Having completed Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University in 2013, Afterwards, the author earned his Master of Industrial/Engineering Management degree from St. Cloud State University, USA with full scale GPA. He has worked for government agencies and was also involved in lecturing. He is currently working as Electrical Engineer in Distribution System Upgrade and Expansion Project, Nepal Electricity Authority.
Nepal Electricity Authority has made significant improvement in reducing distribution loss 11.28% from 14.82% of previous year. Per percent of distribution loss reduction benefits NEA with approx. 74 crore rupees, and loss reduction of 3.54% has benefitted 2 Arba 62 Crore Rupees to NEA. Loss reduction has two fold benefits to NEA and the country.
There are mainly three areas where losses occur in a feeder. Those are 11 kV line loss, Transformer loss and LT line loss. 11 kV and LT line losses can be divided into technical and non-technical losses. Transformer loss consists of iron loss and copper loss.
In 18th February 2016, a cabinet meeting declared National Energy Crisis Reduction and Electricity Development Decades and endorsed an action plan for ending the energy crisis within 2 years. In the follow-up, Ministry of Energy has prepared a concrete action plan for reducing the power shortage within a year and achieving zero power shortage within […]