PID: ENEP-RENP-II-22-03        Principal Investigator:  Dr. Ajay Kumar Jaha

Project Title: Clean Energy generation using Duckweed

Total Projected Project Cost including Contribution: NPR 68, 40, 000         Maximum ENEP Funding: NPR 47, 88, 000

Project Owner of Principal Applicant: Centre for Pollution studies, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuwan University

Project Partner(s): Rapti Renewable Energy and Construction Service Pvt. Ltd. (RRECS)


  • Extraction of biofuel form duckweed
  • Generation of biogas from the residue of duckweed
  • Dewatering of slurry for the use as organic fertilizer

Expected Outcomes

  • Two publications in national journals
  • One Publication in international journal
  • Two National conference participation
  • One International conference participation
  • Organize one workshop for final presentation
  • Two thesis support (M. Sc.)
  • Develop products ( Biofuel, Biogas, Organic Fertilizer)
  • Submit reports
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