Chairperson of Energy Development Council, Sujit Acharya, was recently honored by one of China’s leading Solar Associations for his contribution towards the solar energy sector. In a felicitation program held in Shenzhen, China, the Shenzhen Solar Energy Society (SZSES) conferred a certificate and medal of recognition to Acharya.
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. The organization is dedicated to serve for solar energy enterprises and government to establish a fair, justice and open platform to promote the combination of solar energy science and technology and economy, and to accelerate the integration and popularization of science and technology.
Energy Development Council is Nepal’s umbrella organization consisting of leading energy organizations of Energy Developers, Energy Associations and Energy Financiers and other funds, Energy Contractors, Consumer Institutions from both private and government sectors involved in hydropower, solar, wind and other renewables, generating more than 80% of the nation’s total electricity.
Acharya is one of Nepal’s leading energy sector voices continually advocating for an energy independent Nepal. He has served twice on the board of Nepal Electricity Authority, helped 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.