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1.25 megawatt solar energy added to national grid

1.25 megawatt solar energy added to national grid

KATHMANDU: The nationwide transmission system has obtained extra 1.25 megawatt photo voltaic vitality from Wednesday.

The energy generated by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) in Nuwakot was linked to the nationwide grid, authority officers stated. Since the battery has not been mounted, the photo voltaic plant generates energy solely when there may be the sunshine.

With put in capability of 1.25 megawatt, it’s the largest photo voltaic plant venture within the nation to date. NEA’s Executive Director Kulman Ghising stated extra 10 megawatt vitality could be added to the nationwide grid inside one and a half month.

However, the latter is more likely to eat some extra time because the NEA is awaiting the approval of preliminary environmental examination (IEE) report. The NEA was supposed to produce the ability some 40 days in the past however couldn’t materialize because of lockdown, Ghising stated.

He seen that the transfer to generate solar energy has helped NEA in supply diversification of vitality.



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