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Team of volunteers to travel to Phuentsholing


Tashi Gyelmo General

Today, the CEO met with 4 technicians and 1 driver who have volunteered to go and support the frontline personnel of Electricity Services Division, Phuentsholing. As a part of the COVID-19 contingency plan of BPC, support from other divisions are being provided to Phuentsholing during these difficult times.

The CEO expressed his appreciation to the employees for having volunteered during such exigencies. He advised all of them to follow the COVID-19 protocols as laid out by the Task Force very strictly and also to follow the highest standard of electrical safety practices. A set of PPEs consisting of facemasks, face shield, hand gloves and hand sanitizers were distributed to the volunteers as well.

The team shall leave for Phuentsholing on 10 July 2021 and shall be stationed at Malbase containment area identified jointly by BPC and the task force.

BPC thanks them for such a self-less act and wishes them a safe return.

BPC would like to notify all our valued customers that starting from July 2021, BPC shall carry out replacement of analog meters with digital meters. The key reasons for replacement are:

  1. It can capture, display and store all important electrical parameters that can be accessed in case of any discrepancies;
  1. The historical electricity consumption pattern and details can be downloaded any time.

The meter replacement works shall be carried out off-line i.e. after putting off the supply during which customers shall experience momentary supply interruptions. Therefore, we would like to request all our customers to kindly bear with us and allow our field staffs to carry out the replacement.

19th BPC Day


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July 1st, 2021 marks 19 years of Bhutan Power Corporation Limited’s service to the nation. This year’s theme was based on “Protect Self, Protect Others”. BPC was established as a public utility company after bifurcation of Department of Energy, MOEA on July 1st, 2002.

To celebrate 19th BPC Day, the day started with an offering of 1000 butter lamps and prayers for the wellbeing of the employees and the Nation at the Dechen Phodrang Lhakhang by the Management and Head of Departments. The program followed with tree plantation at the Head Office and launching of Self- Meter Reading, KPI Dashboard, BPC Caller Ring Back Tone, BPC Welfare Scheme and a customer information video on MCCB and RCCB.

Disclaimer: Mask were taken off briefly for the photo.

The CEO in his address thanked the employees for their dedication and hard work, service to the Nation and reiterated on the importance of safety. He said unlike the past years, although the celebration has been discreet and low profile, he hoped for a better days where all the employees could gather and celebrate the day together.

The offices at the sites also celebrated the day by offering 1000 butter lamps in the Lhakhangs. ESD, Thimphu staff lead by the Chief Engineer offered 1000 butter lamps at the Changangkha Lhakhang to mark the day.

The offices at the sites also celebrated the day by offering 1000 butter lamps in the Lhakhangs.

We wish BPC employees a healthy and a safe year ahead.

“Protect Self, Protect Others”.

Award of Letter of Intent


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The award of letter of intent for the construction of 66/33kV substation and associated works at jamtsholing, Tashichoiling, Samtse.

This is to inform our valued customers that Electricity Services Division, BPC, Paro shall be taking shutdown of 33kV Shaba feeder on dated 10/6/2021 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM to facilitate the up-gradation works at Shaba substation.

However, ESD, BPC, Paro will try to minimize the outages and restore the supply at the earliest possible. For further information please contact the concern service centre.

During the time of shutdown, there will be no power supply to the following areas.

Whole villages under gewog, Chang Dungka, Changdungma, Bondey town, Jangtoena, Goenkha, Kikha & Lateykha under Wangchang Gewog and Woochu, Gabjana, Drugidingkha, Laptshathangkha & Jewphu under Luni Gewog.

ESD, Paro.