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ACTIVITIES  AND PROGRAMMES      

                                                                   

                       In consonance with  the policy guidelines of Ministry of New and Renewable Sources, Govt. of India  and the State Govt.,  renewable energy programmes  have been promoted with the help of Central/ State incentives after determining the  cost benefits. The programmes/schemes   implemented by HIMURJA are as under:    

                                                                                        

I.     SOLAR THERMAL PROGRAMME     

  •  Solar energy can play a significant role in rural development especially remote areas where fuel wood is scarce. Solar Cookers have been provided to the potential beneficiaries on subsidized rate. 

  • Solar Water Heating Systems are being provided for Households and  for other  Institutions.             

II.   SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PROGRAMME

HIMURJA is popularizing and providing Solar Photovoltaic systems.   Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India is providing a package of incentives to popularize these systems  throughout the Pradesh.                                                                              

III.  ENERGY EFFICIENT DEVICES: -

In order to conserve energy, HIMURJA has provided Pressure Cookers and CFL Systems to identified families on subsidized.  

 

IV. SMALL HYDEL PROJECTS UPTO 5 MW BEING EXECUTED THROUGH PSP

The State Govt. has entrusted the responsibility of harnessing of small hydro potential upto 5 MW by private investment through HIMURJA under the administrative control of Non Conventional Energy Sources Deptt. of H.P. Govt. so that optimum utilization of hydro potential in Small Hydro can be achieved.

V.   MICRO HYDEL PROJECTS IMPLEMENTED UNDER UNDP-GEF, GOI

HIMURJA has successfully commissioned the projects under UNDP-GEF Program.

VI. OTHER MHEP IMPLEMENTED BY HIMURJA UNDER STATE/CENTRE SECTOR.

Gharola (100 KW), Sarahan  (30 KW) and  Bara Bhangal (40KW) MHEPs  are also  generating electricity which is being supplied to nearby residences.  Operation and Maintenance of these projects  are being  done by  HIMURJA.

 

Two projects namely Sach (900 KW) in Pangi valley and Billing (400 KW) in Keylong are under execution. Sach (900 KW)  project   is in advance stage of execution and targeted to be commissioned by October,2009.  The works of Billing (400 KW) are under progress and one unit of the  project is targeted to be commissioned by November,2009.

 

H.P. Govt. has allotted 19 new projects with an aggregate capacity of 76.30 MW capacity to HIMURJA for implementation under State Sector.  

 

VII.  PORTABLE MICRO HYDEL GENERATOR SETS

 

Operation and maintenance of Portable Gen. Sets commissioned in remote Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba Distt. and  in Dodra Kawar is being done by HIMURJA.  

 

VIII.   HYDRAM POPULARIZATION.

 

Hydro Power at the micro level can also be utilized in a cost effective manner in the form of mechanical power through Hydraulic-Ram (Hydrams).   Major feature of a hydraulic ram are no requirement of an external source of energy, low maintenance and operation cost and the requirement of some minimal head at the water source.    During the year the repair work of the Hydrams installed in the Pradesh under various schemes has been carried out to them functional in different  districts.  

 

IX.   PUBLICITY/AWARENESS

 

Efforts have been made for wide  publicity of various schemes/programmes being implemented by HIMURJA and create awareness about renewable energy  programmes  amongst general masses throughout the  State including remote/tribal areas.  Publicity have been  done  through following programmes funded by MNRE, Govt. of India. 

  • Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas has been celebrated on   20th August allover the State with financial assistance of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE), Govt. of India.

  • Advertisements have been published in various  Newspapers/Weekly and Souvenirs.

  • Exhibitions of New and Renewable Energy Devices have been organized during the International/ National and State level fairs during 2008-09 with the Central Financial Assistance of   MNRE,  Govt. of India.

  • Awareness camps  has been organized through Mobile Exhibition Van, during 2008-09.

                 

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