Strong Project Pipeline: Nepal’s Power Sector Poised for Major Growth

As of 2020-21, Nepal’s total installed capacity stands at 1,451.34 MW, having grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11 per cent from 855.88 MW in 2015-16. This includes both independent power projects (IPPs) and NEA projects. Of the total installed capacity, hydro accounts for the largest share of 96.23 per cent, followed by thermal with 3.68 per cent and solar with the remaining 0.09 per cent.

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