Interaction session with Hon'ble Minister Pampha Bhusal and Secretary (Energy) Devendra Karki, Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation on 12 Shrawan, 2078. IPPAN elaborately presented on issues of Energy sector development where in Minister and Secretary confirms their full support.
June 22 2021, EC Members of IPPAN and NRB High Ranking Official including the incumbent Governor had an online meeting regarding the upcoming Monetary Policy for FY 2078-79. IPPAN suggested special consideration on interest rate for energy projects and financially critical projects, loan portfolio for energy projects, re-financing among other critical issues like hedging, equity refinancing.
IPPAN met with officials from Ministry of Forest and Environment and submitted a feedback on Draft Forest Regulation 2077.
Meeting with Officiating MD Mr. Lekhnath Koirala to congratulate him on his new appointment.
Major issues discussed:
AD penalty, Transmission bottleneck, Written instruction to IPPs for reduction in energy production.
Meeting with Minister of Industry: Regarding declaration of HEP as critical industry following the recommendation made by the Committee formed by MoEWRI;, DG DoED: Extension of RCOD, Financial Closure and Survey License for 2 years after the effect of COVID 19 wears off;, Meeting with Chairman ERC ,AD Penalty for projects below 10 MW, Compensation for spill energy due to transmission bottleneck.
Meeting with NEA MD for: AD Penalty, Written instruction for under production for HEP due to TL bottleneck,Transmission Line Issue.
Meeting with Honorable Minister and Secretary of MoEWRI regarding HPP operation, construction and other related issues during lockdown focusing on vehicle pass for HEP.
Felicitation of newly elected IPPAN Executive Committee and outgoing Committee members by Honorable Minister of Energy Secretary, Joint Secretary and DG of DOED. Major points discussed: New import and VAT for steel plates for penstock pipes, Posted PPA rates to be included in the new budget, AD Penalty, Extension of RCOD, Financial Closure and Survey License for 2 years after the effect of COVID 19 wears off .