Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (Nepal)


  • Type Direct (National)
  • Date of accreditation 28 Feb 2019

The Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) is a national semi-autonomous entity headquartered in Nepal whose objective is to develop and promote renewable energy with the potential to develop low-emission pathways and climate-resilient energy sources across the country. AEPC interventions are closely tied to communities and involve extensive commitment to community engagement and community development. AEPC works to provide a reliable supply of energy as an essential service to help to build individuals’ adaptive capacity through income diversification. By empowering local communities and institutions to implement decentralized renewable energy systems, including solar, small and medium-sized hydroelectric, wind and biogas systems, AEPC aims at the widespread burning of biomass and fostering the creation of green jobs.

Accreditation timeline

Accreditation term 1

19 Jun 2020 - 18 Jun 2025

Accreditation date

28 Feb 2019

AMA execution date

07 Jan 2020

AMA effectiveness

19 Jun 2020

Term end date

18 Jun 2025

Entity details

  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Environmental and social risk category
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A
    • Intermediation 3
    • Intermediation 2
    • Intermediation 1
  • Fiduciary standards
    • Basic
    • Project management
    • Grant award
    • On-lending/blending:
    • Loan
    • Equity
    • Guarantee
    • Blending




Mitigating GHG emission through modern, efficient and climate friendly clean cooking solutions (CCS)

News + Stories

GCF signing enhances renewables uptake in Nepal

09 Jan 2020 / GCF has signed an agreement with Nepal’s Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) to help boost this mountainous country’s ability to expand its renewable power and improve energy efficiency. The signing of the Accreditation Master Agreement (AMA) allows GCF to begin providing funds to address mitigation and adaptation needs in Nepal, focusing on vulnerable communities. AEPC was accredited as a GCF climate action partner in February last year.


Mr. Nawa Raj Dhakal

Executive Director
Phone +97714498013
Phone +97714498014
Dr. Surya Kumar Sapkota

Phone 97714498013
Phone 97714498014