KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that full preparation has been made to declare the country as completely electrified within the coming one to one and a half years.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The Indian government has turned flexible in facilitating imported hydropower by revising its energy related policy that talks on allowing the imported hydroelectricity also to be considered under the part of its renewable energy.

As people across the world become more conscious of the harmful impacts of fossil fuels on the environment, their interest in renewable energy as a sustainable alternative is bound to grow. Renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and hydropower have the potential to substitute fossil fuels and contribute to the transition to a more sustainable future. Renewable energy fosters social and economic growth, besides solving environmental challenges.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The government has announced to provide up to 90 percent subsidy on the production of renewable energy in the area that is deprived of connectivity to the national grid.

KATHMANDU, June 16 : With the objective of exploring possible business and investment opportunities in the field of renewable energy in Nepal, a UK business group - Innovate UK - is organizing a virtual mission to Nepal. Renewable Energy Confederation of Nepal (RECON) is coordinating the virtual mission to help benefit the Nepali investors and businesspersons working in the field of renewable energy sector.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC), the focal agency for renewable energy promotion in the country under the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation (MoEWRI), and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed a US$ 1.5 million agreement to promote renewable energy in Nepal.

LALITPUR, Jan 28: Over 400 thousand people of around 90 thousand households have their access to advanced and clean energy through the Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood (RERL) project in a period of five years.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Renewable energy experts have emphasized the need to ensure collaboration between local governments and renewable energy experts including professionals to help promote implementation of renewable energy technologies at local level.

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March 24, 2019 02:05 am

Nepal’s fast flowing rivers offer a tremendous resource to generate clean renewable energy that can fuel its inclusive growth. That is a double bonanza given how other energy sources are contributing to climate change—increasing the risks to lives and livelihoods around the world.