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Rastriya Prasaran Grid Company Limited

The development of transmission line system is inevitable to develop the hydropower projects in order to address the energy crisis of Nepal. In this context, Rastriya Prasaran Grid Co Ltd (RPGCL) was established by the Government of Nepal on 12 July 2015 to transmit and evacuate the power for the development and operation of the hydropower sector. The Company's corporate office is located at Kathmandu.

Devendra Karki

Devendra Karki

Chairman

Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation

Dr. Netra Prasad Gyawali

Dr. Netra Prasad Gyawali

CEO
Rajesh Pokhrel

Rajesh Pokhrel

Company Secretary

Vision

To be world class transmission company ensuring adequate power network with economic transmission access in the country.

Mission

Empowering economic development of the country by providing reliable transmission services through the development of robust and efficient power grid.

Objectives

  • Construct, expand and modernize the Transmission system to wheel 40 GW power (By the year 2040);
  • Construct the full functional Load Dispatch Center;
  • Acquire all High Voltage (400kV and 220 kV) Transmission Assets of NEA;

RPGCL will adhere to good corporate governance by promoting strengthening Board and management accountability and helping build public trust in the company.

RPGCL is committed to attaining corporate goals of the plan from those responsible for its implementation.

  • RPGCL is committed to acting with transparency and be accountable to the shareholders and other stakeholders. The company will commit itself to presenting a balanced and understandable assessment of the company's position and prospects;
  • The company is responsible for determining the nature and extent of the significant risks it is willing to take; while maintaining comprehensive risk management and internal control systems;
  • The company will establish formal and transparent arrangements for corporate reporting and risk management and for maintaining an appropriate relationship with the company's auditor, and
  • The company will communicate with its stakeholders at regular intervals, a fair, balanced and understandable assessment of how the company is achieving its business purpose.

RPGCL is shall meet or exceed all applicable Environmental Health and Safety regulations and also inculcate voluntary initiatives in its counterparts to which we pledge. PRGCL shall comply with applicable environmental, health and safety law and established policies and procedures to create safe and compliant workplaces, environmentally responsible operations, and culture where healthy lifestyles are encouraged.

RPGCL shall adopt self-sufficient systems that can find solutions to problems quickly in an available system that reduces the workforce and targets sustainable, reliable, safe and quality electricity to all consumers.

Master Plan Highlights

SN

Item

Unit

Quantity

1

Transmission Line

 

 

a

132 kV

km

2515

b

220 kV

km

1160

c

400 kV

km

3192

2

Substations

 

 

a

400/132 kV

no

27

b

400/220/132 kV

no

12

c

220/132 kV

no

19

d

132 kV switching SS

no

44

3

Total Power Transformer Rating

GVA

30

4

Generation

GW

38

5

Domestic Load

GW

18

6

Export Power

GW

16

7

Spinning Reserve

GW

3

8

Cost

 

 

a

Transmission Line

MUSD

3767.91

b

Substations

MUSD

2269.76

c

Total

MUSD

6037.68

9

System Analysis Data

 

 

a

Buses

no

112

b

Line Contingencies

 

n-1, n-2

c

Transmission Loss

 

4%

10

Cross-Border Lines

 

 

a

Nepal-India (400 kV)

no

6

b

Nepal-China (400 kV)

no

2

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