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Final Report: Efficient Electric Cooking Market Uptake in Nepal (EECMU)
March 7, 2022

Winrock International in collaboration with Renewable Energy, Water Supply and Sanitation Promotion Centre (REWSSPC) has conducted a study on “Efficient Electric Cooking Market Uptake in Nepal” for Modern Energy Cooking Services Electric Cooking Outreach (MECS-ECO) program managed by Loughborough University and funded by Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The overall objective of the study […]

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Communities and the grid: the effectiveness of community management of local distribution systems in Nepal
February 22, 2022

The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) manages its rural electricity distribution systems using two different models – a standard utility model run by the Distribution and Consumer Service business group (NEA-DCS) and a community-managed utility model run by Community Rural Electrification Entities (CREEs). An EEG-funded research project, led by Winrock International, has revealed interesting findings suggesting […]

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Working Paper: Exploring different models of electricity distribution system management
February 16, 2022

This paper is a part of an ongoing study carried out by Winrock International (supported by the Energy and Economic Growth (EEG) programme under Oxford Policy Management, funded by UKAid) that proposes to examine the impact of two different systems of electricity distribution on the growth of economic enterprises in Nepal. This working paper summarises […]

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Enumerator orientation and training
December 22, 2020

Event Date: 20 and 21 December 2020 Event Venue: Chandrapur-1, Rautahat Winrock International organized two-day enumerator orientation and training under Efficient Electric Cooking Uptake in Nepal funded by MECS. Winrock is implementing the project in partnership with Renewable Energy, Water Supply and Sanitation Promotion Center (REWSSPC). The objectives of  the training were: To orient enumerators […]

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New Award Continues Winrock Legacy of Creating Clean Energy Markets in Nepal
June 25, 2020

Winrock International has been named to lead a new initiative to accelerate clean cookstove market growth funded by the U.K.’s DFID-funded Modern Energy Cooking Services Challenge Fund at Loughborough University. Winrock has supported Nepal’s clean energy transition since the early 2000s, collaborating with both the public and private sector to create the current enabling environment […]

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Winrock Attends Grid Reliability and Utility Operations Conference in Accra, Ghana
February 21, 2020

  Winrock International Nepal is implementing Energy and Economic Growth (EEG)/ Oxford Policy Management (OPM) funded research project “Comparative Analysis of Economic Activities and Job creation Spurred by Advent of Electrification between Distribution of Electricity between Nepal Electricity Authority’s (NEA) Distribution and Consumer Service (DCS) and Community Rural Electrification Entities (CREE)”. To know more about […]

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Winrock organized two-day knowledge exchange workshop jointly with NACCFL and Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood Programme/Alternative Energy Promotion Center
January 22, 2019

Winrock International, NACCFL and Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood Programme/Alternative Energy Promotion Center jointly organized two-day Knowledge Exchange Workshop on Solar Water Pumping (SWP) System including field visit to SWP system installed site on 20 – 21 January 2019. The event was organized as part of Knowledge Exchange to make SWP affordable to Small Farmer […]

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A video on Empowering Micro Hydro Plants
January 15, 2019

The knowledge exchange program implemented by Winrock created long lasting impact and empowered micro hydro plant. Winrock developed a video that displays effectiveness of program and its achievement. For more information please visit: https://youtu.be/M8ISynoEuyI

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Technical Meeting on Small Water Infrastructure Insurance
January 9, 2019

  Winrock International conducted technical meeting on small water infrastructure insurance for USAID project partners in Summit Hotel. The meeting brought three insurance companies together and facilitated discussions on potentiality and possibility of small water infrastructure insurance.

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Field Visit to Paschimanchal Pashupalan and Krishi Farm in Sainamaina 5 Rupandehi
December 28, 2018

Project team carried out field visit to interact with poultry owner about selection of biogas companies and initiate loan negotiation between poultry owner and JSLBBL.

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Winrock project team visted Butwal for Increasing Rural Access to Finance for Productive Energy Use project under DFID funded Sakchyam
December 27, 2018

Winrock project team visited Butwal for the meeting with Chairman and management team of Janauthan Samudayek Lagubitta Bikash Bank Ltd. (JSLBBL), conducted branch visit and held center meeting for Increasing Rural Access to Finance for Productive Energy Use project under DFID funded Sakchyam project. The team held meeting with senior management to track project progress […]

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Empowering Micro Hydro Plants
December 25, 2018

Winrock International in partnership with Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (RERL/AEPC) empowered the micro hydropower user’s committee through the Knowledge Exchange Program funded by WISIONS, which selected five weak micro hydro plants in the Baglung and Gulmi district. Chachlaghat MHP was one of those selected. Chachalghat MHP is situated in Badigad Rural […]

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