About Us

FAEM-Nepal is an association of Nepalese students who have studied at the Flensburg University in Germany. It is registered as a non-governmental organization (NGO) under the rules and regulations of Nepal. It is an independent, service oriented institution established to  bring both former and current Nepalese students from the German university together under one umbrella to work towards sustainable energy management solutions. It also closely coordinates  with Nepalese alumni associations of other German universities for sectoral development. The vision, mission and the objectives of the organization are as follows:

Vision

Enhanced livelihood through sustainable energy management.

Mission

Increase and improve renewable energy use in Nepal by promoting sustainable energy
systems and management.

Services

  • Conduct studies in fields of renewable energy and publish reports, bulletins and materials.
  • Organize workshops, seminars orientations and trainings on renewable energy and sustainable development.
  • Provide consultancy services to individuals, institutions and agencies on different aspects
    of renewable energy technologies and sustainable development such as energy development and management, human resource development, environment management, planning and policy making.
  • Provide counseling services to Nepalese students seeking higher education in Germany particularly at the University of Flensburg.
  • Facilitate transfer of knowledge and technology related to renewable energy systems andmanagement between north and south.

Key Projects Conducted

  • Seminar on role of Energy development and sustainable development Nepal (2004)
  • A study on socio economic feasibility study for end use diversification in IWM and integration of other income generating activities around IWM sites (2005)
  • A study on potential of using electricity for shallow tube well irrigation in Terai (2005)
  • Orientation training to district level NGOs (2006)
  • Quality verification of IWM as precondition of release of outstanding 10% subsidy for all established sites( In 2006, 2007 and 2008)
  • Establishment of wind power pilot project in Pyuthan (2007)
  • Lessons learnt and experience of REGDAN: Possible ways for further mutual cooperation between private and public sector (2007)
  • South Asia Regional Workshop on “Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development”
    (2008)
  • Preparation of District Energy Perspective Plan of Chitwan District (2010)
  • International Workshop on Networking of Global Alumni of the University of Flensburg
    on the topic “Scaling up Renewable Energy Towards Reducing Climate Change Impact” (1-4 October 2013, Kathmandu, Nepal (2013);
  • Study on Institutional Arrangement for Renewable Energy Promotion at Provincial Level
    in the context of Federalism in Nepal for the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre/ Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihoods (2016)

Expertise Available

  •  Energy Planning and management
  • Energy Governance
  • Rational use of Energy and Energy Audit
  • Energy and Climate Change