Stories By 'Bibek Raj Kandel'
The way the country’s power systems and services were disrupted during the recent flooding in the eastern plains has exposed many of our systemic flaws and vulnerabilities.
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The Rs1.29 trillion budget for the next fiscal year 2017-18 proposed earlier this week by Krishna Bahadur Mahara, former deputy prime minister and finance minister in the Prachanda administration, contained a few puzzles, like the proposedenergy spending plan of Rs62.47 billion.
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Not known to many outside the renewable energy fraternity, Akkal Man Nakarmi was a prominent innovator in conserving, protecting, and modernising traditional water harvesting technologies and the most influential individual contributor to micro-hydro development in Nepal.
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It’s no more a secret that a falling out between state-run Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) and key aid partners due to a trust deficit has led to new forms of alienation between them.
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The Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), Nepal’s apex government body for the promotion of renewable energy, turned 20 this month.
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So far in Nepal, the renewable energy sector has mostly been an aid-backed industry, where the Europeans have traditionally played the leading role.
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