Thermal

Gasifiers are used in many parts of the world for various purposes such as cooking, power generation, heating and cremation. In Nepal, a successful piloting on thermal base Tea processing Gasifier was conducted by AEPC for drying tea leaves in Ilam districts, which perform very well and still in operation. The unit was developed with technical assistance from IOE, Pulchowk. Furthermore, a piloting was also conducted for drying meat and other foods in Kathmandu districts with the technical assistance from Sun works Pvt. Ltd. Yet more research and development is needed to commercialize and scale-up the application of this innovative technology. AEPC is taking initiation to promote, commercialize and scale up gasifire technology in potential area of Nepal under National Rural and Renewable Programme(NRREP). Currently, different organizations are in the process of developing household as well as institutional gasifiers.