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The United Nations Country Office in Nepal Switches to Solar Power -Press Release
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The United Nation in Nepal installed the solar energy system in its country office in Kathmandu which was inaugurated on World Environment Day by the Acting Interim UN Resident Coordinator and Country Representative of WFP Ms. Pippa Bradford,
Director of Alternative Energy Promotion Centre Mr. Nawaraj Dhakal together with the heads of UN agency in Nepal. The solar energy system comprised of 426 photovoltaic (PV) panels and a 204-kWh lithium storage battery, produce 196,000-kilowatt hour (kWh) annually Likewise, the solar system powers LED lights, computers, server room equipment, printers etc for up to 1.44 hours autonomously and will save $26,300 USD
on electricity bills annually. The Sustainable Development Goal identifies clean energy as an integral part of the global strategy to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity
for all.




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UN house Kathmandu ,   (2018 )
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Press Release in English
Keywords:
ELECTRICITY, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, SOLAR ENERGY
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 UN : International Peace and Security
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03.10.00  -  Energy Resources
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