Energy, Environment Research and Development

About Us

Energy, Environment Research and Development Centre (EERDC) is a self-governed engineering society that specializes in lucid research for development of energy sector in Nepal.

EERDC prioritizes a multi-disciplinary approach to energy research with focus on environmental initiatives against climate change, all the while maintaining channels with general public for raising awareness through training and workshops. All the activities of this organization ultimately point towards carrying out engineering projects based on clean development mechanism as well as awareness activities for the synergistic end goal of a sustainable national development.




We are a part of Kathmandu University's long-standing tradition of producing quality engineers. We as individuals bring forward clear ideas from our own fields that we observe, analyse and put together into meaningful projects. Besides, our knowhow extends beyond our team as we are frequently in contact with experts working in various fields in Nepal today.


Sulav Shrestha

Program Manager

Suresh Kawan

Program Manager

Ritavrat Joshi

Program Officer

Rakesh Sahukhal

Program Officer

Our Projects


Product Development & labeling of clean cookstoves and standardized biomass fuels for nepali market

Further R&D, optimization of Jatropha pressure jet stove and guideline development for local level trans esterification mechanism

Further R&D, optimization & prototype development of Jatropha based sustainable cooking technology for rural Nepal by enabling environment for technology dissemination and commercial development

Climate Change

Assessment of climate change impacts on Helambu Sub-watershed


Village electrification with wind turbine and solar power system in Nepal's Upper Mustang Region


Feasibility, Design, Construction and Monitoring of Portable Bio-digesters in Dhulikhel, Kavre. A case study of the viability of drum digesters


Development of technical guidelines for faecal sludge management and decentralized sanitation & reuse for Kathmandu Valley

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Initial Environmental Examination (IEE)

Contact Us

Shram School Marga, Maijubahal, Chabahil-07, Kathmandu

+977 01-4377139, +977 984-1662211

P.O.Box No. 1933