Construction of a solar project has started at Trishuli in Nuwakot.
The 25-megawatt project is estimated to cost approximately Rs 4 billion to be funded by the government, and the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA). The World Bank will also provide concessional loan. Its completion target is one year.
The project, which will be set up in the periphery of Devighat Hydropower Centre, will be link to the national grid, said NEA Executive Director Kulman Ghising, talking to RSS.
This would be the largest solar power project in the country so far.
Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun was also present on the occasion.