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February 8, 2022

Kathmandu NEA Solar PV Park, Nepal

By Carmen

Kathmandu NEA Solar PV Park is a 25MW solar PV power project. It is located in Bagmati, Nepal. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 25 25 Active Bagmati, Nepal Nepal Electricity Authority

Description

The project is developed and owned by Nepal Electricity Authority.

Kathmandu NEA Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project generates 33GWh of electricity. The project cost is $37.219m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in June 2020.

Contractors Involved

Risen Energy was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Risen Energy was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company supplied modules with rated capacity of 275W.

The project is utilising trackers supplied by Schletter.

Risen Energy is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project for a period of 5 years.

About Nepal Electricity Authority

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is a power authority that generates, distributes, transmits, and maintains power. The authority’s services include recommending to government of Nepal, policies in the power sector, long and short term plans, recommends, determines, and realizes tariff structure for electricity consumption with prior approval of Government of Nepal. It also provides arrangements for training and study so as to produce skilled manpower in generation, distribution, transmission, and other sectors. NEA constructs, plans, operates, and maintains power generation, transmission and distribution facilities across Nepal. The authority offers its services across Nepal. NEA is headquartered in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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