NHPC signs MoU with JKSPDCL for executing hydro projects in Jammu and Kashmir

NHPC Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation (JKSPDCL) for the execution of hydropower projects in the region. …

The projects include Kirthai-11 (930 MW), Sawalkot (1856 MW), Uri-I (Stage-II) (240 MW) and Dulhasti (Stage-11) (258 MW). NHPC will support the state power department and its unbundled corporations and JKSPDCL with assistance and consultancy in project management and monitoring, and related aspects including power trading. In addition, the 930 MW Kirthai-11 project will be executed by Chenab Valley Power Projects on the same terms and conditions as have been agreed for Pakaldul, Kiru and Kwar HEPs. NHPC and JKSPDCL will also explore the possibility of developing the renewable energy potential of Jammu and Kashmir including (but not limited to) solar, wind and small hydro projects either by expanding the scope of existing joint venture companies or by creating a new joint venture company.

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