Uttar Pradesh New & Renewable Energy Development Agency

Department of AdditIonal Sources of Energy, Government of Uttar Pradesh

CREATION OF NEDA

CREATION OF NEDA

Non-Conventional Energy Development Agency, U.P. (NEDA) was set up in 1983 as a registered society under the Department of Additional Sources of Energy, Govt. of U.P. The Director of the Agency is Chief Executive and responsible for formulation and Implementation of the programmes of development of Non-Conventional Sources of Energy in the State and work under the administrative control of the Secretary to the Govt., Department of Additional Source of Energy.The Agency has inter-Alia following functions:

  • Propagation of the concept of renewable sources of energy and energy conservation.
  • Promoting the use of renewable energy systems and means of saving energy in various sectors.
  • Research and development primarily of applied nature in the field of renewable sources of energy and energy conservation.

The agency is working in the field of Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Bio Energy, Micro Hydel and Energy Conservation besides energy planning and other aspects of energy management.

OBJECTIVES OF NEDA

  • To act as an agency for Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. The Society (Agency) shall function in respect of schemes conducted in State, and shall make every effort to harness the results of Non-conventionalenergy in other parts of the country and elswhere for the benefit of the people of the State.

  • To formulate and implement projects aimed at supplementing energy requirements of the State by harnessing solar energy, bio energy, wind energy and other renewable sources of energy including micro hydel.

  • To identify, formulate and implement schemes relating to energy plantations.

  • To sponsor, co-ordinate or promote research programmes or projects of a developmental nature involving development of prototypes, pilot plant investigations etc. in the area of new sources of alternate energy.

  • To take up demonstration programmes in the field of non-conventional energy sources in order to generate awareness and popularise the use of non-conventional energy systems among the people.

  • To standardise designs of renewable energy systems and provide consultancy services, and technical know how to the users, promoters and manufacturers of various systems and devices of renewable sources of energy and energy conservation.

  • To promote equipments relating to alternate sources of energy by offering subsidy, marketing, publicity and such other support as may be found necessary.

  • To liaise with other agencies in the country and or abroad in the field of alternate sources of energy.

  • To co-operate and affiliate, if necessary, with other similar institutions, associations  or bidies in India and abroad.

  • To advise  the State Govt., Central  Govt., Panchayats,  Municipalities, Municipal Corporation and other local bodies and Semi-Govt. Agencies in the State and elsewhere on all such matters pertaining to alternate energy sources, as may be referred to it from time to time, and to undertake  on its own or in collaboration  or through  some other arrangements with nationalor international agencies, programme of research application, extension and development of energy resources.

  • To undertake or sponsor studies of environmental effect of energy generation,distribution and utilization.

  • To sponsor or undertake techno-economic and socio-economic feasibility studies or cost benefit analysis with respect to additionaland renewable sources of energy

  • To provide technical, financial or other assistance for the formualation  of programmes, designs and projects meant for extension of alternate energy development programme in the State.

  • To formulate and implement a broad based energy conservation programme including the scope for conservation of energy at the source of generation, at the state of distribution and/ or consumption.

  • To take special steps to foster among the people the concept of utilization of alternate sources of energy as a part oftheir  life and environment.

  • To  take advice and help of scientists, technologists and such other persons, who have expertise in the field of non-conventional energy, for the promotion and development of non-conventionalenergy systems.

  • To  develop and support centres of documentation, services, maintenane and supply of data  including  patent  literature, current  status  reports  etc.,  in  the  area  of  energy management and publish results on alternate sources of energy.

  • To acquire by gift, purchase, exchange, lease, hire or otherwise any property movable or immovable  and to construct, improve, alter, demolish or repair building works and constructions as may be necessary or convenient for carrying the activities of the society.

  • To  accept donations, grants, contributions or financial assistance from governmental, or private institutions, persons or any other sources with a view to fulfill all or any of the above objects.

  • To co-operate  with any other body or persons  as  may be decided  by  the Executive Committee.

  • To  do all such or other things as may be incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects.

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