Cleaner air, longer lives

Air pollution is reducing the lifespan of Nepalis, and we know how to clean it up

Geopolitics of Nepal’s rivers

India edges China out of Nepal’s river projects as water becomes a strategic commodity

Nepal’s energy policy in 2023 and beyond

A shift to clean energy is long overdue in Nepal, not so much to save the planet but to save our economy

MCC gets green light in Nepal

Five years after Nepal signed the US-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact in 2017, Parliament on Sunday finally ratified the $500 million grant for...

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Nepal backs EVs to boost hydro-electricity uptake

Nepalis with battery-operated vehicles can now install a separate household meter to charge their vehicles as part of a drive by the...

The cost of no MCC

Nepal could lose Rs142 billion a year in wasted surplus energy if the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) project designed to upgrade the electricity grid...

Challenge of the millennium

The most tangible collateral damage of Nepal’s chronic political instability is going to be the effort to streamline Nepal’s electricity grid. Politicians have weaponised...

The Kosi’s sorrow, and scope

Exploring Nepal’s largest river during a destructive monsoon

Nepal’s 1st hydroelectric plant is a museum piece

It was 6:30pm on 22 May 1911, and the sun had just set in Kathmandu when King Prithvi Bir Bikram Shah arrived...

Power cuts are back in Nepal

A combination of low river flow, high winter power demand and old-fashioned mismanagement have meant that Nepalis are once more suffering from power...

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