Access to energy in mid-far west-Nepal from the perspective of energy poverty
Energy Access to satisfy even the basic needs has been a big challenge in Nepal due to geographical variations, poor transportability, fragmented settlements, illusive energy development strategy to cope the growing demand, lack of sufficient capital. Energy Poverty refers to access to convenient,reliable, efficient, modern energy technologies to satisfy the basic needs that can support for human and economic development. The article here tries to illustrate about the energy poverty situation measured in terms of efficiency of energy technologies and minimum energy requirement in the residential sector of Nepal. Mid and Far west Development Region of the country has given focuss on its energy poverty situation and measures required to reduce the poverty by 50% by 2015/16.