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फिचर

Hydro Hopes: Tapping the Untapped Potential

Kathmandu; Enduring long hours of load-shedding everyday for over a decade, Nepal became free from the problem of power blackout only a couple of years ago. And today, perhaps for the first ti...

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अफ ट्रयाक

Trade to India: Ethics or Electricity!

२०७७ माघ १९

The Private Sector at Risk

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प्रोफाइल

The forgotten tale of Nepal’s first hydro project

On May 22 1911 at around 6:30 pm, the erstwhile King of Nepal Prithvi Bir Bikram Shah inaugurated Nepal’s first and South Asia’s second hydropower in Kathmandu by turning on the lights in Tudikhel located at the centre of the city. The Chandra Jyoti Electric Power station, named after the then Prime Minister Chandra Shumsher Rana, had an installed capacity of 500 kilowatts and took about four years and nearly one-million-days of work to complete. Built to light the palaces of the autocratic Rana rulers, the power station used water from two spring sources 12 kilometres south of Kathmandu.  

This was only 30 years after the installation of the world’s first hydropower plant on Fox river of Appleton, Wisconsin, in 1882, and a year before China built its first hydropower plant in 1912 in Yunnan province.

Despite this...

Pioneer of Clean Tempo – Sherchan

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Pioneer of Clean Tempo – Sherchan

Kathmandu; Dhumbarahi – Shree Gorakhnath Marg, House no. 187. There was a signboard of Pashupati Energy Company Limited on the roof. Another was stuck to the side- “Maya Khola Hydropower”. The inner room of the second floor was open. Bijayman Sherchan welcomed us coming outside. We entered inside with the bunches of flowers of his gratitude.

He left his revolving chair and came along to stay with us and started gossiping – “I’m like this. There’s a bit of leisure today.” Alike if there has hidden experiences & intellect inside snowy hair, dim face & wrinkled skin. How much water flowing from the mountain might have irrigated this nature? His experience canal has also irrigated enough in some parts of the nation. The white hair over his head proved itself that infinite bricks have been added on the...

Pioneer of Clean Tempo – Sherchan

Kathmandu; Dhumbarahi – Shree Gorakhnath Marg, House no. 187. There was a signboard of Pashupati Energy Company Limited on the roof. Another was stuck to the side- “Maya Khola Hydropower”. The inner room of the second floor was open. Bijayman Sherchan welcomed us coming outside. We entered inside with the bunches of flowers of his gratitude.

He left his revolving chair and came along to stay wi...