Nepal Electricity Authority to build and standardize 55 new substations

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) announced it will develop and standardize 55 substations across the country within the year.

Along with the end to power cuts in the country, NEA has said it will develop new substations and standardize existing substations in an effort to ensure effective power supply.

Under this plan, NEA will complete developing and standardizing 30 grids and 25 distribution substations. In the last one year, NEA has completed the construction of 19 grids and 20 distribution substations across the country. Five of the 20 new substations were inaugurated in the last three days.

“NEA plans to complete the construction of 600 kilometers of new transmission lines and 8,000 kilometers of distribution lines by the end of the year,” reads a press statement issued by NEA today.

NEA also informed that priority has been given to construction of high-capacity transmission lines along different industrial areas and corridors to ensure uninterrupted power supply in such areas.

Source: The Himalayan Times