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S.N. Work Experience Funding Agency Objective Duration
 1 Comparative study between EnDev and non EnDev Community Rural Electricity Entities GIZ/Energizing Development (EnDev) Nepal Conduction of a comparative study between EnDev and non EnDev Community Rural Electricity Entities. December 2014 to July 2015
2 Third Party Monitoring for installed Renewable Energy System Lot 13 and 14 Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) / National Rural and Renewable Energy Programme (NRREP) To monitor/verification of sample RE Systems already installed    in various location of Nepal. December 2014 to July 205 
3 Assessing Social Impact of Rural Energy Services in 2009 The World Bank/ Price water house Coopers Private Limited To establish the socio-economic impact of the rural energy supplies provided under the REDP/Micro Hydro Village Electrification (MHVE) schemes through nation-wide survey. February 2009 to May 2009
4 Biomass Gasifier Based Off-grid Rural Electrification Programme in Nepal SNV Netherlands Development Organization Establishment of Biomass gasifier based rural electrification project to provide electricity facility in rural areas. October 2014 to July 2015
5 Study on Preparing Working Procedure for Biogas Repair and Maintenance Fund and Operation Guideline for Complaint Handling received through Toll Free Number of Biogas 6Sub-component GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To prepare apposite working procedure for BRMF including Monitoring and Evaluation and to prepare guideline for Complaint Handling received through Toll Free Number. 8 May 2014 to 7 July 2014
6 Improved Cooking Stoves (ICS)  and Improved Water Mill (IWM) Users’ Survey 2013/14 Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC)/ National Rural and Renewable Energy Programme (NRREP) To assess the monitoring parameters specified in the PDD and PoA DD required for the preparation of the monitoring reports and to assess the delivery of the community benefits as envisaged in the project/program formulation. March 2014 to July 2014
7 Case Study of selected REDP/RERL supported Micro Hydro Village Electrification Project (MHVEP) GoN/AEPC/UNDP/Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood (RERL) To study the interrelation between characteristic of the resource systems and users and the operational rules devised and implemented and the robustness of resource system. 28 March2014  to 30 June 2014
8 National Baseline of Community Electrification of Improved Water Mill and Micro-Enterprise Development SNV Netherlands Development Organization The study anticipates to gathering the following information:
  • Comprehensive analysis of IWM community electrification based on secondary information and identification of actual potential through detailed evaluation/analysis in selected districts.
  • Develop a list of prioritized IWM electrification and PEU projects along with a detailed plan of installation based on a set of criteria like readiness, institutional capacity to install IWM electrification units, site selection, PEU’s attractiveness, etc.
19 February to 30 June 2014
9 Market Analysis on Electricity Generation Technologies from Biogas GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To conduct a market analysis study and recommend appropriate technological alternatives for electricity production and distribution from biogas in Nepal. 15 February  to 15 April 2014
10 Study on Socio-economic Impact of Biogas Support Program in Nepal Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC)/
National Rural and Renewable Energy Programme (NRREP)
To assess the socio economic and environmental impact of the Biogas Support Programme that provides complete information to guide future direction and implementation of the biogas program to users, non-users and relevant players. January 2014 to July 2014
11 Detail Feasibility Study (DFS) for the implementation of Wind Solar Hybrid Project- Package II: Achham GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To conduct detail feasibility study of the package II: Achham. 27 January to 27 June 2014
12 Training on Survey and Design of Pico Hydro Projects for Engineers/ Sub engineers working in District Development Committee (DDC) GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To enhance technical knowledge of Energy and Environment Officers/ Assistant Energy and Environment Officer (AEEO) working in DDCs on detail feasibility study, design and report preparation of Pico Hydro project. 16 January 2014  to 20 April 2014
13 Review of Business Model in Improved Cook Stove (ICS) Program with Carbon Finance (ICF) in the Far West SNV Netherlands Development Organization The specific objectives were as follows:
  • Review of the systems that have been put in place for supply of the accessories, for installation and after-sale service, monitoring and quality assurance. Also review of the effectiveness of the existing institutional set up and the overall business model that has been developed in the field for ICS market development.
  • Review of the programmatic risks involved in the existing systems and business model and possible recommendations with specific improvements and fine-tuning for enhanced effectiveness of the business model and for risk management.
3 January to  29 February 2014
14 PicoPV Baseline and Market Study SNV Netherlands Development Organization The study envisaged conducting a demand side demand market assessment of lighting energy particularly of the Pico-PV system in 9 districts of far western and mid-western regions of Nepal and establishing three levels of baselines:
1) Baseline at HH level,
2) Baseline at retailers and distributors level and
3) Economic baseline.
9 December 2013 to 10 February 2014
15 Study on Performance of REDP/RERL Supported Community Managed Micro Hydropower Projects United Nation Development Programme (UNDP),
UN House Pulchowk
To find out the overall performance of micro hydro schemes supported by REDP/RERL in different parts of the country based on the sample of 61 MHPs. And also to monitor/verification of sample RE Systems already installed    in various location of Nepal. 2 September to  30 December 2013
16 Market mapping study for biogas companies GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre(AEPC ) The Specific study were listed as below:
  • Broad market study on the possibility of biogas construction defining the major markets.
  • Assessments of demands and potentialities of biogas, district wise, comparing the demands and potentialities of other RE source in those relevant districts.
  • Assessing the target    set by AEPC/NRREP and actual ground conditions.
  • Study of existing biogas companies (head/ branch) working in different locations/ districts, assess their coverage.
8 July to 10 October 2013
17 Conduction of Micro Hydro Management Training in Gorkha, 2013 Alternative Energy Promotion Centre The immediate objective was to:
  • Ensure availability of skilled and competent human resources for management of Micro-hydropower plants.
  • Conduct micro-hydro management training by using Micro Hydro Management Training Manual developed by AEPC.
  • To update (refine) a coherent way of supporting implementation of micro-hydropower projects.
From April 2013 to July 2013
18 Carry Improved Water Mill (IWM) Users’ Survey 2012/13 GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre(AEPC )/NRREP To make a comprehensive assessment of the impacts of the IWM PoA so far, on functional /operational status, community benefits etc April to 5 July 2013
19 Carry Out Assessment And Establishment Of Data Base Of Existing Enterprises Established From The Revolving Fund Through End Uses Subsidy For MHPs GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre(AEPC )/NRREP To carryout assessment and establishment of date base of existing enterprises established from the revolving fund through End Uses Subsidy for MHPs. 15 April to 5 July 2013
20 Improved Water Mill (IWM) Users’ Survey 2012/13 Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC)/ National Rural and Renewable Energy Programme (NRREP) To make a comprehensive assessment of the impacts of the IWM PoA so far, on functional /operational status, community benefits etc. March 2013 to July 2013
21 Development of Quality Assurance and Monitoring System ICS Programme with Carbon Finance (ICF) in 7 Districts of Far Western Development Region. SNV Netherlands Development Organization To ensure in time that the programme is delivering quality and provide feedback to the programme for timely improvement and corrective actions. 15 September to 15 December 2012
22 Baseline for Domestic and Larger Size Biogas Programme SNV Netherlands Development Organization The objective of this assignment is a comprehensive baseline of the domestic and larger size biogas programme, with feeding materials going beyond dung. August 2012 to December 2012
23 Market Analysis of the Biogas for Business Purpose (B4B) SNV Netherlands Development Organization To carry out a study to ensure that the development of commercial biogas is economically as well as financially viable and there is sufficient scope to develop commercial schemes on business owned biogas plants in different industries in Nepal like poultry, dairy, slaughterhouses, fruit or herb processing factories, etc. with insurance, credit mechanism and technical assistance. August 2012 -September 2012
24 Preparation of Baseline for Domestic and Larger Size Biogas Programmes SNV Netherlands Development Organization The objective of this assignment is a comprehensive baseline of the domestic and larger size biogas programme, with feeding materials going beyond dung. 8th August-31st August 2012
25 Impact Assessment of End-use on Rural Livelihood Enhancement Several Hilly districts AEPC/UNDP/Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood (RERL) To assess the endues applications and their impacts on rural livelihood enhancement in particular MHP sites July 2012 to December 2012
26 Biogas Users Survey PA 1 and PA 2, 2011/2012 GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To make a comprehensive assessment of the impacts of the biogas plants installed so far on changes on energy consumption pattern, functional/operational status, socio-economic impact, and livestock pattern in relation to forest (environment), and community benefits. The survey will focus primarily on emission reductions and energy use patterns April 2012to September 2012
27 Conduction of Micro Hydro Management Training in Damauli, Tanahun Energy Sector Assistance Program (ESAP)/MGREC The overall objective of the assignment is to update (refine) a coherent way of supporting implementation of micro-hydropower projects.
The immediate objective is to:
  • Ensure availability of skilled and competent human resources for management of Micro-hydropower plants.
  • Conduct micro-hydro management training by using Micro Hydro Management Training Manual developed by AEPC/ESAP.
From April 2012 to June 2012
28 Feasibility Study of Community Solar Electrification (Solar Mini Grid) in Selected Sites GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To prepare Feasibility Study of Community Solar Electrification (Solar Mini grid) in selected site. From April 2012 to June 2012
29 Biogas Users’ Survey  PA-1 and PA-2 2011/12 Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) /
National Rural and Renewable Energy Programme (NRREP)
To make a comprehensive assessment of the impacts of the biogas plants installed so far on changes on energy consumption pattern, functional/operational status, socio-economic impact, and livestock pattern in relation to forest (environment), and community benefits  with the survey focused primarily on emission reductions and energy use patterns. March 2012 to September 2012
30 Detailed Feasibility Studies of Selected Enterprises
(Cow Farms/Slaughter Houses)for Biogas Power Generation
GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To conduct detail feasibility studies of selected cow farm/s for power generation with the objective of building collaboration between “Banks and Financial Institutions” and the “Institutions” interested in power generation. From March 2012 to August 2012
31 The Biogas Production from Waste in Urban Households GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To demonstrate the ARTI model biogas and/or other household waste biogas model-with the analysis of waste production in average urban households and its feasibility for take up by urban households in Kathmandu. From February 2012 to August 2012
32 Detailed Feasibility Studies of Selected Institutions and Enterprises for Biogas Power Generation, 2012 GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
The objectives were listed as:
  • Identification of interested enterprises and financial institutions for the implementation of the indented projects
  • Selection of appropriate technological option based on efficiency, cost effectiveness and users need
  • Propose the possible investment modality for the project construction and operation.
From  January 2012 to July 2012
33 Assessments of REDP/RERL Supported Micro Hydro Power Plants as Identified by the Programme Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood (RERL) To provide the service of an expert to undertake the assessment and documentation of best and less performing cases. From October 2011 to December 2011
34 Mapping of Micro Hydropower (MMHP) & Preparation of District Electrification Master Plan
(DEMP) Package No-4 & 9
GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
The objectives were enlisted as:
  • To analyze electricity supply pattern of study districts.
  • To analyze the electrification situation of the study districts.
  • Verification of the existing mini/micro hydropower development status from respective districts
  • Identification  and verification of  the new projects location for non-electrified & non study VDC
  • To prepare and locate the District Electrification situation
  • To prepare a District Electrification Master Plan (DEMP)
From April 2011 to July2011
35 Capacity Building of Stakeholders on Mini/Micro Hydropower Development in the Special Program Districts Package No-3. GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
The main objective of this orientation cum interaction workshop program was organized in respective district headquarters to provide basic knowledge on micro/mini hydro and special program implementation modality to local communities, DDC personnel and other local stakeholders. From April 2011 to July2011
36 Conduction of Training on Jatropha Plantation to Local Farmers GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre(AEPC ) To conduct training on Jatropha plantations to local farmers/entrepreneur for the effective implementation of Bio-fuel project in a decentralized way. From April 2011 to June 2011
37 Possibility of Upgrading of Chaurjahari Mini Hydro Project in Rukum district GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To assess feasibility of Chaurjahari Micro Hydro Project of Rukum District. From September 2010 to November 2010
38 Detailed Feasibility Study of Biogas Power Generation from Poultry Waste in the Poultry Farms 2010 GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To conduct detail feasibility study of electricity generation from poultry waste using available biogas plant technology  in and outside the country and suggest and recommend feasible measures related to policy and implementation strategies for wide scale application of biogas plant for electricity generation. From April 2010 to August 2010
39 Preparation of Guidelines for Pre-qualification of Wind Power Companies GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre(AEPC ) To develop standard formats and guidelines for pre-qualification of private companies that are interested in supply, installation of wind turbine and other accessories. From April 2010 to August 2010
40 Resource Mapping of Various Energy Resources in Jajarkot district of Nepal GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre(AEPC ) To identify and analyse the potential of RETs development and recommend for conduction of detailed feasibility study of potential schemes.
Compilation of all potentialities and recommend for further development.
From April 2010 to July2010
41 Preparation of Integrated Rural Electrification Master Plan of Jajarkot district GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre(AEPC ) To formulate plan and strategies for integrated rural energy development to electrifying all households in Jajarkot district primarily through the mini/micro hydro projects. From April 2010 to July2010
42 Capacity Building of Users, DDC and Other Stakeholders in Jajarkot district GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
The main objective of this orientation cum interaction workshop program was to provide basic knowledge on various Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs) and its implementation modality in to the district and communities level under the Ujyalo Nepal Program From April 2010 to July2010
43 Enterprise Promotion Training for Potential Entrepreneurs in Micro Hydro Communities GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To develop a module and conduct a training program for potential entrepreneurs from micro hydro serving communities based on the value chain approach. The training program was focused on various internal and external factors that need to be address while planning any enterprise/income generating activities. From April 2010 to July2010
44 Identification of Private Sector Capacity and its involvement in Renewable Energy Sector in Jajarkot GoN/Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
(AEPC )
To identify the capacity of private sectors and their involvement in renewable energy sector in Jajarkot district. From April 2010 to July2010
45 Assessing Social Impact of Rural Energy Services in 2009 The World Bank Nation-wide survey to establish the socio-economic impact of the rural energy supplies provided under the REDP/Micro Hydro Village Electrification (MHVE) schemes From February 2009 to May 2009
46 Implementation of AEPC’s Wind Power Pilot Projects in 2009 GoN/ Alternative Energy Promotion Centre Establishment  of wind Power Pilot Projects f/y 2065/066
47 Baseline Survey for the Establishment of Rural Cooking Energy Technologies AEPC/UNDP/WB Establishment of  base line in cooking energy and recommend nationalist cooking energy system as well as efficiency improvement measures on existing prevalent technologies From October 2008 to December 2008
48 Partner’s Satisfaction Survey for the Biogas Companies 2008/2009/2010 SNV/Nepal To assess the satisfaction of the biogas companies with the service provided by the BSP-Nepal. From October  to December (2 Months)

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