Yearender 2022: Hydro sector thrives amid geopolitical landscape

In 2021, Nepal earned the status of power surplus country during the wet season and Nepal even started selling the electricity on a commercial scale. 

“India has been increasingly supportive of the idea of giving access to its transmission infrastructure for sub-regional trade considering its own interest in creating a regional bloc under its control,” said Posh Raj Pandey, executive director of South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment, a think tank told the Post in an interview in April.

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