Significant international experiences demonstrate that the efficient consumption of energy not only results in tangible savings to end-users but also helps to ensure a stable energy supply while reducing environmental impacts. Recognizing this fact the government of Nepal and the Federal Republic of Germany jointly conceptualized the Nepal Energy Efficiency Programme (NEEP) to promoteand realize energy efficiency in the country. NEEP is a joint Nepali- German programme implemented by the Ministry of Energy with technical assistance by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), acting on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Implemented since 2010 within the framework of bilateral development cooperation, the first phase of the project has been completed in June 2014. In its second phase from July 2014 to June 2017, NEEP continues to support improving the efficient use of energy in Nepal. Led by the Ministry of Energy, the program assists with the introduction of market based energy efficiency services for the private and public sector, backs the development and introduction of standards for biomass based improved cooking stoves for rural households and provides direct advice and expertise to the government for the establishment of policy framework to foster energy efficiency in the country..... +Read More
A need for joint efforts from government and the private sector has been identified as a prerequisite for developing a necessary framework for power purchase agreement (PPA...
|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)|