committee and Managing Director of NEA. for their directions on matters related to audit. policies. headed by a implementations of managerial plans. programs and targets. member of the NEA Board and two peripheral procedures. The division carried out technical audits performed during FY 2016/17 are given below in of 35 ofÀces during FY 2016/17. which was in brief: excess of the initial target of 30. NEA Management Audit has incorporated the concept of Audit Committee The management audit covers the review and consisting of three members. The committee is responsible management. condition managerial decision making. The total 128 budget centers were covered and management audits based on enterprise for both annual as well as half yearly audit out of risks. The technical audit covers the audit of technical and other audits are performed to evaluate the norms and standards. for reviewing the accounts. and to provide audit of 46 ofÀces in the last FY. Ànancial audit is performed basically Technical Audit to help the Ànal audit which is mandatory by law. compliance with existing rules 134 Nepal Electricity Authority . was completed and Audit Committee and headed by the Director is the annual audit report was submitted and half responsible for the planning. Among these audits. Capacity Building Financial Audit A customized training program was conducted The Ànancial audit covers the audit of internal for senior and junior ofÀcers in Chennai. India by control system. Audit Committee A vehicle audit team has been set up under technical audit division which conducted vehicle As per international practices. guided by the annual audit of FY 2015/16. The department performs the aforesaid 228 (including project ofÀces) budget centers of audits on quarterly basis and reports to the Audit NEA. The department holds regular ofÀces including Regional and Directorate ofÀces meetings and interactions with audit committee during FY 2016/17. Ànancial statements accountability and monitoring & evaluation. conducting and yearly Ànancial audit for FY 2016/17 were carried monitoring & evaluation of Ànancial. technical out. During FY 2016/17. The Internal Audit Department. organization structure.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 CENTRAL ACTIVITIES INTERNAL AUDIT DEPARTMENT and regulations. procurement sectorial experts. job analysis. Ànancial discipline and fairness of Ànancial statements. The and reports of Ànal audit and conducting internal division carried out management audit of 60 audit functions.

Important of which 59% were found with remarks. The Division July 2017 to enhance their auditing skills and is dedicated towards supporting in additional transfer professional knowledge related to various revenue generation by controlling electricity theft. demand leakage and direct tapping from the secondary side of transformer were also LOSS REDUCTION DIVISION observed.T outage. the complaints received from public. tampering. set a target to inspect 500 consumers with as a motivational factor. pilferage. The Division 2072. around 575 TOD meters have been inspected. In few consumers. There In the Àscal year 2073/074. out 734 to 757) Board Meetings were held. wrong multiplying factor (MF) calculation. different Distribution Centers of Distribution and Consumer Services Directorate of NEA. C. This year In the past Àscal year 2073/074 a total of 24 (no. aspects of internal audit. employees’ services and inappropriate time-slot. 72% of which were found with entrusted with the responsibility to control the remarks. of monitoring. evaluation system. The Regional ofÀces. performance based unit. energy leakage and loss. Division has also set a target mobility and effectiveness of auditors. to attract and retain TOD meter installed and 350 consumers with good auditors thereby increasing the overall whole current meter installed under different effectiveness of the internal controls of NEA. Beside the annual NEA BOARD MATTERS target. remarks found during inspection were reverse Ànancial restructuring. after taking over as the Major Activities and Achievements of FY 2073-074: Secretary at the Ministry of Energy. Mr demand leakage and pilferage in energy meters. became the Chairman of NEA Board of Directors and has been This year Division has performed its monitoring chairing the Board Meetings since 28 Bhadra. and inspection activities of the consumers in 35 2073. Division has also conducted activities as The Secretary at the Ministry of Energy has been directed by Managing Director. the Division had must be some kind of incentive to the auditors. Anup Kumar Upadhyay. CENTRAL ACTIVITIES FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 National Productivity Council. Loss & Leakage Control Activities: A total of 1382 whole current meters were The Loss Reduction Division led by Manager is inspected this year. The major remarks found among the electricity theft. vehicles to carry out internal audit in numbers but consume energy at par with the effectively which has seriously jeopardized the domestic category. and as per chairing the NEA Board meetings since Poush 10. relating to and for the beneÀt of NEA were taken. display outage of meter Ànancial by laws and other signiÀcant decisions and pilferage of energy meter. The major decisions relating to Company formulation. wrong MF calculation. theft. Division whole current meters were demand leakage due has been conducting activities that involve to oversized fuse or MCB or no MCB at all. The main hurdle faced by the Internal Audit Department is the shortage of manpower. The major focus has been department also lacks the required support like given to Industrial consumers as they are few equipment. raid operations as and when required. Mr Suman Prasad Sharma chaired it upto has also aimed at the control of stock units.T. inspection and data download of rural community consumers. pilferage inspection of energy meters and conducting Àeld Nepal Electricity Authority 135 . Target of Loss Reduction Division of FY 2073-074: both qualitatively and quantitatively./P. Challenges and wrong connection. CT/PT outage. India during June. the 735th meeting held on Shrawan 4. NEA. 2073. demand leakage.

N Remarks Total 1 Bad Condition of meter 27 2 Theft/Bypass/Leakage 21 3 Seal Absent 593 4 High rated/No MCCB 615 5 TOD meter required to be installed 57 6 Meter in stop condition 6 7 Demand Leakage 66 8 HT metering Unit required to be installed 66 9 CT/VT outage 25 10 Display out 1 11 Reverse energy and connection 80 12 Inappropriate Time-slot 6 13 Wrong MF calculation 5 14 Stock units 14 136 Nepal Electricity Authority .N. The key statistics are given in the following tables: Number Remarks Number of whole Regional of TOD S.5 Meter Bypass Total of the several remarks found in energy meters during Àeld raid: S.8 Meter Bypass 3 phase whole current Malangwa 29872 72507.5 Meter Bypass Total 104850 663974. current Of¿ce meter meter inspected Whole TOD inspected current 1 Biratnagar 120 106 78 28 2 Janakpur 253 29 221 21 3 Hetauda 242 144 105 117 4 Kathmandu 369 83 293 39 5 Pokhara 252 68 157 54 6 Butwal 116 108 110 47 7 Nepalgunj 30 37 30 35 Total 1382 575 994 341 Assessment of Electrical equipments during Loss Reduction Campaign Units recovered from theft under recommendation for billing by the Division to concerned Regional OfÀces and Distribution Centre: DC Units Amount (Rs) Remarks Meter type Tandi 1566 16665.5 Meter Bypass Gaushala 24170 168366.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 of meter and stock units.2 Meter Bypass Gaushala 25574 177622.5 Meter Bypass Bhairahawa 23668 228812.

preparation withheld. employees with amount of 20. seminars.29. social events & Employees Status FY 2016/2017 Approved Position ExistingSituation Level Service Daily/Wages Regular Project Total Permanent Periodical Total contract Managing Director 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 DMD(Level 12) 9 0 9 2 0 0 2 Of¿cer Level Technical 1248 113 1361 1062 0 1 1063 (Level 6-11) Non-tech 582 23 605 540 1 0 541 Total 1830 136 1966 1602 1 1 1604 Assistant Technical 5883 0 5883 4127 22 39 4188 (Level 1-5) Non-tech 3284 0 3284 2528 12 17 2557 Total 9167 0 9167 6284 34 56 6372 Grand Total 11006 136 11142 8259 35 57 8351 employes’s transfer associated activities etc. public relations end of F/Y 2016/17 remained 8259 Remaining enhancement. Each department is led life. legal service and recruitment & vacant positions are in the process of recuritmane.000/-) Life of educational program intended to human insurance scheme of organization beneÀted 409 resource development. voluntary retirements namely. property menegement. logistic stand at 11.10. workshops and sponsorship was provied to 1 employees (Rs.142 whereas working staff by the support. Human Resource Department is basically 18 employees were suspended from the job and responsible for human resources managment annual increment (grade) of 2 employees were activities like manpower planning.282 Likewise. During the year under review. compulsory retirement 278. cancellation of appointment 1 and force by a Director. HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT Regarding the Departmental Action Activities. staff welfare. disciplinary actions. General 54.68. Natural disaster grant training. This rituals was agreed to 972 empioyees amounting departmant is also responsible for managing Rs. retirement 1. of job description and job speciÀcation based on Staff welfare loan including land/ house job analysis.10. house maintenance. terminations from job 3. 440 employees This Directorate is lead by Deputy Managing got retirement and this retirement comprises of Director and supported by four departments. resignation 80 Services Department. promotion related activities of the organization. Legal Department and and 23 employees passed way during service Recruitment Department.453/59 Nepal Electricity Authority 137 . 76. ADMINISTRATION DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 ADMINISTRATION DIRECTORATE Administration Directorate is responsible The total numbers of aporved position in NEA for human resource management. purchase. Human Resources Department.15.

examination coordination and gone against NEA and 78 cases are waiting for selection of competent and deserving canidate.56. 45 verdicts came in favor of NEA. 138 Nepal Electricity Authority . 1463 people selected as successful 661 got medical facilities amount altogether candidate passing through the different level 1. NEA Management & other departments. and 277 on the process of free competition examinations at verious level. It provies legal advice to the of events management. vacancy country. Department is also actively Similary. 101 on internal ofÀce. RECRUITMENT DEPARTMENT During the year under review.88. legal cases of NEA in different courts of the country and abroad for dispute resolution. procedures in running condition. Similarly NEA has 982 vehiciles in representation to the various committees formed service throughout the country. safeguarding of related competition under process. etc of the organization. Kaj Kiriya Anudan given away examinations and recommended for appointment to 383 employees and 18 employees had been in NEA's permanent service at different positions. 860 are for formulation of rules. it furnishes staff promotion function participating in arbitration deed to resolve the through internal competition and performance disputes mostly related to project construction computation to upgrade competent and high contracts. regulations. 302 GENERAL SERVICE DEPARTMENT employees of different levels were recommended General Service Department (GSD) is basically for promotion to higher level. review 625 grievancesw were lodged through toil free number. the Department Recruitment Department is basically responsible provided 120 numbers of legal advices to the for recruitment and promotion of the employees. In the year under for power purchase and contract agreements.12 announcement.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 During the period under review 5 employees had performer emmployees. Of them. Likewise. courts judgment. Of which. Out of Another vital area of its participation is to defend those. Out The major functions of this department are of 57 cases registered in different courts of the syllabus preparation and update. logistic employees were promoted on seniority basis. coordinaton of NEA NEA management where and when necessary.42/-.2. SMS and other channels. During the year in review been granted accidental insurance amount and period. The publication Vidyut and public relation and public Department also involves in various negotiations grievance handing functions. Record keeping. provied medical assistance for treatment of Hard 501 on the process of result at various level Disease. documents and provide necessary support to concerned ofÀces for defense against LEGAL DEPARTMENT encroachment and misuse of land property. 542 complaints were settled. The Department NEA has 31707-11-3-0 Ropani land spread all ovr also provides legal assistance through the the country. 169 support and security management of corporate on performance evaluation basis. The The Legal Department is responsible for dealing Department is also entrussdted with responsibility with legal matters. 133 responsible for vehicle managment.

Dhalkebar and Chapali substations were against the previous year's import of 1. power supply and Departments are headed by an individual Director Ànancial results after years' long distressing responsible for its functional areas of operation performance. During the year. FINANCE DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 FINANCE DIRECTORATE The Finance Directorate.175.68 completed. Energy generation from NEA's hydro and report directly to the DMD. Kaligandaki A.133.17 GWh as compared project ofÀce. Key responsibility areas revision of retail tariff and reduction of system include revenue administration. NEA succeeded to increase total availability Nepal Electricity Authority 139 . budgetary control and treasury improve Ànancial health of NEA. Managing Director (DMD). Two functional departments. The Ànance wing is also responsible and Ànancial improvement measures helped NEA for Ànancial planning. Total import from India constituted 370 MW. The year 2016/17 remained successful year for Nepal Electricity Authority in terms of minimizing Total energy purchased during the year stood at load shedding. These infrastructures helped for GWh.657. to actual generation of 2. Similarly. improvement in operational 1. 4.04 GWh which was 22. control and monitoring to achieve operating surplus of NRs.14 GWh in previous has been placed in operation to implement year 2015/16. A separate power plant recorded 2.305. new country. Finance. Kathmandu GWh additional energy from IPPs including 232 Valley including other major cities turned into load GWh from newly commissioned Upper Marsyangdi shedding free and remaining parts of the country (50 MW) and Modi (25 MW). accounting losses contributed to enhance revenue and system operation. Both in terms of electricity sales.24 GWh from IPPs. Completion of Dhalkebar – Bhittamod commissioning of power plants about 116 MW by 400 KV Cross Border Transmission Line made Independent Power Producers (IPPs) and capacity possible to import additional energy from India up increment in import of power from India up to to 140 MW.777. capacity which contributed higher energy availability to the distribution system. headed by a Deputy further evacuation of power to Kathmandu Valley. These operational management. Integrated Financial Management Information Middle Marshyangdi and Marshyangdi power System (IFMIS) and Nepal Financial Reporting plants operated in their designed generation Standards (NFRS) under Accounts Department. namely Accounts Department and Corporate Finance Department. is responsible for During the year. Institutional Strengthening Project.39 at corporate level of decision-making process. During the year long awaited projects 2. NEA felt a minimum load shedding as compared to increased power import from India in order to previous year 2015/16. GoN endorsed new Ànancial carrying out overall Ànancial and accounting restructuring proposal submitted by NEA.35 % excess import Khimti. million in FY 2016/17.777. NEA purchased 611. This became possible minimize long prevailed load shedding in the by efÀcient demand side management. NEA experienced reasonably progressive year are structured to support the Ànance wing. Upward functions of NEA.00 performance and Ànancial health.

85% and 35.824.34 consumers’ base. previous year sales revenue and individual growth in domestic and industrial consumer category Interest cost on long term borrowing reduced noted 41.66 million in FY 2016/17 from 31.144. Industrial power purchase cost still remained less than the consumer category holds only 1.09 million reform programs and administrative restructuring for the year 2016/17.76%.73 period. form of surcharge. NEA's billing system million as compared to NRs. The growth in the the consumers and station consumption and rest overall income was maintained at 43.61% to the transmission cost increased to NRs. lease rent and sale of goods and services.50 million and 1.78% to 22. 1. 4.094. 35. NEA's own contribution got reduced to income on bank deposits. 917. Power Domestic consumers continued to be the largest purchase cost continued to be the largest cost consumer category with 93. consumer volume but contributes 35. On the other side.53 million to NRs.21 resulted into increase in distribution costs from milliion in FY 2015/16.98 system losses.457.15 interest rate from 8% to 5% for the GoN funded million as rebate in order to inspire consumer to loans and conversion of some loan into equity pay their electricity bills earlier than given credit shares.54 million measured only 4.073. 28. of wheeling charge for power import through Cross Boarder Transmission Line. loans and as dividend 36.90%.96% share of entire element since long. 1. During the year.200 million due to reduction in the total gross revenue.61% respectively.24% due to payment million including community and bulk buyer.257.43% gross revenue by domestic consumers stands higher than the previous year. Other growth included an increase in retail tariff.42% of entire increase in energy purchased of 34.140. NEA allowed NRs.671.306. Interest expense for the year calculated 140 Nepal Electricity Authority . NEA paid NRs. 1.40% and 34. Major growth in operating activities which brought positive impact on loss expenses was experienced under the head of reduction by 2.02% in the previous income from investment in subsidiaries.84 GWh energy as sold to in the previous year 2015/16.97 million to 3.15 total gross revenue. interest. and transmission and distribution expense. However. The factors behind this NRs. 50. growth in at only 41. NEA initiated substantial efforts to minimize NEA’s total operating expenses increased from leakage by implementing distribution system NRs.35 to NRs.084. non-technical losses. 36.26 year with a growth of 74. dividend.572. contribution to the million for power purchase which became 27.85%. NEA earned NRs. Likewise. NEA's year.773.88 % from 25.82 GWh by improving its own power plants and adding million from non-core business activities in a more purchased energy from IPPs and India. 1. 7. 45.93 million as interest the system. 967.84% as compared to 42. system in Kathmandu valley & other cities that 46. During the review period. Additionally. 5. power purchase cost.457. Energy supplied by IPPs and import from India total income including income from non-core constituted 28.48 of the total available energy.82 million. During the year.76% respectively. However. Despite the growth in total availability of energy in NEA received NRs.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 of energy in the distribution system to 6. Out of by about NRs.21% as of the units were considered as technical and compared to the corresponding year. Out business activities reached to NRs. NEA's total million from NRs. Similarly.087.58 million in the previous consumers increased from 2.72 million measured 45% higher as compared to the respectively. royalty energy availability in the system and reduction in and administration that remained NRs. generation expense. 2. higher operating expenses included generation.907. NEA NEA achieved attractive growth in total revenue increased expenses for strengthening distribution from sale of electricity amounting to NRs. Overall growth in sales revenue million.229.823.

434. the largest component of NEA's return generating NRs.59 million against NRs.58 million to recover the electricity bill directly from local in Rasuwagadhi Hydro Power Co. 25. 5.36 electriÀcation projects resulting in additional million in previous Ànancial year. NEA invested NRs.595. 1.247. 2. Ltd.204. and adjustment of subsidies for power import loss from India. construction generation projects of CHPL holds GoN instructed the Ministry of Finance to clear direct equity investment ranging from 10% to 18%.14 million in Sanjen Hydro Power Company Ltd. Chameliyagadh (30 MW). Likewise. Nepal Electricity Authority 141 . NEA invested signiÀcant taken on Kulekhani Disaster Prevention Project. community electriÀcations in the various parts of Despite the huge reduction in Ànancial losses the country.079. in its operating performance as compared to However. The total trade receivables including dues from NEA increased its investment in subsidiaries government ofÀces and local bodies remained and other companies by NRs. Kulekhani III (14 increment in retail tariff and continuous supply of MW).39 million. 66.939. The sources of investment included government equity and loan. amount of resources in various projects relating NEA estimated provision of NRs. Trishuli 3A (60 MW) and transmission power in major cities all contributed to decrease line projects of different voltage level and rural Ànancial losses for the year under review. NEA completed various equipment resulted depreciation cost amounting distribution system reinforcement and rural area to NRs. medical facilities and progress reached to NRs. 14. being the promoter of four under signiÀcant increase in sales revenue. Property.890. Net loss for the not being obtained due to considerable delays in year reduced to NRs.02 million. transmission and distribution. joint appears to be NRs. Total receivables increased by NRs.73 million.07 million in the year 2016/17. and NRs.879. million towards long term employee liabilities in Accumulated investment in capital works in respect of gratuity. 30 million in the Àscal year 2073/74 and also directed NEA Middle Bhotekoshi Co. namely in system losses. assets. plant and 2016/17.590. Ànancial returns of those assets are corresponding Ànancial year. power import in lower rate.64 million for the year beneÀt plan scheme.08 of property.92 million from NRs. 365 and NRs. million in FY 2016/17 due to Áuctuation of Japanese Yen vis-a-vis Nepali Rupees for the loan During the review period. 13. Ltd. 83.23 million at the end of the FY depreciation expenses on property. Reduction investment is in hydroelectricity projects. NEA recorded capitalization of NRs.19 million in FY 2015/16. a subsidiary company due to the non-recovery of government dues and of NEA. 489. 3. plant and equipment (PPE) constitute Sanjen and Rasuwagadi reached to NRs. the previous dues payable by local bodies up to During the year. bodies.651. 3. 3.39 million as compared to NRs. 2016/17.73 million with accumulated leave facilities under employees' addition of NRs. Net carrying amount of PPE reached 5. ventures and others reached NRs.335 under the category foreign exchange translation gain of NRs. associates.60 million in Chilime Hydro Power 3.250. The major 8. NRs. During the year. and equipment. 3. 22. During the year.350.232 million respectively. minor increase in to NRs. 978.05 million at the end of the NEA holds 51% of equity investment at a cost Ànancial year. 493. NEA's accumulated losses still Investment in subsidiaries.388. NEA. FINANCE DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 as NRs. foreign loan and NEA experienced remarkable improvement grants and NEA's internal cash generation. 90. NRs. 30. of NRs. pension.. 600.554. project completion schedule. Total equity investment in Middle Bhotekoshi. However.21 million as compared to previous year Company Limited (CHPCL).00 to generation. plant.

NEA contributed Company Registrar OfÀce.000 million as long-term loans Tamakoshi Hydro Power Co. transmission.341. incurred towards employees beneÀt.57 million as cash dividend from CHPCL projects relating to generation. converting the power import cost payable Investment Trust against the future liabilities to GoN from Tanakpur point into share capital. Debt Service signiÀcant investment in a form of equity and loan Coverage Ratio (DSCR) (1. invested NRs. Likewise. total long-term performance to meet loan covenants set by the borrowings from GoN. 14. During the year.71 million as long-term loan. NEA Electricity Tariff Fixation Commission (ETFC) received NRs. NEA invested NRs. NRs. 14.303.625 and NRs. In addition to this. NEA received NRs. Nepal Power Trading. Doodhkoshi Jalabidhyut. and Betan made in the books which affected an increase in Karnali Sanchayakarta Hydropower Company equity capital by NRs. 117.670 million against long term subsequently registered 12 companies in loan to the GoN. GoN also FY 2016/17. 310 million in Citizen capital. 967 million towards royalties and paid NRs. Ànancing. 996 million in Tanahu Proposal of NEA. Major decisions included Hydro Company Ltd. treasury. Raghugunga Hydropower.90 million as equity and NRs. Aandhikhola Power. conversion Ltd.376 million. Likewise. 1. respectively. reached to NRs. 1.. 3. and and Butwal Power Company Ltd.87 and from GoN internal source to invest in different NRs. Major covenants related to Ànancial performance These newly incorporated companies require are Rate of Return (RoR) (6%). NEA could not achieve required Ànancial At the end of the Ànancial year. NEA reimbursed for import loss from India. During the year. 12.30 million as share capital in necessary accounting adjustments have been Electricity Generation Company Ltd. Modi Jalabidhyut. and holds rest of the investments in various of long term borrowing into equity share and subsidiaries and associate companies.2 times).830 million as interest on long term loan to GoN Tamakoshi Jalabidhyut. During the year. Tamor Power. 11/074) dated 2074/02/09 Similarly. 225.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 During the year.64 million in FY 2016/17. 14. Additionally. Uttargunga NEA is required to achieve a number of covenants Power. at the end of FY 2016/17. 111. 5. Average in the succeeding Ànancial years. Accordingly. and Pole Production and Transformer Production. the main source of project funding agencies.805 million as long-term loan allowed NEA to increase electricity tariff by about 142 Nepal Electricity Authority .484. 16.347. funded loans and allowing NEA to reverse share 808. and deposited NRs. 143. NEA decided to adopt company model to develop its existing projects and NEA repaid NRs. Collection Period (ACP) (<3month). Newly registered NRs. in NEA. 35 million in Trishuli has endorsed the New Financial Restructuring Hydro Power Co. Ltd. converting foreign grants into share Ltd. and NRs. companies included Upper Arun Hydro Electric. Council of ministers via its cabinet decision (cabinet meeting no. 6.388 million as equity investment Hydro Power Company Limited reached NRs. NEA distribution. 4.37 in Power Transmission Company Nepal capital into operating income which was previously Ltd. donor agencies provided holds 41% interest in equity share capital in Upper around NRs.21 million from NRs. NEA Engineering. At the end of the in the FY 2016/17.11 million increasing authorized share capital to NRs. 3. Tower in respect of borrowing from the donor agencies.199 million respectively. in Cross Border Power Transmission Company 125 billion. Ltd. adjustments of accumulated loss by NRs. reducing interest rate from 8% to 5% for GoN NEA maintained its loan investment of NRs. total investment in Upper Tamakoshi provided NRs.

NEA has recently management to settle by complying applicable proposed for upward revision of overall retail tariff.500 million as advance national bidding process to implement NFRS in tax. NEA is in a process of strengthening Ànancial Nanda Kishor Sharma. NEA Board periodically insufÀcient to Àll a huge gap between cost of reviews the audit qualiÀcations and instructs the sales and retail tariff.15 million which is being 2016. OfÀce. rules and procedures. 1. Mr. implementing time bound action plan. Sudarshan Raj Pandey and Ànancial management. FINANCE DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 15 % on an average with effective from July. Therefore. which is to be settled by Large Tax Payer's NEA. Parakram Nath Sharma. Mr. The auditors have System (IFMIS). accounting and internal Mr. Management is in a process The proposal is under consideration of ETFC for of resolving policy related audit qualiÀcations by appropriate decision. Gyanendra Bahadur accounting and management decision support Bhari and Mr. Consultation with World Bank is in Accountants jointly completed the statutory audit progress to select short term consultancy services for the year 2015/16. Hem Kumar KaÁe. NEA expects to settle long pending audit Nepal Electricity Authority 143 . Fellow Chartered control system. Chartered system. 1. qualiÀcations of NRs. Institutional commenced their audit procedures by attending Strengthening Project is under implementation physical veriÀcation and submitting audit-planning with the assistance from World Bank to strengthen memorandum. It plans to introduce modern IT based Accountant. preparatory works have been completed to income tax assessment up to the FY 2012/13. such increment in tariff is felt brought since FY 1993/94. Implementation approved Ànancial statements to the auditors for of Nepal Financial Reporting Standards (NFRS) issuing Ànal audit report. Accordingly. engage professional Àrms through competitive NEA has deposited Rs. is a mandatory obligation from Àscal year 2016/17 for public sector entities. OfÀce of the Auditor General has appointed Mr. to carry out statutory audit for Integrated Financial Management Information the Ànancial year 2016/17. However. NEA has submitted the to procure IT system integrator. During the Large Tax Payer's OfÀce has concluded Ànal year.

82 17.49 25.385.890.13 84.155.68 397.17) Note: *Provisional ¿gures.82 5.24 1.NRs. NRs.229.180.180.90 25.55) (6. NRs.08 0.21 Operating Expenses: - Generation Expenses (M. NRs.35 .90) from India (NRs.Nepal (Internal) 1.444.96) (8.47 Annual Average Consumer's Consumption 1.64 6. NRs./kWh) 9.23 Depreciation Expenses (M.00 52.54 15.37 9./kWh) Average Power Purchase Rate (NRs.50 Administration Expenses (M.28 0.53 3.) 1.60) Self Consumption (GWh) 48.013.073. /kWh) 10. NRs.457.82 Power Purchase (M.776.00 9.521.84 3.079.39 6.683.969.85 36.50 883.72 1.554.46) (14.) (978.133.24 Distribution Expenses (M.44 Internal Sold/Utilised (GWh) 4.812 2.) 3.97 1.) 7. NRs.06) (2.239.305.90 Number of Consumers 3.India 2.21 14.82 3.33 835. Plant & Equipment (M.) 46.303.21 111.39 Average Power Purchase Rate from 7.82 1.59 23.671.24 Total Available Electric Energy (GWh) 6.39 5.69 3.484.16) Net System Losses (Percentage) 22.651.12 12.95 27.63) Foreign exchange translation losses/(Gain) (493.786.911.57 74.19) 7.777.02 28.73 5.15 1.56 26. NRs.332.777.671.56) (166.39 (1.144.58 88.) 90.58 812.) 117.06 Thermal Generation (GWh) 0.98) 5.333.36 7.30) Peak Load Interconnected System (GWh) 1.) 28.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Nepal Electricity Authority Highlights of FY 2016/17 Increase/(Decrease) Description FY 2017* FY 2016 Amount % Revenue Net Sale of Electricity (M.) 1.59 3.306.249.47 31.320.32) Interest on Long-Term Loans (M.53 9.57 5.73 (1. NRs.76 Net Income/(Loss) (M.00 200.084. NRs.73 1.257.) 4.03 8.43 Royalty (M.657.00 2.24 611.25 (1.91 (0.20 257.17 2.25 NEA Hydro Generation (GWh) 2.) 3.175.80 4.250.13 490.879.36 213.252.09 1.257.92) (8.200. NRs.19 49.61 11.907.204.457.572.18 1.36 22.20 7.077.058.00 7.07 (kWh)** Average Price of Electricity (NRs.050.66 31. NRs.39) (5.10 (0.34 22.48 35.08) 746.) 1.30 58.14 Purchased Energy (GWh) .59 (0.88) (11.057.78 (2.NRs.) 967.715.37 (559. NRs.09) (1. NRs.14 7.57 (0.85 Cost of Service (NRs.484.) 45.55 Net Property.35 1.823.48 (1.56 28.00 Income from other Services (M.93 43.34) (23.166./kWh) Average Power Purchase Rate 7.23 2.773.718.218.) 50.71 Total Revenue (M.23 88.98 1. **On internal sales ***On total purchase 144 Nepal Electricity Authority .55 Transmission Expenses (M. NRs.14 172.824.71 Total Sales of Electricity (GWh) 4.087.466.09 36.124.32) IPPs (NRs./kWh)*** 7.15 (0.576 288.28 Operating Surplus (M.05) Provision for Employee bene¿ts 2.99) Long-Term Loans (M.04 1.14 1.236 9.36 97.85 8.14 1.) 4.08) Exported Energy (GWh) 2.44 45.27 (88.74 Total Operating Expenses (M.094.10 1.

20 693.67 47.47 83.85 Current Liabilities Borrowings .99 3.17 165.74 3.53 1.33 18.00 250.71 Investments 25.82 108.33 210.72 Total Current Assets 38.466.544.238.20 693.03 11.384.159.14 2.48 2.484.65 79.422.37 189.91 12.95 32.717.697.261.17 29.14 27.523.721.364.908.049.30 1.043.45 21.45 29.64 138.45 45.512.78 2.16) (9.659.28 Capital Work in Progress 83.60 16.20 693.78 2.621.368.407.936.58 1.664.80 137.960.57 4.40 72.137.534.939.07 21.73 66.651.34 143.725.87 75.631.951.186.24 162.680.94 51.46 28.97 Reserves and Accumulated Pro¿ts Reserve 2.*Provisional ¿gures 145 FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 .41 3.052.41 1.742.759.46 126.253.873.20 693.25 32.909.00 FINANCE DIRECTORATE Sundry Creditors and Other Payables 50.550.62 25.45 17.231.521.09 117.162.39 46.330.26 6.350.523.65 2.706.230.324.12 1.17 6.927.162.042.608.39) (34.545.043.275.550.34 11.93 39.309.494.01 Total Non-Current Liabilities 118.359.030.016.319.02 3.434.924.50 52.981.751.922.497.52 Total Non-Current Assets 199.13 2.36 55.71 84.05 84.30 33.361.859.501.512.83) (8.83 Accumulated Pro¿ts (Loss) (30.24 149.412.90 65.800.325.00 27.780.57 103.800.11 87.58) (13.50 27.238.42) (20.098.80 3.74 2.28 3.259.015.81 184.037.996.780.17 165.59 Equity and Liabilities Capital and Reserves Share Capital 74.84 97.359.08 Cash and Cash Equivalents 15.955.56 36.45 13.178.76 1.80 137.89 68.825.052.755.244.238.021.07 3.59 Note:.36 19.303. 700.47 85.233.45 22.47 13.198.77 33.058.72 83.65 1.609. Nepal Electricity Authority Statement of Financial Position as at July 15.121.86 49.47) (25.919.21 111.644.854.260.46 126.20 791.177.689.280.290.804.140.97) 0.265.71 21.089.766.22 29.993.283.70 15.93 2.04 176.20 120.089.729.609.07 44. Loans & Advances and Deposits 4.524.15 23.45 19.602.855.05 17.034.17 Provisions 23. in million) Particulars 2017* 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 Assets Non Current Assets Property.930.40 Total Equity and Liabilities 238.543.481.80 3.439.946.460.20 693.033.728.510.040.52 26.300.55 Nepal Electricity Authority Total Liabilities 192.691.062.52 26. .51 Current Assets :- Inventories 3.20 693.63 81.631.86 54.03 17.677.848.17 4.200.097.23 88.714.637.502.00 790.983.20 62.561.445.647.84 Deferred Tax 693.988.09 27.22 33.407.367.61) Total Equity 45.96 99.56 44.85 98.20 693.60 10.788.70 3.81 38.55 1.44 25.402.98 11.82 108. .871.87 1.03 1.85 1.00 1.501.984.19 6.464.82 4.062.83 2.085.73 5.909.576.337.90 31.36) (14.22 24.699.37 189.20 693.431.596.641.693.67 75.008.09 117.082.45 51.61 7.204.45 9.13 14.415.00 1.69 25.09 86.75 163.832.500. Plant & Equipment 90.84 9.585.24 2.520.47 7.85 58.73 98.159.66 53.105.09 58.288.82 21.13 100.13 Trade and other Receivables 14.238.951.05 11.44 3.64 98.42 111.00 3.591.19 Non-Current Liabilities Borrowings 117.905.998.032.376.24 2.08 82.03 6.65 113.724.052.169.15 Prepaid.684.05 58.10 89.75 37.022.807.91 130.57 4.689.019.55 123.388.544.90 37.527.691.74 4.180.33 210. 2017 (NRs.38 Total Current Liabilities 73.60 6.46 35.495.866.00 1.037.372.875.222.843.56 5.985.68 39.683.28 83.13 100.40 63.02 5.08 Total Assets 238.00 (21.694.721.65 52.976.33 112.773.48 21.24 149.951.09 69.98 2.99 2.782.52 14.951.60 2.67 58.

64 17.879.01 Administrative Expenses 1.333.98 1.79) (323.49 3. .66 Distribution Expenses 7.147.76 849.76) (6.12 839.239.42 1.96 484.21 30.601.004.961.470.68) (168.51) Provision under Employees' Bene¿ts Plan 2.68 3.050.885.26 4.82 17.34 22.39 5.66 31.82) (5.55 2.51 4.36 3.56 5.02 1.02 3.089.746.361.50 973.041.249.695.824.671.58 579.88) (6.594.58 1.823.947.946.492.65 2.296.98 Interest Expenses 3.22) (6.33 3.01 2.19) (5.80 3.327.689.70 25.35 5.*Provisional ¿gures .168.45 416.188.73 328.382.67 934.96 337.37 Depreciation 3.13 892.27 1.110.575.92) (8.10 Provisions & write offs .027.04 FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Royalty 967.62 5.15 1.67 890. Nepal Electricity Authority 146 Income Statement for the year ended July 15.437.116.77) (652.354.087.85 Gross pro¿t 12.26 2.102.28 7.228. (549.66 5.670.332. .68 1.868.493.668.76 Nepal Electricity Authority Power Purchase 28.039.41) (9.575.13 1.69 683.20 1.00 2.050.079.38 345.19 1.250.92) Note:.49 941.00 Net Pro¿t/(Loss) before Tax (978.01 3.82 3.56 1. in million) A YEAR IN REVIEW Particulars 2017* 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 Sales 46. . .457.62 20.80 4.60 854.68) (112.16 274.48 4.234.808.69 6.890.38 866.094.210.651.988.39 Cost of Sales : Generation 1.02 1.74 789.164.907.246.870.62 3.14) 896.33 2.572.175.604.246.92 2.886.39 19.51 1.97 3.48 (523.54 8.60 14.95 1.041.31 1.74 421.77 28.031.274.542.71 979.00 1.09 2.17) (52.57 85.541.46 11.15 4. 2017 (NRs.18 3.306.405.554.97 8.119.72 1.84) (2.37 1.112.205.322.00 3.341.691.46 888.106.156.354.457.54 7.685.53 13.52 651.65 3.869.471.088.890.15 3.77 796.383.948.18 Transmission 1.902.405.50 883.41 10.73 4.27 1.21 2.084.74 4.63 519.82 5.01 28.93 15.091.510.629.218.36) (3.00 2.94 1.36) (959.67 813.56 Other Income 4.129.57 7.339.180.17 Loss ( Gain) on Foreign Exchange (493.74 9.69 929.90 1.144.59 3.08) 746.21 4.11 2.895.19 17.524.

1 Functional and Presentation Currency prudent and reasonable and management Items included in the Ànancial statements of the is aware that future results could differ from authority are measured and presented using the Nepal Electricity Authority 147 . accounting estimate and adjustment of error. These standards estimates are disclosed in individual sections and practices are substantially in line with wherever they have been applied. 2042 (16 August. diminution in value of long- of Water Resources. SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES cash basis. Such speciÀc historical cost conventions. The preparation of Ànancial statements The transactions in foreign currency are requires NEA’s management to make recognised at the prevailing rate on transaction estimates and assumptions that affect the date. Appropriate disclosures are made for the The principal objectives of NEA include generation. Nepal Electricity Corporation term investments and non-recoverability of and related Development Boards. d. transmission and distribution of adequate. 1. 2074) CONSTITUTION AND OWNERSHIP these estimates. Management has applied estimation while Accounting Principles and practices following presenting Ànancial statements. The translation is taken to proÀt and loss. operating such facilities in Nepal's e. 1984. effect of any change in accounting policy.2. on accrual basis. in accordance with Nepal Accounting Standards (NAS) and Generally Accepted f. 2017 (Ashad 31. The resulting gain or loss due to the relating to the contingent liabilities. 1985) under the such estimates include provision for Nepal Electricity Authority Act. necessitated to remedy the inherent weaknesses associated with these fragmented electricity c. liabilities in foreign currencies are translated at revenues and expenses and disclosures closing rate. and became necessary to achieve necessary for the purpose of comparison. generally. However.1 Basis of preparation of Financial Statements believes that the impact of recognising those revenues on cash basis will not be materially a. through the employee beneÀts. management believes that the estimates used in preparation of the Ànancial statements are 1. for practical reasons. net realisable value merger of the Department of Electricity of Ministry of inventory. The merger was receivable balances etc. reliable and affordable electric power by planning. power system both interconnected and isolated. The Àgures for the previous year are organizations with overlapping and duplication rearranged and reclassiÀed wherever of works. efÀciency and reliable service. Any revision to accounting estimates is recognised prospectively in the Nepal Electricity Authority ('NEA') was incorporated current and future periods. the principles set out in IFRS. some income and expenses are accounted on a 1.2 Foreign Currency Transactions b. The Ànancial statements have been prepared different from the current practice. FINANCE DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 SigniÀcant Accounting Policies For the year ended July 15. The balances of monetary assets and reported balance of assets and liabilities. Management 1. constructing. The Ànancial statements are prepared. Examples of on Bhadra 1.

7 Inventories „ Inventories include goods in hand being held 1. 1. Bonus shares or construction/erection together with other issued by investee companies have not been incidental costs and charges attributable to accounted in books. furniture and ¿xtures. costs directly attributable to the acquisition. The cost of property. All expenditures in developing property. necessary to make the sale. tools and instruments. Depreciation is provided on Property. plant and equipment are stated at cost 1. The value of Capital identiÀed by management as obsolete or works-in-progress includes stock of equipment otherwise. lying in store or in transit for the purpose of use in Depreciation Rate Assets Category (per annum) (a) Land - (b) Buildings 2% (c) Hydro Electric Structures 2%-3% (d) Hydro Electric Plant & Machinery 3% (e) Internal Combustion on plant & machinery 2.6 Investments in Shares of acquisition and/or cost of construction less All investments in shares are carried at cost. and equipment not yet completed or not ready to adjustments are made for those inventories use are categorised as CWIP. less estimated costs.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 currency of the primary economic environment the construction or development. Plant and Equipment Property. accumulated depreciation. using the weighted average assets. Further. total number of bringing the asset to its working condition for bonus shares received has been disclosed with its intended use and also include borrowing initial investment. 132 KV and above) 3% (g) Transmission lines (33 KV) 3% (h) Transmission Substations 3% (i) Distribution system (including below11 KV Transmission lines) 3%-4% (j) Solar Power 3% (k) Meter & metering equipment 10% (l) Consumer Services 7% (m) Public lighting 3% (n) Vehicles.5 Capital Work in Progress (CWIP) estimated by the management in the ordinary course of business. Plant and Equipment. 1. „ Inventories are valued at lower of cost or net based on the estimated useful lives of those realisable value. in plant and equipment include cost of acquisition the value of such investments. The rates of depreciation applied on method. on straight-line method. It also includes in which the Authority operates (the functional the balances with contractors and suppliers for currency). 20% (o) Of¿ce Equipment 15% (p) Miscellaneous properties 50% (q) Additions during the year 50% of applicable rates 148 Nepal Electricity Authority .5% (f) Transmission lines (66 KV. However. construction/erection of qualifying asset. upon commissioning or identiÀed as being ready to use. plant and equipment are as follows: „ Net realizable value is the sale price as 1. Write-downs are made for impairment. if any. which is the Nepalese Rupees the value yet to be received. in short).4 Depreciation for use. except land. These are capitalised (indicated as Rs. property. plants if any. sale or as spares.3 Property.

other than retirement accounts which may or may not bear interest.11 Foreign Currency Loans estimate. progress. For Retirement BeneÀts Plans date of the Ànancial position are classiÀed as non.12 Trade and Other Payables initially as Capital Reserve and subsequently Liabilities for creditors and other payables are adjusted as income in the same proportion as carried at cost which is the fair value of the depreciation is charged on such assets. Recognition of Provisions involves substantial 1. Other borrowing costs are treated as an Pension. Contingent liabilities are disclosed in respect of possible present obligations that have arose 1.15 Grant–in-Aid. Agencies towards capital expenditure as well as consumers’ contribution to capital work are treated 1. construction of a qualifying asset are included in the cost of that asset irrespective of the physical „ DeÀned BeneÀt Plans (such as Gratuity. Provisions are reviewed at each statement of Ànancial Cash and cash equivalents are carried at cost. but beneÀts. cash-in-transit (bank current best estimate.14 Employee BeneÀts with banks in the various forms of deposit a. it is probable that an outÁow Trade receivable are stated at carrying values of resources embodying economic beneÀts will be except for those identiÀed by the management required to settle the obligation and the reliable as being doubtful on recovery.10 Finance Cost Borrowings that are due after 12 months from the b.13 Provisions from past events but their existence can only be Provisions are recognised when the Authority has conÀrmed on occurrence or non-occurrence of Nepal Electricity Authority 149 . 1. position date and are adjusted to reÁect the They include cash-in-hand. transfers and cheques in collection which are collected in the subsequent period). whether or not billed to the Authority. „ DeÀned Contribution Plans (such as Provident current liabilities and those less than 12 months Fund.8 Trade Receivables a present legal or constructive obligation as a result of past events. Retirement Fund and Insurance are classiÀed as current liabilities. Liabilities on foreign currency loans at the year end are converted into Nepali Rupees by applying 1. are accounted for in the period which are not of the nature of investments. Schemes) expenses are charged to income statement on the basis of the liability Finance costs that are directly attributable to the recognised for the period. during which the services have been rendered on accrual basis.16 Contingent Liabilities goods / services received. for doubtful recovery are reviewed by the management regularly.9 Cash and Cash equivalents degree of estimation in measurement. BeneÀts) expenses are charged to the income statement on the basis of management 1. The gain / loss arising there from such transaction are Grants-in-Aid received from the GoN or other recognised as proÀt or loss. consideration to be paid in the future for the 1. Such estimations estimate of the amount can be made. Leave Encashment and Medical expense in the period in which it occurs. Employee beneÀts. FINANCE DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 1. Contribution from Customer/Local Authority prevailing year-end exchange rates. and deposits 1.

Revenue from sale of electricity is shown net 1. Interest on investments and rental income Deferred tax is recognised on temporary difference. 150 Nepal Electricity Authority .A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 one or more uncertain future events not wholly d. deferred tax asset c. including are recognized only if there is virtual certainty services provided by Engineering Services. plant and has been recognised on estimated basis. Revenue from other services. Revenue from sale of electricity is recognised at the time of raising bills to the customers Insurance fund is created by setting aside a sum as per the billing cycle. Current tax b. surcharge on delayed payment etc. payable in respect of taxable income for the year. Other deferred tax recognised on cash basis. Penalty chargeable on late commercial within the control of NEA and possibility of outÁow operation date (COD) under power purchase of resources is not determinable. assets are recognised only to the extent there is reasonable certainty of realisation in future. are recognised on accrual basis. agreement (PPA) are accounted for on cash basis. 1. Rebate on payment before due date.19 Insurance Fund a. Revenue from the of Rs.17 Revenue from Sale of Electricity 1. Where when right to receive has been established. a. to cover any loss of property. 1. Deferred tax a. 20 million every year.20 Taxes of rebate. is of realization of such assets. being the difference between tax base of assets b. for any eventuality.18 Income from Other Sources b. equipment. in case of proÀt for billing cycle date up to Ashad End (Mid-July) the year. Dividend on investment in shares is recognized and liability and carrying amount thereto. there is carry forward losses. are accounted for on Current Tax is determined as the amount of tax cash basis.

FINANCE DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Statistics & Schematics Nepal Electricity Authority 151 .

A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Total Energy Available & Peak Demand 152 Nepal Electricity Authority .

FINANCE DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Growth of Consumers Nepal Electricity Authority 153 .

A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Electricity Sales 154 Nepal Electricity Authority .

FINANCE DIRECTORATE FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Revenue Nepal Electricity Authority 155 .

A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17
System Load Curve of Peak Load Day

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ELECTRICITY TARIFF FISCAL YEAR 2016/17

ANNEX-1
ELECTRICITY TARIFF
TARIFF RATES
1. Domestic Consumers
(a) Service and Energy Charge (Single Phase)
kWh 5 Ampere 15 Ampere 30 Ampere 60 Ampere
Service Energy Service Energy Service Energy Service Energy
(Monthly) Units Charge Charge Charge Charge Charge Charge Charge Charge
0-20 30.00 3.00 50.00 4.00 75.00 5.00 125.00 6.00
21-30 50.00 7.00 75.00 7.00 100.00 7.00 150.00 7.00
31-50 75.00 8.50 100.00 8.50 125.00 8.50 175.00 8.50
51-150 100.00 10.00 125.00 10.00 150.00 10.00 200.00 10.00
151-250 125.00 11.00 150.00 11.00 175.00 11.00 225.00 11.00
251-400 150.00 12.00 175.00 12.00 200.00 12.00 250.00 12.00
Above 400 175.00 13.00 200.00 13.00 225.00 13.00 275.00 13.00
(b) Service and Energy Charge (Three Phase)
Low Voltage (230/400 V)
Up to 10 KVA Above 10 KVA
kWh
Service Charge Energy Charge Service Charge Energy Charge
Up to 400 12.50 12.50
1100.00 1800.00
Above 400 13.50 13.50
(c) Service and Energy Charge: Three Phase
Medium Voltage (33/11 KV)
Up to 10 KVA
kWh
Service Charge Energy Charge
Up to 1000 11.00
1001-2000 1100.00 12.00
Above 2001 13.00
Billing Method (For 5 Ampere)
Rate Rs.
S. No. Electricity Consume Block Billing Method
Per Unit
Minimum Monthly Service Charge Rs. 30.00 for up to 20 units and Energy Charge
1 Up to 20 units 3.00
Rs. 3.00 per unit
Minimum Monthly Service Charge Rs. 50.00 and Energy Charge per unit Rs. 3.00
2 21 to 30 units 7.00
for per unit up to 20 units and Rs. 7.00 per unit for 21 units to 30 units
Minimum Monthly Service Charge Rs. 75.00 and Energy Charge per unit Rs. 3.00
3 31 to 50 units 8.50 for per unit up to 20 units and Rs. 7.00 per unit for 21 units to 30 units and Rs. 8.50
per unit for 31 units to 50 units
Minimum Monthly Service Charge Rs. 100.00 and Energy Charge per unit Rs.
3.00 for per unit up to 20 units and Rs. 7.00 per unit for 21 units to 30 units and
4 51 to 150 units 10.00
Rs. 8.50 per unit for 31 units to 50 units and Rs. 10.00 per unit for 51 units to 150
units
Minimum Monthly Service Charge Rs. 125.00 and Energy Charge per unit Rs.
3.00 for per unit up to 20 units and Rs. 7.00 per unit for 21 units to 30 units and Rs.
5 151 to 250 units 11.00
8.50 per unit for 31 units to 50 units and Rs. 10.00 per unit for 51 units to 150 units
and Rs. 11.00 per unit for 151 units to 250 units
Minimum Monthly Service Charge Rs. 150.00 and Energy Charge per unit Rs.
3.00 for per unit up to 20 units and Rs. 7.00 per unit for 21 units to 30 units and
6 251 to 400 units 12.00 Rs. 8.50 per unit for 31 units to 50 units and Rs. 10.00 per unit for 51 units to 150
units and Rs. 11.00 per unit for 151 units to 250 units and Rs. 12.00 per unit for
251 units to 400 units
Minimum Monthly Service Charge Rs. 175.00 minimum charge and Energy Charge
per unit Rs. 3.00 for per unit up to 20 units and Rs. 7.00 per unit for 21 units to 30
7 Above 400 13.00 units and Rs. 8.50 per unit for 31 units to 50 units and Rs. 10.00 per unit for 51
units to 150 units and Rs. 11.00 per unit for 151 units to 250 units and Rs. 12.00
per unit for 251 units to 400 units and Rs. 13.00 per unit for above 400 units

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Similarly, billing will be made for 15, 30 and 60 Ampere.
2. Other Consumers
2.1 Low Voltage (230/400 V)
Tariff Rate
Consumer Category Demand Charge Energy Charge
Rs. per KVA/ month Rs./unit
1. Industrial
a) Rural and Domestic 60.00 7.80
b) Small Industry 110.00 9.60
2. Commercial 325.00 11.20
3. Non-Commercial 215.00 12.00
4. Irrigation 4.30
5. Water Supply
a) Community Water Supply 155.00 5.20
b) Other Water Supply 230.00 7.20
6. Temple 6.10
7. Street Light
a) Metered 7.30
b) Non-Metered 2475.00
8. Temporary Supply 19.80
9. Non-Domestic 350.00 13.00
10. Entertainment Business 350.00 14.00

2.2 High Voltage
Tariff Rate
Consumer Category Demand Charge Energy Charge
Rs./KVA/month Rs./unit
A. High Voltage (66 KV or above)
1. Industrial 240.00 7.50
B. Medium Voltage (33 KV)
1. Industrial 255.00 8.40
2. Commercial 315.00 10.80
3. Non-commercial 240.00 11.40
4. Irrigation 55.00 4.80
5. Water Supply
a) Community Water Supply 220.00 6.00
b) Other Water Supply 220.00 6.60
6. Transportation
a) Trolley Bus 230.00 5.60
b) Other Transportation 255.00 8.60
7. Non-Domestic 350.00 12.55
8. Entertainment Business 350.00 13.50
C. Medium Voltage (11 KV)
1. Industrial 255.00 8.60
2. Commercial 315.00 11.10
3. Non-commercial 240.00 11.50
4. Irrigation 55.00 4.90
5. Water Supply
a) Community Water Supply 220.00 6.20

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00 7.00 7. High Voltage (66 KV or above) 1.00 13.50 4. Commercial 315.10 9.80 6.00 6. Foreign Mission.80 7.40 8. Industrial 250.00 ) (5.00 5. 75 5.40 8. Non-Domestic 350.90 11. ELECTRICITY TARIFF FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 b) Other Water Supply 220.40 6.00 8.70 5.50 7.50 7.00) month A.00 13.90 10.20 5.65 4.35 3. Industrial 240. Irrigation 55.50 4.60 5. INGO. Theater etc.20 5. Non-commercial 240. Star Hotel.10 b) Other Water Supply 220.40 8.40 7.00 12. Industrial 250.00 11. Entertainment Business 350. Time of Day (ToD) Tariff Rate a) Electricity Tariff Rate from Baishakh to Mangsir Tariff Rate Demand Consumer Category Charge Pick Time Off Pick Time Normal time Rs.75 4. Street Light 80. Transportation a) Trolley Bus 230.20 7.00 6.50 5.30 3.20 C.15 12.80 3. Water Supply a) Community Water Supply 220.40 2.30 6.00-23.25 4. Temple 220. Private Campus.00 9.50 B. Shopping Mall etc.00 9. 3.00 6.30 5.25 8. Medium Voltage (33 KV) 1.00 10.00 8.30 3.00 10.75 Nepal Electricity Authority 159 .55 2.50 6.60 6. Medium Voltage (11 KV) 1.00 3.00 9.00 8.00 12.25 8. Non-Commercial 240.90 Under Non-Domestic: Embassy. Street Light 80.60 b) Other Transportation 255.70 8.30 4.75 10.00) (23.50 5. Fun Park. Temporary Supply 330.00 12.00 12.00-5.00-17.00 9.10 3.20 8. Irrigation 55. per KVA/ (17. Commercial 315.00 10. Water Supply a) Community Water Supply 220.40 3.45 4.00 7.15 9.60 b) Other Transportation 255. Temple 220.00 14.00 4. Transportation a) Trolley Bus 230.00 9.00 10.90 b) Other Water Supply 220.20 5. Under Entertainment: Cinema Hall.90 8.15 4.80 3.70 5. Transportation a) Trolley Bus 230.00 12.00 7.40 6.00 13. Temporary Supply 330.60 11.15 4.40 3.50 b) Other Transportation 255.40 6.15 7.

Medium Voltage (33 KV) 1. Street Light 80.00 10.50 7. Transportation a) Trolley Bus 230. Industrial 240.10 3.00 7.75 4. they will be charged as per 11 KV Tariff Structure. then KVA=kW/0.30 9. Non-commercial 240.25 Above (N* x 30) units 6. f) If New Additional Consumers applying for 11 KV supply are to be supplied at 33 KV.20 8.30 7.00 14.80 3.25 Above (N* x 30) units 6. Water Supply a) Community Water Supply 220. Otherwise their KVA demand shall be calculated as KVA=kW/07.00) A.10 b) Other Water Supply 220.75 5.50 12.55 2.00 9.40 2.25 N*= Total Number of Consumers of a Community Group Notes: a) Low Voltage refers to Electricity Supply of 230/400 V.00 8.45 6.30 4. Temporary Supply 330.60 11. Non-Commercial 240.40 6. d) If the Crematory House.50 8.00 12.00 7.00-23.00 8.40 8. b) If Demand Meter of any consumer reads kilowatts (kW).25 4. Community Wholesale Consumer: Voltage Level Energy Charge (Rs.00 7. Medium Voltage refers to 11 KV and 33 KV and High Voltage refers to 66 KV or above.00 10. Medium Voltage (11 KV) 1.90 b) Other Water Supply 220. High Voltage (66 KV or above) 1. Commercial 315.65 8. Irrigation 55. per KVA/ month (17.20 C. Governmental Hospital and Health Centers (except Residential Complex or part thereof) under the Government of Nepal pay the bill within 21 days.20 12. c) 10% rebated in total bill amount will be given to the Government of Nepal approved Industrial Districts.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 b) Electricity Tariff Rate from Paush to Chaitra Tariff Rate Consumer Category Demand Charge Pick Time Normal Time Rs.20 8.00 b) Lower Voltage Level (230/400 Volt) Upto (N* x 30) units 4. Water Supply a) Community Water Supply 220. Industrial 250. Transportation a) Trolley Bus 230.00 10.80 4.00 4.00-5.30 5. Irrigation 55. 20 percent rebate will be given in total bill amount. if the bill is paid within 21 days of billing date.00 11.50 B. Temple 220.00) (23.30 10.00 12.50 6.50 b) Other Transportation 255.8.00 9.60 b) Other Transportation 255.00 13.40 4.00 13. Commercial 315.00 6. Street Light 80.00 7.00 5.15 5. e) Consumers supplied at High Voltage (66 KV or above) and Medium Voltage (33 KV and 11 KV) should compulsorily install ToD Meter.10 9. Industrial 250. 160 Nepal Electricity Authority .00 10.50 8.00 9.40 4.40 7./unit) a) Medium Voltage (11KV/33KV) Upto (N* x 30) units 4.00 6.35 8. Consumers having kW demand meter shall mandatorily install capacitors within the given time.40 11.70 5.

Bajura** 200 16.536 Nepal Electricity Authority 161 .410 3 Marsyangdi 69. Achham 400 21.000 Total Major Hydro (NEA)-Grid Connected 473.000 20 Jomsom** 240 5 Upper Trishuli 3A HEP 60. Jhupra(Surkhet)*** 345 4 DudhKoshi Storage HEP 300. Heldung(Humla) 500 Total 4.394 8 Devighat 14.000 1 Simikot 50 5 Sunkoshi 10. Syangja*** 80 8 Chainpur Seti HEP 210. Jumla** 200 6 Uttar Ganga Storage HEP 828.770. Manag** 80 *** Not in Normal Operation 12.000 6.047.000 25 Doti*** 200 10 Madhya Bhotekoshi 102.200 Total Hydro(IPP) 441.930 10 Puwa Khola 6.000 18 Tinau 1.000 8.500 24 Surnaiyagad 200 9 Rasuwagadi 111.000 1 Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project 456.N.100 Total Small Hydro(NEA)-Isolated 4.000 1.000 7.000 21 Baglung*** 200 6 Rahughat HEP 40. Planned & Proposed Projects Capacity (kW) 1 Upper Arun HEP 335.050 2 Gamgadhi 50 6 Gandak 15.000 Total Hydro(NEA) 477. Taplejung** 125 ** Leased to Private Sector 11. Chaurjhari(Rukum)** 150 13.No Power Plants Capacity(kW) 1 Duhabi Multifuel 39.000 27 Terhathum** 100 Total 1.150 Total Thermal(NEA) 53. Gorkhe(Illam)*** 64 5 Tamor Storage HEP 762.000 22 Khandbari** 250 7 Upper Sanjen 14.500 S. Dhanding*** 32 7 Tamakoshi V HEP 95.N.000 5.410 Small Hydropower Plants Total Solar (NEA) 100 12 Sundarijal 640 Total Installed Capacity 972.000 Solar Power Plants 4 Trishuli 24.244 Total 473. Chame** 45 Note 10. Bhojpur** 250 15.400 Total installed Capacity (NEA & IPP)-Grid 967.000 Total 53.024 3 Chameliya HEP 30.394 S.492 13 Panauti 2.000 19 Pharping*** 500 4 Kulekhani III HEP 14. Bajhang** 200 17.000 1 Kaligandaki A 144.200 2. Arughat(Gorkha) 150 18. Dolpa 200 22.000 4.No Thermal Power Plants Capacity(KW) S.200 2 Tanahu Hydropower Project 140.000 Total 100 7 Kulekhani I 60.000 17 Chatara 3.000 Small Hudropower Plants(Isolated) 2 Upper Modi A HEP 42.410 2 Middle Marsyangdi 70. FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Electricity Generation Power Plants and Projects Major Hydropower Stations S.856 14 Fewa 1. kalokot 500 23.200 9. Rupalgad(Dadeldhura) 100 20. Okhaldhunga 125 19.982 Sub Total 459.000 15 Seti(Pokhara) 1. Under Construction Projects Capacity(kW) 16 Tatopani 2.000 2 Hetauda Diesel 14. Dhankuta*** 240 3 Upper Modi HEP 18.000 3.800 Total Hydro(Nepal) 918. Darchula** 300 Total 2.100 28 Gamgad 400 Sub Total 14.000 26 Ramechahap 150 11 Upper Trishuli 3B 37. Syaprudaha(Rukum)** 200 14. Helambu 50 9 Andhikhola Storage HEP 180.052 11 Modi Khola 14.536 9 Kulekhani II 32.600 23 Phidim** 240 8 Sanjen 42.

Middle Marsyangdi P/S Single 22 BEAR 250 30 Chameliya-Attaria Single 118 BEAR 250 Total 2.819.8 120 14 Bhaktapur-Banepa-Panchkhal-Sunkoshi P/S Single 48 120 15 Indrawati. Marsyangdi Double 80 CARDINAL 420 27 Damak-Godak Single 35 BEAR 250 28 Kusum-Hapure Single 20.0 Type Length Conductor Conductor S.76 162 Nepal Electricity Authority .8 XLPE Cable 400 12 Suichatar-K3 Single 6.mm) 1 Anarmani-Duhabi Single 75.mm) 1 Chilime P/S-Trishuli P/S Single 39 WOLF 150 2 Trisuli P/S-Balaju Double 58 DOG 100 3 Trisuli P/S-Devighat P/S Single 4.N 400/220 kV Transmission Line of Ckts Circuit km Type Size (Sq.Panchkhal Single 28 95 Total 493.76 BEAR 250 2 Kusha-Katiya(India) Single 15 BEAR 250 3 Duhabi-Lahan-Cha-pur-Pathaliya/Parwanipur-Hetauda Double 598 BEAR 250 4 Hetauda-KL2 P/S Double 16 BEAR 250 5 Bharatpur-Marsyangdi P/S Single 25 DUCK 300 6 Hetauda-Bharatpur Single 70 PANTHER 200 7 Marsyangdi P/S-Suichatar Single 84 DUCK 300 8 Suichatar-KL2 P/S Double 72 BEAR 250 9 Suichatar-Balaju-Chapali-New Bhaktapur Double 26.1 BEAR 250 10 Suichatar-New Patan Double 13 WOLF 150 11 Teku-K3 (underground) Singlecore 2.3 BEAR 250 29 Bhulbhule.9 BEAR 250 10 New Bhaktapur-Lamosangu Double 96 BEAR 250 11 Lamosangu-Khimti P/S Single 46 BEAR 250 12 Lamosangu-Bhotekoshi P/S Single 31 BEAR 250 13 Bharatpur-Damauli Single 39 WOLF 150 14 Bharatpur-Kawasoti-Bardghat Single 70 PANTHER 200 15 Bardghat-Gandak P/S Double 28 PANTHER 200 16 Bardghat-Butwal Double 86 BEAR 250 17 Butwal-KGA P/S Double 116 DUCK 300 18 KGA P/S-Lekhnath Double 96 DUCK 300 19 Lekhnath-Damauli Single 45 WOLF 150 20 Lekhnath-Pokhara Single 7 DOG 100 21 Pokhara-Modikhola P/S Single 37 BEAR 250 22 Butwal-Shivapur-Lamahi Double 230 BEAR 250 23 Lamahi-Jhimruk P/S Single 50 DOG 100 24 Lamahi-Kohalpur-Lumki-Attariya Double 486 BEAR 250 25 Attariya-Mahendranagar-Gaddachauki Double 98 BEAR 250 26 Marsyangdi -M.9 XLPE Cable 250 & 500 13 New Patan-New Baneswor Single 2.mm) 1 Dhalkebar-Muzzaffarpur Cross Border Line Double 78 MOOSE 500 2 Khimti.0 Type Length Conductor Conductor S. Transmission Line Single 75 BISON 350 Total 153.6 DOG 100 5 Chapali-New Chabel Double 10 DOG 100 6 Balaju-Lainchor Single 2 PANTHER 200 7 Balaju-Siuchatar-KL1 P/S Double 72 WOLF 150 8 KL 1 P/S-Hetauda-Birgunj Double 144 WOLF 150 9 Suichatar-Teku Single 4.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Existing High Voltage Transmission Lines & Substations Type Length Conductor Conductor S.N 132 kV Transmission Line of Ckts Circuit km Type Size (Sq.Dhalkebar 220 kV 1st Ckt.56 WOLF 150 4 Devighat P/S-Chapali Double 58.N 66 kV Transmission Line of Ckts Circuit km Type Size (Sq.

0 5 Teku 45.0 2 Amlekhgunj 7.5 33 Damak 30.5 9 Kawasoti 30.0 22 Pokhara 60.0 13 New-Chabel 67.0 16 Kamane 30.5 7 Balaju 45.0 15 Kusum 12.0 10 Bharatpur 67.0 34 Godak 30.5 UNDER CONSTRUCTION S/S PLANNED & PROPOSED S/S S.0 8 Baneshwor 36.0 6 Patan 54.0 10 Banepa 45.5 12 Parwanipur 193.0 5 Lamahi 60.0 4 K-3 45.0 4 Kohalpur 60. of S/S Total Capacity (MVA) 1 132/33 kV Singati 30 Up to 400kV 5 2025 2 132/33 kV Purbi Chitwan 30 Up to 220kV 18 3876 3 132/33kV Ghorahi 30 Up to 132kV 21 917 4 132/33 kV Markichwok 30 Total 6818 5 132/33 kV Rupani 63 6 132/33kV Syaule 30 7 220/132 Trishuli 3B HUB 320 Total 533 Under Construction & Planned High Voltage Transmission Lines Type of Length Conductor Size S.Damauli Double 40 BEAR 250 6 Kabeli-Godak Double 145 BEAR 250 7 Singati-Lamosangu Double 76 BEAR 250 8 Solu Corridor Double 180 CARDINAL 420 9 Butwal-Lumbini Double 44 BEAR 250 10 Gulmi-Arghakhanchi-Gorusinghe Double 220 BEAR 250 11 Ramechap-Garjyang-Khimti Double 60 BEAR 250 12 Dordi Corridor Double 32 BEAR 250 13 Modi-Lekhnath Double 84 BEAR 250 14 Lamahi-Ghorahi Double 38 BEAR 250 15 Bale¿ Corridor Double 40 BEAR 250 16 Bardaghat-Sardi Double 40 BEAR 250 17 Kushaha.0 11 Panchkhal 10. Substation Capacity (MVA) 1 Mahendranagar 17.5 32 Mirchaiya 30.5 30 Hapure 30.0 27 Balaju 45.0 17 Syangja 30. Substation Capacity (MVA) S.0 31 Chapali 30.108.0 Total 1.996 66KV SUBSTATIONS (CAPACITY IN MVA) S.mm) 1 Thankot-Chapagaon Double 57 BEAR 250 4 Dumre.5 28 Suichatar 113. Substation Capacity (MVA) S.Biratnagar Double 46 BEAR 250 18 Kusma-Lower Modi Single 6.0 24 Damauli 60.0 36 Kabeli 30.0 3 Lamki 22.2 BEAR 250 Total 1.0 14 Pathlaiya 22.5 19 Lahan 63.N.4 11 Hetauda 90.0 12 Lainchour 45.N.0 13 Chandranigahapur 60. Substation Capacity (MVA) 1 Birgung 85.N.0 7 Butwal 189.5 6 Shivapur 35.0 29 Matatirtha 22.0 25 Lamosagu 30.0 8 Bardghat 30.0 20 Duhabi 126.0 2 Attariya 60.0 35 Phidim 16.N.0 Total 621.0 18 Dhalkebar 93.0 26 Bhaktapur 94.N. Substation Capacity (MVA) Voltage Level No. FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Existing/Underconstruction Grid Substations 132 kV SUBSTATIONS (CAPACITY IN MVA) S.N.5 21 Anarmani 60.2 Nepal Electricity Authority 163 .0 14 Chapali 99.5 9 Indrawati 7.0 23 Lekhnath 22. 132 kV Transmission Line Conductor Type Ckts Circuit km (Sq.5 3 Simra 30.

357 Type of Length Conductor Size S.Jharlyang-Malekhu 220 kV Double 160 MOOSE 500 6 Lekhnath-Damauli 220 kV Double 80 MOOSE 500 Total 1820.N.0 Type of Length Conductor Size S.Rahughat Double 40 BEAR 250 3 Ghorahi-Madichaur Double 80 BEAR 250 4 Samundratar-Naubise/Chapali Double 40 BEAR 250 5 Bajhang-Deepayal-Attariya Double 260 BEAR 250 6 Hapure-Tulsipur Double 36 BEAR 250 7 Surkhet-Dailekh-Jumla Double 240 BEAR 250 8 Kaligandaki-Gulmi (Jhimruk) Double 86 BEAR 250 9 Baneshwor-Bhaktapur Double 24 XLPE 800 Total 846.N.mm) 1 Khimti-Dhalkebar 2nd Ckt Line Single 75 BISON 350 2 Hetauda-Bharatpur Double 146 BISON 350 3 Bharatpur-Bardghat Double 150 BISON 350 4 Koshi Corridor Double 286 MOOSE 500 5 Marsyangdi-Kathmandu Double 170 MOOSE 500 6 Kaligandaki Corridor Double 219.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 Type of Length Conductor Size S.mm) 1 Rupalgadh-Paschim Seti. 220 kV Transmission Line Conductor Type Ckts Circuit km (Sq.N.mm) 1 Dhalkebar-Loharpatti Double 40 BEAR 250 2 Dadakhet.N. 400 kV Transmission Line Conductor Type Ckts Circuit km (Sq. 400/220 kV Transmission Line Conductor Type Ckts Circuit km (Sq.mm) 1 Hetauda-Dhalkebar-Duhabi Double 570 MOOSE 500 2 Tamakoshi-Kathmandu 220/400kV Double 170 MOOSE 500 Total 740 PLANNED & PROPOSED Type of Length Conductor Size S. 132 kV Transmission Line Conductor Type Ckts Circuit km (Sq.8 MOOSE 500 7 Marsyangdi Corridor Double 230 MOOSE 500 8 Chilime-Trishuli Double 80 BISON 350 Total 1.00 164 Nepal Electricity Authority .Pahalwanpur 400 kV Double 240 MOOSE 500 2 Hetauda-Butwal-Lamki-Mahendranagar Double 1140 MOOSE 500 3 Kerung-Chilime Hub-Ratmate 400 kV Double 160 MOOSE 500 4 Bheri Corridor 400 kV Double 40 MOOSE 500 5 Trishuli 3B.

Pvt.05 Hydropower Dev. Thoppal Khola Dhading 1650 2059.15 2059.02 2070.03.) Ltd.15 32 Bhairabkunda Hydropower Pvt.) Ltd. Lower Piluwa Small Sankhuwasabha 990 2064. FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 NEPAL ELECTRICITY AUTHORITY IPPs' Hydro Power Projects (Operation) as of FY 2073/74 S.01.10.10. Ltd.14 37 Prime Hydropower Co.07. 26 Nyadi Group (P.10. Sipring Khola Dolkha 9658 2065.11.19 Power Company (P. Jhimruk Khola Pyuthan 12000 2058.24 2064.07.06.09.01 Development Company (P. Company (P. Khoranga Khola 17 Pheme Khola Panchtar 995 2057.29 2064.17 Development Co. Bhairab Kunda Sindhupalchowk 3000 2065.04.) Ltd.08.05 31 Laughing Buddha Power Nepal (P.14 Joshi Hydropower 40 Upper Puwa -1 Illam 3000 2066.30 Mailung Khola Hydro 38 Mailung Khola Rasuwa 5000 2058. Ltd.10. Seti-II Kaski 979 2063.29 2071. 22 Gandaki Hydro Power Co.04. 29 Synergy Power Development (P.23 2064.10.05. (P.03.12.07.01. Sisne Khola Small Palpa 750 2061.01 Hydropower Systems Pvt.04. 39 Aadishakti Power Dev.04.29 1994 6 Butwal Power Company Ltd. Ltd.04. Chaku Khola Sindhupalchok 3000 2056. Indrawati .12.10.04.) Ltd. Charanawati Khola Dolakha 3520 2067.10.11.03.07.11.1 Dhading 8400 2066.01.01 Development Co.10.04.02 2071.07.22 33 Nepal Hydro Developer Pvt.08.13 2070.24 35 Bojini Company Private Limited Jiri Khola Small Dolkha 2200 2065.20 2069.08 2071.III Sindhupalchowk 7500 2054.12.N. 21 Upper Hadi Khola Sindhupalchowk 991 2064. Belkhu Dhading 518 2064.06. Tadi Khola (Thaprek) Nuwakot 5000 2061.08 2065.10. Khimti Khola Dolkha 60000 2052.07. Co.02.04 2071.03 30 Ankhu Khola Jal Bidhyut Co.10 Arun Valley Hydropower 8 Piluwa Khola Small Sankhuwasabha 3000 2056.12. Siuri Khola Lamjung 4950 2064.03 2058.12.27 2 Bhotekoshi Power Company Ltd.04. Ltd.) Ltd.22 And Services (P. Ltd.27 2061.14 Ridi Hydropower 20 Ridi Khola Gulmi 2400 2063.03.05.27 19 Task Hydropower Company (P.09 2060.01 Development Company Limited Nepal Electricity Authority 165 . 10 Sanima Hydropower (Pvt.02.11.01 Barun Hydropower 25 Hewa Khola Sankhuwasabha 4455 2061.) Ltd.03.11 2060.30 2069. Pvt.31 2064. (P) Ltd. Sunkoshi Small Sindhupalchok 2500 2058.08 2066.) Ltd.01 12 Khudi Hydropower Ltd. Ltd.22 2070.10. Lower Chaku Khola Sindhupalchowk 1800 2063.23 2071.06 2057. Baramchi Khola Sindhupalchowk 4200 2058.15 2069. (P.09.08.01 36 Sanima Mai Hydropower Limited Mai Khola Ilam 22000 2067.10.04. Middle Chaku Sindhupalchowk 1800 2066. 24 Baneswor Hydropower Pvt.04 2063. Andhi Khola Syangza 9400 2058. Pvt.10 Bhagawati Hydropower 28 Bijayapur-1 Kaski 4410 2066. 18 Uni¿ed Hydropower (P.20 2069. (P.) Ltd. Ltd.12.07 2066. Pati Khola Small Parbat 996 2062.) Ltd. Ltd.15 13 Unique Hydel Co.Ltd.) Ltd.07.) Ltd.04.03.22 7 Syange Electricity Company Limited Syange Khola Lamjung 183 2058.28 2065.10.06.14 Company Ltd.24 34 Laughing Buddha Power Nepal Pvt.08.13 15 Gautam Buddha Hydropower (Pvt.02 2068. Mardi Khola Kaski 4800 2060.) Ltd.05.04.) Ltd. Rairang Hydro Power 9 Rairang Khola Dhading 500 2059. Pvt.03.10.12.02. Pvt.19 2067.11.11 11 Alliance Power Nepal Pvt.Ltd.01 Kathmandu Small 16 Sali Nadi Kathmandu 250 2062.21 2068.14 2063.01 2057. Ltd.06.03 2069.10.08. Ankhu Khola .10.11 3 Chilime Hydro Power Company Ltd.08 Himal Dolkha Hydropower 23 Mai Khola Ilam 4500 2063. Bhotekoshi Khola Sindhupalchowk 45000 2053. Ltd.) Ltd. Chilime Rasuwa 22100 2054.11.11. Khudi Khola Lamjung 4000 2058.04 Development Co.08 4 National Hydro Power Company Ltd.21 5 Butwal Power Company Ltd.10 Development Co. Lower Modi 1 Parbat 10000 2065. Centre for Power Dev. Developer Projects Location Capacity (kW) PPA Date COD 1 Himal Power Ltd.08.23 2071.28 2061.07 2066.09 2071.07.05.17 2069.30 27 United Modi Hydropwer Pvt.) Ltd.08. (P.03 2062.03.27 14 Thoppal Khola Hydro Power Co.

12.08. Power Co. (Previously 49 Mai Valley Upper Mai Khola Ilam 9980 2061.10.13 Khani Khola Hydropower 55 Khani Khola Lalitpur 2000 2069.09 Eng.23 2072.07 2074. 54 Daraudi Kalika Hydro Pvt.11. Ltd.04.13 Kutheli Bukhari 46 Suspa Bukhari Dolakha 998 2069.18 60 Bhugol Energy Dev Compay (P).04. Sinohydro-Sagarmatha 53 Upper Marsyangdi "A" Lamjung 50000 2067.19 2073.05. Pvt.052.05 2073.19 2072. Jogmai Ilam 7600 2069. Radhi Khola Lamjung 4400 2066.03.29 Panchakanya Mai Hydropower Ltd.31 43 Api Power Company Pvt.4 2069.32 2072.01. Daraudi Khola A Gorkha 6000 2068.19 2073.10 2073.08.12.12 2072.03 Small Hydropower (P). Ltd.09.04.18 2071. Ltd.07.22 59 Sanvi Energy pvt.03.09 2071.06.25 58 Panchthar Power Company Pvt.19 2073.02 Pashupati Environmental 44 Chhote Khola Gorkha 993 2067. Mai Cascade Ilam 7000 2069. Ltd.30 2073.14 2073. Ltd.15 Khanepani bewasthapan Board 48 Sanima Mai Hydropower Ltd.05.03 57 Madi Power Pvt.10.01.40 166 Nepal Electricity Authority .06.Ltd Kathmandu Upatyaka 47 Solar Lalitpur 680. Ltd. 56 Sapsu Kalika Hydropower Co.05.01. Ltd. Miya Khola Khotang 996 2069. Khani Khola Hydropower 52 Tungun-Thosne Lalitpur 4360 2069. 45 Chhyangdi Hydropower Limited Chhandi Lamjung 2000 2068.31 Research Centre Pvt.12.12.1.09 Company Pvt.10. Hewa Khola A Panchthar 14900 2068. Naugadh gad Khola Darchula 8500 2067.12.03. Ltd Dwari Khola Dailekha 3750 2069.04.05. Ltd.08. Upper Hugdi Khola Gulmi 5000 2066.20 Company Pvt.09.02.09.10.21 2073.04 2071.05. Upper Madi Kaski 25000 2066.17 Power Company (P) Ltd.05 2073.12 2069.08.09. Ltd.23 TOTAL 441.07.09 and prior to that East Nepal) 50 Sayapatri Hydropower Private Limited Daram Khola A Baglung 2500 2068.12 Electro-com and 51 Jhyadi Khola Sindhupalchowk 2000 2067.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 41 Ruru Hydropower Project (P) Ltd.30 2073.30 2074.12. Pvt.09 42 Radhi Bidyut Company Ltd. Ltd.

Upper Chaku A Sindhupalchowk 22200 2067. Kabeli B-1 25000 2069.01 7 Sikles Hydropower Pvt. Pikhuwa Khola Bhojpur 5000 2066.16 2069.28 13 Shiva Shree Hydropower (P.10.5 2067. Ltd.30 2071. Madkyu Khola Kaski 13000 2066.22 27 Mandakini Hydropower Limited Sardi Khola Kaski 4000 2068.12 32 Himalayan Power Partner Pvt.10.21 (for 15MW) 15 Himalaya Urja Bikas Co.06. Ltd. Mistri Khola Myagdi 42000 2067.10.25 2074.16 30 Suryakunda Hydroelectric Pvt.12.Ltd Upper Belkhu Dhading 750 2068.3.7.3. Pvt.17 (for 2067.03.01.08.14 33 Sasha Engingeering Hydropower (P).10. Ltd.10. Ltd.10.23 2071.7. Ltd.28 2071.12.10.04.Pvt.19 2075.11 2072.29 18 Robust Energy Ltd. Upper Khimti Ramechhap 12000 2067. Ltd. Upper Mailung A Rasuwa 6420 2067.07.2 Units 2063. Ltd.14 2073.07 26 Dronanchal Hydropower Co. Chake Khola Ramechhap 2830 2065.04.12.04.09.06. Ltd.01.9.Limited Upper Sanjen Rasuwa 14800 2068.22 2071.25 2075.16 2065. Ltd. Ltd.2.03 2074.24 2475kW) 2076.01 2074.17 Taplejung.ltd Tadi Khola Nuwakot 5000 2067.30 2073.1 2071.16 2077.03.02.12. 2 Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Ltd. Dhansi Khola Rolpa 955 2067.02. Ltd.05.ltd Theule Khola Baglung 1500 2066. Khani khola-1 Dolakha 40000 25MW) 2076.14 24 Sanjen Hydropower Company Limited Sanjen Rasuwa 42500 2068.30 (2525kW) 2072. Middle Bhotekoshi Sindhupalchowk 102000 2068. Upper Tadi Nuwakot 11000 2068.10.15 (for 675kw) 5 Garjang Upatyaka Hydropower (P.24 14 Greenlife Energy Pvt.06 2065.03.09.06 2073.12.12.09.1 (for 990kw) 4 Nama Buddha Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.16 10 Hira Ratna Hydropower P.29 2074. Ltd.Ltd Gelun Sindhupalchowk 3200 2068.9.09 2075.11.12.31 2066.10.03.10.23 31 Mai Valley Hydropower Private Limited Upper Mai C Ilam 5100 2068.23 2075.10.10 . Developers Projects Location Capacity PPA Date RCOD (kW) 2069.20 2076.06.28 2076.21 2069. Thapa Khola Myagdi 11200 2067.19 17 Green Ventures Pvt. 34 Arun Kabeli Power Ltd. Namarjun Madi Kaski 11800 2066.11.04.10.01 2076.03.20 2074.28 22 Chilime Hydro Power Company Ltd.03 2074. Dordi Khola Lamjung 27000 2069.05.4 Units.03. Likhu-IV Ramechhap 52400 2071.05.09.01.11 2071.01 11 Energy Engineering Pvt.Pvt.11.07.08.25 2070.10.16 28 Dibyaswari Hydropower Limited Sabha Khola Sankhuwasabha 4000 2068. Ltd.17 2072.09.09.05. Ltd Khani Khola(Dolakha) Dolakha 30000 2069.4.Ltd Dhunge-Jiri Dolakha 600 2068.) Ltd.31 20 Sanjen Hydropower Co.01 2075.12 2069.25 2072.03.4.11.07. Pvt.30 .11. Lower Modi Parbat 20000 2068.03.14 19 Manang Trade Link Pvt.3.08.32 16 Mount Kailash Energy Pvt.) Ltd.01 21 Middle Bhotekoshi Jalbidhyut Company Ltd.09.11.11.01 3 Shibani Hydropower Co.2.01 25 Gelun Hydropower Co.22 2077.01 12 Teleye Samyak Hydropower Company Pvt. Tinau Khola Small Palpa 1665 2074. Rasuwagadhi Rasuwa 111000 2068.01 23 Water and Energy Nepal Pvt.03 29 Dariyal Small Hydropower Pvt.03 (3032kw) 8 Jumdi Hydropower Pvt.12.17 6 Himalayan Hydropower Pvt.10 Panchthar Nepal Electricity Authority 167 . Upper Tamakoshi Dolkha 456000 2067. Phawa Khola Taplejung 4950 2067.11.05.N.30 (for 1 Eastern Hydropower Pvt.28 2075.11 9 Barahi Hydropower Pvt.6.13 2072.11 2073. Ltd. Jumdi Khola Gulmi 1750 2066.09 2075. FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 NEPAL ELECTRICITY AUTHORITY IPPs' Hydropower Projects (Under Construction) as of FY 2073/74 (Financial Closure concluded projects) Installed S. Badi Gad Baglung 6600 2068. Ltd.

Ltd Phalankhu Khola Rasuwa 13700 2069. Mai sana Cascade Ilam 8000 2069. P.14 2075.04.10.22 8. Ltd.9. Upper Parajuli Khola Dailekh 2150 2069. Ltd.07.31 2071.20 2069.15 53 Molung Hydropower Company Pvt.10. Ltd. Upper Solu Solukhumbu 18000 2074.4.01 55 Himalaya Urja Bikas Co.16 (For 46 Universal Power Company Ltd. Rawa Khola Khotang 6500 2069.21 2071. Ltd.8.14 2071. Ltd. Ltd.03.07.30 Ghalemdi Hydro Limited (Previously.08.3.08.08.1 67 Singati Hydro Energy Pvt.12.06. Midim Karapu Lamjung 3000 2069.01 (for 2MW) Bindhyabasini Hydropower Development Co.08 2073.9. Lower Midim Lamjung 996 2070. Upper Khimti II Ramechhap 7000 2069.01 41 Reliable Hydropower Co.31 2074.10.19 2071. 51 Rudi Khola A Lamjung and Kaski 8800 2069.20 2073.08. Balephi A Sindhupalchowk 10600 2069.09 2073.Ltd Bagmati Khola Makawanpur 20000 2069.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 35 Rising Hydropower Compnay Ltd.17 64 Essel-Clean Solu Hydropower Pvt.09.08. Puwa Khola -1 Ilam 4000 2070.16 70 Puwa Khola-1 Hydropower P.08.01 (PPA Revived) 45 Dudhkoshi Power Company Pvt.) Ltd.05.10.26 2073. Pvt.02 2076. Teliya Khola Dhankuta 996 2069.7.01. Pvt. Middle Modi Parbat 15100 2069. Ltd.29 2075.07.1 69 Idi Hydropower Co.15 2075.4.12.06.26MW) 2076.15 2076. Ltd.09.28 2071.09.29 2076.04.02. Molung Khola Okhaldhunga 7000 2069. Ltd.9. Junbesi Khola Solukhumbu 5200 2069. Pvt.24 50 Union Hydropower Pvt Ltd.10. Ltd.15 66 Upper Solu Hydroelectric Company Pvt.9.14 37 Hydro Innovation Pvt. Pvt.21 2074.15 57 Dovan Hydropower Company Pvt.74MW) 47 Mandu Hydropower Company Pvt.30 38 Salankhu Khola Hydropower Pvt.01.30 71 Buddha Bhumi Nepal Hydro Power Co.8.14 2074.30 168 Nepal Electricity Authority .09.01 (for (P.6.08. Lower Solu Solukhumbu 82000 2070. Ltd. Upper Khadam Morang 990 2070. Ltd Kapadi Gad Doti 3330 2069.09. Ltd. Lower Tadi Nuwakot 4993 2070.06. Maya Khola Sankhuwasabha 14900 2070. Cemat 58 Ghalemdi Khola Myagdi 4000 2069. Khorunga Khola Terhathum 4800 2069. Tinekhu Khola Dolakha 990 2069.06. Ltd Solu Khola Solukhumbu 23500 2070.30 Power Dev Company (P).12.10.28 2073.07. Pvt. Ltd. Ltd.1 Rairang Hydropower Development Company 60 Iwa Khola Taplejung 9900 2070.08.01 2074.08 2071.) 59 Tallo Midim Jalbidhut Company Pvt. Ltd.15 36 Liberty Hydropower Pvt.7.1 62 Abiral Hydropower Co.1 68 Maya Khola Hydropower Co.01 56 Salmanidevi Hydropower (P).7 54 Betrawoti Hydropower Company (P).10 2074.1 40 Middle Modi Hydropower Ltd.06 2075. Lower Khare Dolakha 11000 2069.14 2074.21 2074.30 2074.10.6.09 2075.28 2074. Ltd.08.26 2073. 61 Tangchhar Hydro Pvt.28 2071. Pvt.3.12. Ltd. Ltd.10. Lohore Khola Dailekh 4200 2069. Singati Khola Dolakha 16000 2070. Khare Khola Dolakha 24100 2070.03.30 2076.12.10. Ltd.07.12.05.12.12.11 2073. Ltd.8MW) 52 Himal Dolkha Hydropower Company Ltd.06. Idi Khola Kaski 975 2070.27 2074.24 2075. Selang Khola Sindhupalchowk 990 2069.30 39 Moonlight Hydropower Pvt.12.17 43 Lohore Khola Hydropower Co. Ltd.01 63 Manakamana Engineering Hydropower Pvt.30 48 Madhya Midim Jalbidhyut Company P.10.7 2076.04.03 (For 2.1 49 Volcano Hydropower Pvt.07. Ltd. 6.16 42 Rara Hydropower Development Co. Ltd Tangchhahara Mustang 2200 2070.1.25 44 Beni Hydropower Project Pvt.11.25 2071.11. Ltd.10. Salankhu Khola Nuwakot 2500 2069.23 2072. Ltd.1 Ltd.02. Ghatte Khola Dolakha 5000 2070. Upper Dordi A Lamjung 25000 2069.08.5.16 2073. Middle Midim Lamjung 3100 2069.11.07. Ltd.30 65 Consortium Power Developers Pvt.

01 101 Terhathum Power Company Pvt.19 2077.15 89 Menchhiyam Hydropower Pvt.10.29 2076.4.29 88 Sanigad Hydro Pvt. Upper Naugad Gad Darchula 8000 2073.30 97 Richet Jalbidhyut Company Pvt.01 Ramechap 82 Research and Development Group Pvt.08.11 2076. Ltd.11 2076. Upper Piluwa Khola 2 Sankhuwasabha 4720 2072. Upper Mardi Kaski 7000 2073.09 Bindhyabasini Hydropower Development Co.04.29 Solu Khola 78 Hydro Venture Private Limited Solukhumbu 86000 2071. Ltd.06.10. Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.02.09.10.06 85 Suri Khola Hydropower Pvt.12.4.04.01. Upper Balephi A Sindhupalchowk 36000 2072.01 Ramechap Solukhumbu/ 80 Paan Himalaya Energy Private Limited Likhu-1 51400 2071.01 102 Super Mai Hydropower Pvt. Ltd. Ltd.) Ltd.01 Total 2043613. Ghar Khola Myagdi 8300 2073. 91 Chauri Hydropower (P.30 Bungal Hydro Pvt.02. Ltd.11. Ltd.11.12 2077.9 2075. Richet Khola Gorkha 4980 2073. Rukumgad Rukum 5000 2073.09.03.04.20 2076.) Ltd.01 Panchthar and 90 Kabeli Energy Limited Kabeli-A 37600 2072.07. Ltd.14 2075.01 Ramechap Solukhumbu/ 81 Numbur Himalaya Hydropower Pvt. Tallo Hewa Khola Panchthar 21600 2071.06.15 2076. Pvt.15 2076.31 98 United Idi Mardi and R.12.08.02.13 Taplejung Kavrepalanchowk. Super Mai Illam 7800 2073. Upper Khorunga Terhathum 7500 2073.29 Hydro Pvt.13 2077.11. Ltd. Ltd. Upper Kalangagad Bajhang 38460 2072. Ltd.13 2077.17 Small 95 Multi Energy Development Pvt. Rupse Khola Myagdi 4000 2071.05.07. Ltd. Sankhuwasabha 8500 2072.08.03. Ltd.01 Jeuligad Small 76 Rangoon Khola Hydropower Pvt. Ltd. Langtang Khola Rasuwa 10000 2072. Ltd.25 2075. FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 72 Mountain Hydro Nepal Pvt. (Previously Sanigad 86 Upper Sanigad Bajhang 10700 2072.17 2077.11. 5000 2072.08. Ltd. Ltd.12.03.04.05.23 2075. Ltd.11.19 2076. Ltd.02.23 2076.03. Bajhang 996 2071. 73 Rudi Khola B Lamjung and Kaski 6600 2071.02.09. Suri Khola Dolakha 6400 2072. Down Piluwa Sankhuwasabha 9500 2071.10 (Dudhkoshi) Solukhumbu/ 79 Global Hydropower Associate Pvt.03.15 93 Huaning Development Pvt.29 2076.04. Ltd.07. Chauri Khola Sindhupalchowk.04.32 (P.04.20 2074. Ltd.06 Upper Hewa Khola 94 Upper Hewa Khola Hydropower Co. Super Dordi 'Kha' Lamjung 49600 2071.06.20 2073.01.19 2077. Ltd.30 96 Myagdi Hydropower Pvt.17 2076.03 Hydropower Project 77 Peoples' Hydropower Company Pvt.12. Ltd.06 2077.10.0 Nepal Electricity Authority 169 .03.16 75 River Falls Hydropower Development Pvt.B.07 2076. Upper Myagdi Myagdi 20000 2071.04. Likhu-2 33400 2071.01 100 Api Power Company Pvt.08.05. Pvt.09.22 2077.18 2076. Likhu Khola A 24200 2071. Ltd.02 83 Hydro Empire Pvt. 74 Dordi Khola Jal Bidyut Company Ltd.07 2076.12.15 2077.03.29 2075.) 87 Kalanga Hydro Pvt. Ramechhap.06.09. Kalangagad Bajhang 15330 2072.02.05.30 84 Nyadi Hydropower Limited Nyadi Lamjung 30000 2072. Lower Chhote Khola Gorkha 997 2072.12.04 2076. Ltd. Dordi-1 Khola Lamjung 10300 2071.30 Dolakha 92 Pashupati Environmental Power Co.01 99 Rapti Hydro and General Construction Pvt.05.12 2077.

08 2071.0 170 Nepal Electricity Authority .03.05 50 Pokhari Hydropower Company Pvt.03.30 24 Siddhakali Power Limited Trishuli Galchi Nuwakot & Dhading 75000 2073. Ltd.28 2077.08.1 7 Ludee Hydropower Development Co.10.32 17 Yambling Hydropower Pvt.5.26 2075. Ltd. Ltd.12.17 15 Makari Gad Hydropower Pvt.25 2065.01 20 Leguwa Khola Laghu Jalbidhyut Sahakari Sastha Ltd.16 2074.12. Ltd.02.02.08 2070.23 32 Swet-Ganga Hydropower and Construction Ltd.21 2073. Yambling Khola Sindhupalchowk 7270 2072.30 48 Gorakshya Hydropower Pvt.10. Madhya Tara Khola Small Baglung 1700 2073. Ltd.01.30 29 Sindhujwala Hydropower Ltd.28 37 Sisa Hydro Electric Company Pvt.08.04.09 2076.09. Nyam Nyam Khola Rasuwa 6000 2074.11.21 2078.09.02 2077.06.01 2077.10.02.10.04.07. Leguwa Khola Small Dhankuta 640 2074.14 2075.01 Dolakha and 13 Peoples Hydro Co-operative Ltd.08.09.29 2077. Ltd. Ltd. Ltd.27 2077. Co. Ltd.12.11.08 2075.26 2078.17 19 Syauri Bhumey Microhydro Project Syauri Bhumey Nuwakot 23 2072. Darbang-Myagdi Myagdi 25000 2072.11. Ltd.07.24 2076.03.28 42 Siuri Nyadi Power Pvt.12. Pvt.14 44 United Mewa Khola Hydropower Pvt.11.14 2076.06.1 8 Rasuwa Hydropower Pvt.4. Ltd.06.27 2078.01. Mai Beni Illam 9008 2073. Upper Nyasem Sindhupalchowk 41400 2073.22 2076.08.01. Upper Daraudi-1 Gorkha 10000 2072.02 2076. Liping Khola Sindhupalchowk 16260 2073. Ltd.08. Ltd. Lower Modi 2 Parbat 10500 2072. Ltd Phalanku Khola Rasuwa 5000 2071. Ltd.03. Sabha Khola A Sankhuwasabha 8300 2071. Lower Selang Sindhupalchowk 1500 2074.04.A YEAR IN REVIEW FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 NEPAL ELECTRICITY AUTHORITY IPPs' Hydropower Projects in Different Stages of Development as of FY 2073/74 (Without Financial Closure) Installed PPA S.02 31 Taksar-Pikhuwa Hydropower Pvt. Daram Khola Baglung & Gulmi 7300 2073.24 2077.02.12.01 27 Energy Venture Pvt.01 45 Parbat Paiyun Khola Hydropower Company Pvt.02. Sabha Khola B Sankhuwasabha 15100 2074. Ankhu Khola Dhading 34000 2073.10.04.10 2073.03.09. Ltd.02.31 51 Nyam Nyam Hydropower Company Pvt.04.29 2077. Tame Khola Dailekh 1250 2068.02.15 49 Chhyangdi Hydropower Limited Upper Chhyangdi Khola Lamjung 4000 2074.28 2075.31 Total 910311.29 2076.24 2076. Pvt.) Ltd.22 2075. Upper Mailun Rasuwa 14300 2068. Ltd Upper Ingwa khola Taplejung 9700 2068. Upper Rawa Khotang 2800 2073.01 40 Him Consult Pvt. Middle Tamor Taplejung 52100 2073.01. Ltd. Ltd.07. Super Madi Kaski 44000 2073.05.04.20 2077. Nilgiri Khola-2 Myagdi 62000 2074.19 41 Himali Rural Electric Co-operative Ltd.08. Sisa Khola A Solukhumbu 2800 2073.22 26 Chirkhwa Hydropower Pvt.21 2077.12 38 Nilgiri Khola Hydropower Co.22 2078.01 4 Molnia Power Ltd.01 Dolakha 23 Ankhu Hydropower (P.) Ltd.03.16 2 Balephi Jalbidhyut Co.13 2075.12.04. Mewa Khola Taplejung 50000 2074. Rele Khola Myagdi 6000 2074.01 21 Salasungi Power Limited Sanjen Khola Rasuwa 78000 2072. Balephi Sindhupalchowk 23520 2073.28 2077.05 2081. Developers Projects Location RCOD Capacity(kW) Date 1 TMB Energietechnik Narayani Shankar Biomass Rupandehi 600 2063.02. Khimti-2 48800 2072.30 39 Chirkhwa Hydropower Pvt.03.09. Seti Khola Parbat 3500 2074.8.01 25 Him River Power Pvt.02.04.23 2072. Ltd.08. Makarigad Darchula 10000 2072.09.01 Ramechhap 14 Diamond Hydropower Pvt.01.01.03.11. Super Nyadi Lamjung 40270 2074.09. Super Ankhu Khola Dhading 23500 2074.08.09.18 2067. Sano Milti 3000 2073.12.06. Chulepu Khola Ramechhap 8520 2071. Ltd. Ltd.30 2076. Upper Lapche Dolakha 52000 2073.30 47 Nilgiri Khola Hydropower Co.28 2077. Upper Syange Khola Lamjung 2400 2072.03.N.26 2078.04.01 9 Dipsabha Hydropower Pvt.09.01 5 Jywala Sajhedari Hydropower Company Pvt.13 11 Dhaulagiri Kalika Hydro Pvt.30 2080.01 2076. Bijayapur 2 Khola Small Kaski 4500 2072.17 18 United Modi Hydropwer Ltd. Lower Likhu Ramechhap 28100 2073.08 Ramechhap and 22 Sano Milti Khola Hydropower Ltd.10.14 2075.4. Ltd.19 2079. Ltd.02. Ltd.01.30 30 Samling Power Company Pvt.10.03.30 3 Ingwa Hydro Power Pvt.28 34 Daram Khola Hydro Energy Ltd.12.12.08 35 Pahadi Hydro Power Company (P.Ltd Ludee Khola Gorkha 750 2071.23 2073.29 36 Himal Hydro and General Construction Ltd. Lower Chirkhwa Bhojpur 4060 2074.03.14 2078.25 12 Upper Syange Hydropower P.02.15 2080. Lankhuwa Khola Sankhuwasabha 5000 2074.02.20 2078.06.12.) Ltd.03.30 28 Rawa Energy Development Pvt. Ltd.12 2075. Leguwa Khola Dhankuta 40 2072. Ltd.15 10 Chandeshwori Mahadev Khola MH.03.05.20 2078. Midim Khola Lamjung 100 2070. Upper Chirkhwa Bhojpur 4700 2073.04.21 2074.4. Ltd.15 33 Tamor Sanima Energy Pvt. Nilgiri Khola Myagdi 38000 2073.20 2070.12.09.14 2078.26 2078. Ltd.30 46 Sewa Hydro Ltd. Taksar Pikhuwa Bhojpur 8000 2073.15 6 Deurali Bahuudesiya Sahakari Sanstha Ltd. Ltd.08.09.12.32 16 Civil Hydropower Pvt.03.01 43 Sabha Pokhari Hydro Power (P.02.2.

to ¿nancial Unclosure Sunkoshi Hydro Lower Indrawati Termination of Generation 19 Sindhupalchok 4500 Power Co. Ltd.) Ltd. Ltd.N. Ltd.) Ltd. Generation license by DOED Swayambhu Auto termination due 12 Upper charnawati Dolakha 2020 Hydropower Pvt. (P. Ltd to ¿nancial Unclosure Welcome Energy 13 Lower Balephi Sindhupalchowk 18514 Event of Default Development Co. to Financial Closure Ashmita Auto termination due 18 Sunkoshi (Tocardo) Ramechhap 400 Hydropower Co. Triyog Energy & 2 Middle Gaddigad Doti 3500 Event of Default Development Pvt.) Ltd. Termination of 11 Madi-1 Khola Kaski 10000 Ltd. Shreerup Hydropower 3 Seti Khola Chitwan 465 Event of Default Co. Ltd. to Financial Closure Shakti Urja Bikash Event of Default related 17 Tauthali Khola Sindhupalchowk 950 Company Pvt. to Financial Closure Dupcheshowr Mahadev Event of Default related 16 Middle Tadi Nuwakot 5325 Hydro Co. FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 NEPAL ELECTRICITY AUTHORITY IPPs' Hydro Power Projects (Terminated Projects) as of FY 2073/74 Capacity S. Ltd. Power (P. (P) Ltd.) Ltd. (P.) Ltd. Pvt. Ltd.Pvt.Ltd Closure Upper Piluwa Khola Event of Default related 9 Upper Piluwa Khola Sankhuwa Sabha 9622 Hydropower Co. to Financial Closure Apolo Event of Default related 15 Buku Khola Solukhumbu 6000 Hydropower Pvt. Gayatri Hydro 5 Charanawati Dolakha 980 Event of Default Power (P. Ltd.) Ltd. Pvt. Ltd. Dapcha-Roshi Kavrepalanchowk 5000 License terminated by DOED Eklekunda Event of Default related to Financial 8 Dorkhu Khola Nuwakot 990 Hydropower Co. Annapurna Group Pvt. to Financial Closure Baishno Devi Hydro 10 Lower Sunkoshi -III Sindhupalchowk 9900 Event of Default Power (P. Pvt. Rshikesh Event of Default related to 6 Upper Jumdi Gulmi 995 Hydropower Pvt. Financial Closure Application of Generation 7 L. Developer Project Location Reason for Termination (kW) Mansarowar 1 Golmagad Doti 580 Event of Default Powers (P. Khola license by DOED Total 83841 Nepal Electricity Authority 171 . Midim Event of Default related 14 Midim Lamjung 3400 Hydropower Pvt. K. Universal Power 4 Ladku Khola Kavrepalanchowk 700 Event of Default Company (P) Ltd.

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