Roles and Responsibilities

AEPC was set up to promote the use of alternative/renewable energy technologies to meet the energy needs in Nepal. Acting as an intermediary institution between the operational level NGOs/private promoters of renewable energy and the policy decision levels in relevant ministries, AEPC's activities include renewable energy policy formulation, planning and facilitating the implementation of the policies/plans.


The main roles and responsibilities of AEPC are as follows:

  • Work as the national focal agency for Alternative/Renewable energy
  • Short, medium and long term policy and plan formulation.
  • Promotion of RET development programmes.
  • Standardization, quality assurance and monitoring.
  • Service and support.
  • Subsidy and financial assistance delivery.
  • Co-ordination with various government organization, development partners, NGOs/INGOs and the private sector.
  • Monitoring, evaluation and quality control
  • Strengthening AEPC and its partners.
  • Work on Climate Change and Carbon Emission Reduction
  •  Work on Energy Efficiency