Electricity leakage dropped to 14.35 percent in four months

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Kathmandu: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has reduced the leakage in the system to 14.35 percent in the first four months of the current Fiscal Year 2078/07.

NEA has managed to reduce the leakage of system from 17.18 percent in the last fiscal year by 2.83 percentage points to 14.35 percent in the last four months of the current fiscal year.

Of the leakage in the system till November, 9.24 percent is towards distribution and the rest is towards transmission and production. As of November last year, the leakage towards distribution was 12.01 percent. Compared to the four months of last year, the leakage towards distribution this year is 2.77 percentage points less.

NEA has set a target of reducing electricity leakage to 15.5 percent in the current fiscal year.

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