May 27, 2024, Monday
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MCA Nepal and Linxon India sign agreement for construction of substation

The Nepal Weekly
May 14, 2024

The Millennium Challenge Account Nepal (MCA-Nepal) on Thursday inked an agreement with Linxon India Pvt Ltd for the construction of the 400 kV New Butwal Substation in Nawalparasi district situated in, Lumbini Province.

The 400 kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) cross border substation will be constructed within the contract period of 39 months, according to Chandan Kumar Ghosh, spokesperson for Nepal Electricity Authority.

The signing ceremony was witnessed by Kulman Ghising, Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority, and US Ambassador to Nepal, Dean R Thompson, according to NEA. Ambassador Thompson during the occasion reiterated the US government’s dedication to collaborating with Nepal to meet its energy needs. He underscored the pivotal role of the 400 kV New Butwal Substation in fostering cross-border energy trade and boosting Nepal’s economic growth.