Previous Projects

Electrifying School Kitchen

Similar to the remote areas of Nepal, the use of firewood and LPG is still prevalent for cooking in Dolakha district. This not only contributes to environmental pollution and deforestation but also increases the dependency on cooking fuel. Moreover, in sensitive areas such as schools, the use of firewood affects...

Orientation, Demonstration and Demand Assessment of Electric Cooking at Selected MHPs of Bajura District

The project is intended to conduct 40 numbers of demonstrations of electric cooking events in 7 MHP projects in Bajura distrct. The project plans to disseminate knowledge on electric cooking technologies: electric pressure cookers (EPCs), induction stoves, and electric kettles. The aim of the project is to show that electric...

Ribdikot Drinking Water Project

The project is aimed to provide drinking water facilities to rural households in Ribdikot Rural Municipality, Palpa via the installation of water pump, civil works for necessary transmission pipeline and anchoring and storage tank conversion. The project is supported by KRIA Foundation, Norway.

Understanding of the energy implications at the household level of cooking entirely with electricity

The Government of Nepal has projected the rise of the electricity in the national grid from 1250 MW (2018/19) to 5820 MW by 2024, an increase of 4.6 folds. Hence transitioning to electric cooking has not only environmental, social, economic benefits but can also improve national energy security. One of...

ECO Follow Up Study

People, Energy and Environment Development Association (PEEDA) along with partners Kathmandu Alternative Power and Energy Group (KAPEG) and University of Bristol had implemented Electric Cooking Outreach (ECO) project in Solukhumbhu and South Lalitpur districts that ended back in December 2021. The research project was conducted under the financial support from...

Climate Resilient Communities and Sustainable Livelihood Initiatives for Pro-Poor of Dolakha District of Nepal, continuation

The project aims to enhance adaptive capabilities of targeted communities viz. women and children, marginalized commuities, Dalits and ethnic minorities against adverse effects of climate change. Moreover, it also aims to enhance agri-entrepreneurship skills, climate -resilient agricultural techniques and innovation in irrigation methodologies among targeted communities. The project is currently...

Improving access to energy through installation of 5 kW solar-wind hybrid system and proper energy planning in Lo Manthang, Mustang, Nepal

PEEDA in collaboration with Energy, Environment, Research and Development Center (EERDC) implemented this project, funded by Siemenpuu Foundation, Finland. The project aimed to electrify 45 households in Kimling village, and provide operation and maintenance training to the local technicians. Besides that, the project also focused on developing a Municipal Energy...

Understanding the Manufacturing and Upscaling Potential of E-Cooking Stoves in Nepal

The main objective of this research is to establish a pathway that facilitates production of e-cookers in Nepal. The project is funded by WWF Nepal. The specific objectives are: • Identify and examine successful cases of production of e-cookers devices globally and locally • Identify key potential stakeholders in e-cooking...

Climate change and livelihood initiative for pro-poor of Mustang district through effective dissemination of Solar Thermal Technology powering hot water facility

People living in the Mountain region rely heavily on conventional energy sources such as wood and animal dung for cooking, heating water and keeping the house warm. Recent trends in use of LPG and diesel as fuel has also increased. With the growing rate of tourists trekking along the Annapurna...

Upscaling locally manufactured Turgo Turbine: Dissemination and Demonstration

PEEDA in collaboration with Nepal Yantra Shala Energy (NYSE), Turbine Testing Lab, Kathmandu University (TTL, KU), University of Bristol (UoB), UK and Hydro Empowerment Network (HPNET) will be implementing the project. The project has been funded by Energize Nepal, Kathmandu University as an extension of previously conducted research on Turgo...