Modi Dedicates 220 kV Srinagar-Leh Transmission Line to the Nation

The implementation of the project was aimed to supply power to the people of Ladakh round the year and further the evacuation of surplus power of Kargil & Leh Hydel stations of NHPC in summers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating various development projects in Leh and Ladakh during his recent visit, dedicated the 220 […]

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Scheme for Development of 14 MW Solar Plant with Linked Storage in Ladakh

The lands for setting up of solar projects with battery storage will be facilitated by LREDA and KREDA. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) under the order of the President of India has launched a new scheme for setting up Solar PV Projects with aggregate battery storage capacity in Leh & Kargil. The […]

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From MW to GW: A Change that Describes India’s Solar Journey Since 2014

Every industry evolves its own jargon as it grows. In solar industry in India, the biggest change has been the shift in the language used to express deal sizes and ambition today. Megawatts (MW) to Gigawatts (GW) is a game changer. It was an innocuous looking invite, like many the editorial team receives each day. […]

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Waaree Installs Solar Plant at HIAL University in Leh

HIAL is expected to save close to Rs 2 lakh per year. Waaree Energies, one of India’s leading solar PV manufacturer has unveiled its 25 kW rooftop solar project at Himalayan Institute of Alternatives (HIAL) in Leh, Ladakh. The project was completed under the company’s CSR programme and is part of its ongoing efforts to […]

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Leh and Kargil Are Now Connected to the National Power Grid

India’s northernmost areas in Jammu & Kashmir have now been connected to the national electricity network to bring ‘one-nation-one-grid’ closer to reality. Made possible by an engineering feat by state-run transmission utility PowerGrid. PowerGrid and Jammu and Kashmir power department recently switched on the Alusteng-Alunday stretch of the 350-kilometer Srinagar-Kargil-Leh transmission line. Tracing some of […]

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SECI Notifies Date of RfS Document for 2.5 GW Solar Project in Kargil

The scope of work shall comprise setting up of the Solar PV Projects along with implementation of the entire power evacuation infrastructure. Solar Energy Corporation of India in a notification informed that the RfS document for the 23 GW solar project to come up in Leh and Kargil Regions will be issued on December 31, […]

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