In a bid to promote Renewable Energy Technologies in Nepal to battle the energy crisis being faced by the citizens, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), under Ministry of Population and Environment is organizing ‘Renewal Energy Exhibition 2016’ from January 1-3, 2016 in Bhrikutimandap Kathmandu. The Renewable Energy Exhibition 2016 is being celebrated with the slogan of Renewable Energy for Energy Security and with the objectives of creating awareness about renewal energy among the general public as an effective alternative to address the present energy crisis; enabling wider use of renewal energy technologies in Nepal; and to encourage private sector to invest in the renewal energy sector. The visitors will also get knowledge about the Nepal government initiated subsidy and soft loan provision for urban solar, waste to energy program, household gasification technology etc. Honorable Prime Minister Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli will inaugurate the event amidst a grand opening ceremony on January 1 at the Bhrikuti Mandap, Kathmandu at 1 PM. The opening ceremony will also be attended by Honorable Minister of Population and Environment Mr. Bishwendra Paswan, Honorable Vice Chairperson of National Planning Commission Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada, Secretary of Ministry of Population and Environment Mr. Vijay Mallik and with other guests and VIPs. The exhibition will include around 125 stalls related to renewal energy technologies like hydropower, solar energy, biogas, wind energy, improved cooking stove and renewable energy related projects done by the students. Renewable energy technology manufacturers, installers, and suppliers, universities, banks etc. working in the area of renewal energy will display their projects, products and services. At the expo visitors will get a chance to acquire information regarding the government’s policy and study related to renewable energy, and also shop renewable energy products that private companies are selling. The organizer has managed free entrance system for the visitors.