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KATHMANDU: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has started exporting electricity generated from the Kaligandaki powerhouse from Saturday.
As per NEA, it has started exporting around 39 MW of electricity daily from the Trishuli and Devighat hydropower plants to the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) from Thursday. NEA will export 177.7 MW of electricity to India. Of which, 140 MW of Kaligandaki ‘A’, 23.2 MW of Trishuli and 14.5 MW of Devighat will be exported to India.
NEA is exporting the surplus energy to India after the power plants started running at full capacity due to the increased flow of water in the rivers with the arrival of monsoon.
As per NEA, the average selling price of electricity exported from Saturday night was Rs 11.2 (INR 7) per unit.
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