Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

Nepal: Energy Potential Not Harnessed

Nepali informs that: “Nepal has the capability to produce 40,000 MW (of electricity). Currently, it produces about 600 MW, roughly 1.5% of the potential. And of that 600 MW, 25% is lost due to “technical errors” like pilfering.”

Start the conversation

Authors, please log in »


  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Love reading Global Voices?

Help us understand our readers by completing a quick survey »