Acharya feted

KATHMANDU: Sujit Acharya, chairperson of Energy Development Council was recently honoured by one of China’s leading solar associations for his contribution to the solar energy sector.

He was conferred a certificate and medal of recognition by the Shenzhen Solar Energy Society at a felicitation program held recently in Shenzhen, China.

The SZSES Society is an independent legal personality social group of over 350 membership units of solar energy industry, solar energy researchers, technology engineers and enthusiasts.

Acharya is one of the leading energy sector voices continually advocating an energy independent Nepal.

He has served twice on the board of Nepal Electricity Authority, helped the government frame progressive energy sector policies, promoted Nepal’s first energy bank and also promoted Nepal’s first private sector hydropower project that was completely built by Nepalis.