Demand for Solar Products Goes up in Kashmir

The local markets in Kashmir are filled with solar products like, solar geysers, solar lights, solar bulbs, solar lantern, solar heating systems which are proving very useful during the winters.

Jammu and Kashmir Solar Energy Policy

To meet the power needs and to cope with the irregular electricity supply, people in the Kashmir Valley are now using solar panels and solar-powered lamps.

With power shortage particularly during the winters, there is a high demand for solar products to meet the electricity needs.

The local markets in Kashmir are filled with solar products like, solar geysers, solar lights, solar bulbs, solar lantern, solar heating systems which are proving very useful during the winters.

This concept of using solar products has been adopted by the masses.

Locals have expressed their happiness over the increasing use of solar products as a substitute for electricity.

“In the evening at least for 2 hours, solar panels are being used in every household. The shortage in power supply is not being felt with the use of solar products,” one of the customers was quoted as having said.

“There is a serious power shortage, we depend on solar-powered lamps, it is a must for every home,” another consumer added.

“There is an increase in demand for solar products”, said a solar products dealer.

JK has second highest potential of solar power in India. According to a study conducted by the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), J&K has a solar power potential of 111.05 GWp, the second highest in India after Rajasthan, which has the potential of 142 GWp.

Source: ANI

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