Browsing: Energy

For a water-abundant, power deficit state, energy crisis is seen as the major handicap in the socio-economic developmental deficit. This section offers a detailed narrative of the potential, the assets, the history, the players and the policymaking on the crucial front.

Energy The Jury: Members of the International Court of Arbitration at The Hague which is adjudging the dipsute between India and Pakistan over Kishanganga power project in Gurez.
Kishanganga: United In Loss

They fought over “reasonable hospitality”, confidentiality issues and could not write a joint report to a joint inspection of the…

Energy After decades of state government's efforts to develop micro projects to manage local needs, New Delhi interviened and managed most of the problem in a single stroke -- Photo:Bilal Bahadur
Enlightened Shangri La

Arid Ladakh desert frozen at -20 degree Celsius is enjoying an uninterrupted power supply round the clock, a historic first…

Energy
Powerlessly Energetic Era

Rationing and frequent outages is order of the day in Kashmir valley but these do not define the energy futures…

Energy
Energy’s Newest Addresses

J&K state owned profit earning Power Development Corporation is awarding five projects to independent power producers, two of them state…

Energy After consuming six cylinders at a rate of Rs. 412, a consumer has to pay Rs. 961 for each non-subsidized cylinder - Photo:Bilal Bahadur
A Crisis In The Making

Delhi’s has announced a new policy on distribution of LPG cylinders which was implemented by the J&K government without protest.…

Energy
Unbundling power

As the J&K cabinet has approved plans of carving out four different companies from the huge power department to professionalize…

Energy Photo: Bilal Bahadur
Losing Identity

Old town Srinagar has for decades been a second home for many Dard-Shin inhabitants of Gurez. They have carved a…

Energy
Trading Energy

J&K might live in energy misery for some more years but an emphasis over self-sufficiency and a sound potential has…

Energy
Some respite

To reach Hunder village, one has to pass through the famous cold desert of Nubra valley where the double humped…

Diplomacy
A Marathon Struggle

Once termed to be the ‘juggler vein of Kashmir’, Baghlihar symbolizes an achievement that has laid a strong foundation for…

Energy
Feeding on Tiger Hill

The second coldest inhabited place is provided electricity from a mini hydel project that runs for six months in a…

Energy
In Batalik Sector

After travelling through lifeless mountains for around three hours and covering and distance of about 100 kilometres from Kargil town,…

Energy
The Leh Line

Located on the Leh – Manali road on the left bank of Indus River Igo Mercellong is the backbone of…

Energy
Small steps

Ecological considerations slowed down Pahalgam mini power project for long, now that two units are up and running the PDC…

Energy
In Basholi’s Sewa

The project suffers for lack of dependable evacuation system. Now PDC will use NHPC transmission line to improve yields from…

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