Lotus Energy provides Solar
Systems to many government and non government organisations to power their offices and and
also for communities in urban and rural areas of Nepal. Other clients include hotels
corporate offices. A partial list follows:
Lutheran World Service is a non-government organization active in
the field of community development that uses Lotus Energy solar
systems to provide power supply for their remote offices for their
computers and lighting.
King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation
KMTNC is a large non-government organization, founded in the name of King
Mahendra, father of present King Gyanendra, in Nepal. KMTNC has been
running several environmentally friendly projects in the remote areas.
NTC is the sole government provider of telecom facilities in Nepal. NTC is
a the largest user of solar systems for their telephone network system
throughout remote Nepal. Solar systems are used by NTC for powering
repeater stations as well as to power the VHF phone sets in thousands of
villages where there are no electrical facilities.
Development Organization (SNV)
SNV is the largest donor to the local non-government organizations and
various other government and semi-government organizations projects. One
of the most ambitious is the "Karnali Local Development
Program" which uses several large Lotus Energy systems to run their
remote offices. In addition to that, they have provided systems to all
District Development Committee offices in Karnali zone (implemented by
Lotus Energy) for lighting and running office equipment. SNV headquarters
in Kathmandu uses a 10 KVA three phase Lotus Energy solar hybrid power
backup system to run all electronic appliances and lights on their
Development Bank of Nepal
ADBN is the largest bank of Nepal and has more than 1100 branch offices in
each of the 75 districts . This bank provides loans to the villagers
for various projects. ADBN has provided loans for small
solar systems from Lotus Energy for the Lotus Energy
Village Electrification and Lighting Utility Program (called LEVEL-UP).
The program is open to other local solar companies and has provided
more than 1500 systems throughout Nepal. An additional 6000 systems will
be deployed during the fiscal years of 2001-2002.
International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Funded by Japanese Government, JICA is a non-government organization
active in the field of community development that uses Lotus Energy solar
systems to provide power to their remote offices for computers and
Tops Jungle Lodge
This large world famous resort complex in Chitwan was completely electrified by Lotus
Energy PV system.
Development Service Association (MDSA)
Registered as a non-government
organization called Mustang Development Service Association (MDSA), this
Japanese organization has
funded for several projects such as 1.6Kw water pumping for irrigation,
stand alone solar power systems with trace
in Ghami hospital in upper Mustang, one of the remotest
parts of Nepal.
Agricultural Aid Association
An INGO which has funded for the solar powered drinking water pumping
project in Tallo Dip, Syangja in western Nepal. About 500 people are
benefiting from this project.