Meeting held between GHLab-KU and Ministry of Energy
On 19th July 2021, a Virtual meeting was held between Kathmandu University and the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources, and Irrigation (MOEWRI) to discuss KU-MOEWRI cooperation for Green Hydrogen Initiatives.
From KU, Vice-Chancellor, Dean and Associate Dean of School of Engineering, Team Leader and Researcher of Green Hydrogen Lab were present. From the Ministry, Secretaries and Directors of Alternative Energy Promotion Centre and Nepal Electricity Authority were present.
Dr. Biraj Singh Thapa, Team Leader of GHLab presented the concept of Green Hydrogen Technologies and the need for National Hydrogen Initiatives. Mr. Devendra Karki, Secretary of Energy highlighted the need of a policy framework for the establishment of hydrogen technologies in Nepal and requested Kathmandu University for the recommendations. The discussion has established the grounds for bigger-scale demonstration projects to be carried out under the collaboration between the Ministry and KU.
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Bhola Thapa gave the welcome speech and Secretary Devendra Karki gave the closing remarks.