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Nepal Energy Efficiency Programme

The Nepal Energy Efficiency Programme (NEEP) has been promoting energy efficiency in Nepal since 2010. NEEP is implemented by the Ministry of Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation (MoEWRI), the Government of Nepal with technical assistance provided by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Having successfully improved the framework conditions for the planning and implemention of energy efficiency measures, NEEP continues with the institutional and regulatory mainstreaming of energy efficiency in national energy policy in order to establish energy efficiency as a recognized energy resource in Nepal. The program provides direct advice and expertise to the government for the ... +Read More


Project Components

The component "Policy" aims at further improving the political framework conditions for implementing measures for energy efficiency and saving. Following the adoption of the NEEP supported biomass energy strategy and the policy decision for promoting sugarcane cogeneration, the Government of Nepal recently developed and adopted the National Energy Efficiency Strategy 2019. Recently, the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) has been designated as the first energy efficiency entity of the Government of Nepal. AEPC is ....+Read More


This component aims at enabling NEA to develop solutions to the challenges of supply and  demand management in the distribution network. On the demand side, NEA is supported in setting up a digital information system to analyze the consumption patterns of its customers, in developing innovative concepts of demand management, and on customer .... +Read More

The component aims at establishing necessary elements of market development for energy efficiency services and energy-efficient products to improve the required economic and financial conditions for strengthening energy efficiency and energy conservation in Nepal. In collaboration with Energy Efficiency Centre of Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) and Town Development Fund (TDF), energy consumers,... +Read More


Energy Efficiency in Higher Education / Vocational Training

This component aims at initiating the integration of energy efficiency in higher education and vocational training. The development of well-trained professionals and workers will result in an increased and optimized use of modern, energy-efficient products in enterprises and companies and in a better utilization of the existing employment potential in energy-related professions. In vocational training, the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) is.... +Read More

Energy Ministry proposes check on power consumption by businesses

The ministry made the move in a bid to encourage usage of energy-efficient technology, machines and equipment to reduce energy imports and curb...

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What is
Energy Efficiency?
Energy Efficiency, is the goal of efforts to reduce the amount of energy required to provide products and services.
(In short terms: Do more with less)
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National Energy Efficiency Strategy

Biomass Energy Strategy

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