Himalayan Innovations

Himalayan Innovations is a for profit entity that works on introducing innovative , non-intrusive clean energy technology in Nepal. Focusing on Engineering, Technology and Design. Himalayan Innovations aims to bridge traditionally isolated sectors through cross cutting innovation projects.

Himalayan Innovation focuses primarily on design, development, prototyping and pilots and partners with other grassroots organisations for scaled implementation of the projects. It works with community members to design solutions that are customised and suited to the local needs all the while creating frameworks that allow scalability and replication as much as possible. It also works across multiple sectors and involves a diverse set of individuals for each project it designs and partners with. It’s projects operate in a sandbox design style based on a human centered design approach with a focus on innovation, localisation and invention.

Climate Action Platform

COVID-19 Response

Organisation Representative

Endorsers that Himalayan Innovations partner with


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

As the United Nations lead agency on international development, UNDP works in 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty and reduce inequality. UNDP help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities, and to build resilience to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. UNDP’s work is concentrated in three focus areas; sustainable development, democratic governance and peace building, and climate and disaster resilience. In Asia and the Pacific, covering 36 countries and territories, UNDP is a trusted adviser and a ‘development partner’ of choice for governments across the region in supporting the localization and achievement of SDGs.

On-going/Past projects

Solar Forward – Off-Grid Energy Solutions in Rural Nepal

By Himalayan Innovations

Solar Forward, an initiative of Himalayan Innovations provides affordable, portable and durable off-the-grid energy solutions to rural enterprises in Nepal via an integrated Pay-As-You-Go model.

Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Gender