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The low wattage cooker: the Nepal experience

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The low wattage cooker: the Nepal experience
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Urmila Simkhada
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Nepal, which has about 6,000 rivers, is rich in water resources. It is estimated that 86,000 MW of hydro electricity can be generated from those rivers and this amount far surpasses the country's needs. At present, only 13% of the total population gets its electricity from the national grid, another 10% is served by micro-hydro electric plants and 77% of the population have no electricity at all. Statistics, shown in Table 1, show that traditional fuels account for the major part of the total energy used...
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Technologies
010 Stoves
Service type
012 Cooking
Location: continent
Asia
Location: asian countries
Nepal
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Nepal    ElectricCookers    BoilingPoint39    Marketing    Promotion   

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