Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency

J&K approves 200 MW rooftop solar project in Jammu city

The Administrative Council (AC) headed by LG Manoj Sinha, has approved the development of 200 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar power plants in Jammu City. These plants hope to take the optimal advantage of the solar irradiance in the high resource region of Jammu and Kashmir. They will come up as part of the ‘Solar […]

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Over Rs 150 Crore Rooftop Solar Power Scam Surfaces in JAKEDA

A multi-crore scam has surfaced in Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA). Solar Projects worth Rs 155 crore for supply, installation and commissioning of roof top solar power plants were allotted to 10 firms without any tenders while the 14 other firms which qualified in the tendering process got just Rs 42.35 crore contract, […]

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MNRE’s ‘Rooftop Solar Power Plants’ Scheme to Rescue Kashmir From Power Crisis

The scheme will provide government subsidy of 70 percent to the customers generating solar energy and setting up roof top solar plants. During winters the electricity demand in Kashmir rises to up to 1900MWs against the availability of 1200MWs produced by the Power Development Department (PDD) of Kashmir. In order to compensate the additional 700MW […]

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