A mega event organized triennial to contribute to the development of the energy sector of Nepal. Nepal has a hydropower potential of 83,000 MW and only a small fraction of it has been developed. There is a colossal opportunity to develop this sector with burgeoning energy demand in the South Asian Region.
The Power Summit provides a chance to deepen relations, strike deals, B2B meetings, and get the business done.It is a hub that provides the needed momentum to move the energy sector in Nepal forward to attain its full potential. It provides a platform that helps to galvanize efforts and generate the needed synergy to fuel the growth in Asia through Nepal’s indigenous hydro resources.
The summit allows the participants to explore avenues of cooperation as well as the legal, regulatory and infrastructural requirements to come up with technical solutions for expanding supply, consumption and optimizing our resources. The summit also allows the participants to address the issues of coordination among line agencies, create a safe and creative space for national and regional dialogue, and it will bring together all the enablers we need in order to succeed.
The History of Power Summit from beginning to Now.
Power summit 2019
Independent Power Producers’ Association, Nepal (IPPAN) hosted the Power Summit 2019 in Kathmandu from November 21 & 22, 2019. In this context, the Power Summit 2019 had the theme of “Powering the Asian Century”.
MOU & Agreements Signed in the Power Summit 20191. Letter of Exchange between HIDCL, Nepal and NHPC, India.2. MOU between Indian Energy Exchange Ltd and Nepal Power Exchange Ltd for Power Trading between India and Nepal.3. MOU between IFC and IPPAN for women empowerment in Hydro Sector.4. Agreement between Deloitte and IPPAN for Knowledge Partnership.Read more
Power summit 2016
Independent Power Producers’ Association, Nepal (IPPAN) hosted Power Summit 2016 in the Kathmandu from December 15 & 16 under the theme “10,000MW in 10 years”.
The summit had held discussions on national pride projects like Budhi Gandaki Hydroelectric Project, foreign investment projects, establishment of national grid company, realistic electricity demand forecast, construction of transmission lines and sustainable development of hydropower, among others and also discussed “Electricity Development Decade” plan that aims to produce 10,000MW of electricity.Read more
Power summit 2013
Independent Power Producers’ Association, Nepal (IPPAN) hosted the Power Summit 2013 in Kathmandu from August 26 & 27, 2013 with the patronage of the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Energy and Office of the Investment Board. In this context, the Power Summit 2013 had the theme of ‘Hastening the pace of hydropower development’.
The Summit was jointly organized by IPPAN and PTC India Limited (PTC). The content of the Power Summit 2013 was designed to cover all the major areas such as political landscape, legal and regulatory framework, accurate demand forecast, project financing infrastructure, including transmission lines and access roads, and managing local expectations. The objective was to conduct a critical review of where we have reached since 2006, what we lack, and what needs to be in place to hasten the pace of development of the hydropower sector in Nepal.Read more
This 8th edition of Power Summit is organized by Independent Power Producers’ Association Nepal (IPPAN) with the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation (MoEWRI), Government of Nepal as patron, and the Investment Board Nepal (IBN) as co-organizer.