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Denizens troubled as demand surge strains Kathmandu’s poor electricity grid

The power utility has not been able to reinforce the decades-old infrastructures. Denizens troubled as demand surge strains Kathmandu’s poor electricity grid
As per electricity authority, the number of distribution transformers in Kathmandu stands at 6,391 and for safety issues, it can only flow power at a maximum of 60 percent capacity of the transformers. SHUTTERSTOCK
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Prahlad Rijal
Published at : January 4, 2020
Updated at : January 5, 2020 08:16
Kathmandu

Prahlad Rijal

Prahlad Rijal is a business reporter at The Kathmandu Post, focusing on the energy sector. Before joining the Post, Rijal was an online reporter at The Himalayan Times.


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