Energy Efficiency Economics & Markets

Evaluation of the Nepal CFL Distribution Pilot Program

Client: The World Bank

This project evaluated the energy savings and participant reactions to a pilot Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) distribution program. The pilot program involved the supply of almost 300,000 CFLs to householders in Nepal by the electricity utility Nepal Electricity Authority.  Over 600 surveys and interviews were conducted of participant and non-participants, as well as interviews with retailers and suppliers.  Energy and demand impacts were estimated and reported.