Jammu and Kashmir

3MW of Solar With Battery Storage Tendered by SECI in Ladakh

The tenders have been issued on behalf of Military Engineer Service (MES), a construction agency. The tender is for design, engineering, supply, construction, testing, installation, and commissioning. In order to broaden the horizons of solar power in the country, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), at two different locations in Jammu and Kashmir has issued […]

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J&K Cabinet Okays Setting Up of JK Renewable Energy Corporation

The corporation will be a private limited company wholly owned by the state government with an authorised share capital of Rs 1 crore fully paid up and subscribed by the Jammu and Kashmir government. In a move to boost the usage of green energy, the Cabinet of Jammu and Kashmir has given its approval for […]

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JK Installs Only 27 Percent of 5500 Solar Street Lights Sanctioned by Centre

However, the state government has been able to install only 1490 solar street lights in various parts of the state. According to reports, the government has not given the reasons why despite receiving more than five thousand street lights, it has only been able to install mere 1490. The Jammu and Kashmir Government has till […]

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Solar Energy Can be Explored to Provide Affordable Power: J&K Dy CM

Jammu and Kashmir have second highest potential to generate solar power in the country after Rajasthan. Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said that solar energy can be explored to provide affordable power to the residents living in remote and far off places of the state. Talking specifically of Billawar in Kathua district […]

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Inter-ministerial team to review implementation of the Rs 80,000 crore development package for J&K

Around Rs 11,708 crore is for power, new and renewable energy. This includes augmentation of power infrastructure and distribution systems, solar power, and small hydro projects A high-level inter-ministerial team will today review implementation of the Rs 80,000 crore development package for Jammu and Kashmir announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh […]

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Jammu and Kashmir Solar Energy Policy

Jammu and Kashmir Solar Energy Policy Updates 2017 The solar rooftop projects aggregating 450MW will be installed in the state by 2022 has been approved by the state cabinet of Jammu & Kashmir as per the solar rooftop policy 2016 to be followed for a 10-year period implemented in accordance with the provisions of Jammu […]

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J&K CM asks S&T Department to Undertake Projects for Harnessing of Solar Energy in a Big Way

“Jammu and Kashmir has a fair potential for developing wind and solar energy which if harnessed adequately would rid the state of its energy deficiency.” Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has asked the Science and Technology (S&T) Department to undertake projects for harnessing of solar energy in a big way to supplement the energy needs of the […]

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Two Mega Solar Parks With Total Capacity Of 7500 MW To Come Up In Ladakh

The J&K Government has signed MoU with the Government of India for the development of two mega solar parks of 5000 MW capacity in Leh district and 2500 MW capacity in Kargil district The Jammu and Kashmir government has recently signed a MoU with the Centre for the development of two mega solar parks with […]

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