AMMU: Set to harness hydro power for augmenting supplies in rural and remote areas, Jammu and Kashmir government has floated tenders for 23 mini and micro hydro electric power projects in seven districts of State.

Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) has come out with Request for Qualification (RFQ) from experienced and capable companies with necessary technical competence and financial strength for developing 23 Micro and Mini Hydro projects up to a capacity of 2 MW each as Independent power producer (IPP) for a period of 40 years.

The RFQ has been floated as per the ‘policy for Development of Mirco and Mini Hydro Power Projects-2011’.

Twenty three Mini and Micro Hydro projects with a capacity of 35.7 MWS would come up in 7 districts.  Read more..

Courtesy: The Economic Times