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Decision to shut down 7339 MW power plants running on expensive fuel


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The 10-year plan for cheap power generation has been sent to Nepraco for approval – Photo: File

It has been decided to close 7339 MW power plants running on expensive fuel.

A 10-year plan for generation of cheap electricity has been sent to Nepra for approval, which has been confirmed by Nepra.

According to Nepra, the plan for cheap electricity from NTDC has been sent to Nepra, the Indicative Generation Capacity Expansion Plan of cheap electricity has been proposed from 2022 to 2031 and under the plan, it has been suggested to add 14 thousand 159 MW of cheap electricity to the system. Is.

According to NEPRA, the electricity demand is estimated to reach 44,668 MW from 2022 to 2031.

According to the announcement, Nepra will hear on October 19 on the long-term plan for cheap electricity, the proposals of the provincial governments have also been included in the plan.

The proposed plan also proposes to close 11 furnace oil and 5 imported LNG power plants.

The proposed plan also includes the proposal to close 3 more gas-fired power plants of 682 MW.

Two furnace oil and two imported LNG plants of K Electric have also been proposed to be closed, while 4,320 MW of net metering is estimated to be added to the system.

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