Kathmandu, May 21
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed back the completion date of nearly five dozen hydropower projects with total installed capacity of 3,000 megawatts that are under construction through private investment.
All construction activities of the under-construction projects have come to a standstill due to the lockdown imposed by the government to control the spread of the coronavirus contagion.
The Independent Power Producers’ Association, Nepal (IPPAN) has informed that all the projects under construction and those that have reached the construction stage with investment from the private sector have been postponed for at least a year.
According to IPPAN, since all construction works have been stopped the projects that were ready to start c