All posts by Thinlay

Workshop on Solar Energy Action Plan for Ladakh Region held in Leh

On the 2nd of September, 2009, a one-day workshop on Solar Energy Action Plan for Ladakh Region was successfully organized jointly by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Government of India, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Ladakh Renewable Energy Development Agency (LREDA) and Ladakh Ecological Development Group (LEDeG). The workshop was organized under an MNRE sponsored project carried out by TERI titled “Preparation of action plan for large-scale implementation of solar energy technologies in Ladakh region”.

Read More...

International On-site Training Programme on MHPUs

LEDeG in collaboration with University of Applied Sciences Northwestern (FHNW), Switzerland, and BORDA, Germany, is organizing an on-site training programme to transfer skills necessary for planning, implementation and management of community based Micro Hydro Power Units. For more details, click here. For the application form, click here.

Read More...

World environment day

 LEDeG conducted awareness campaigns in Leh town on solid waste management and environmental pollution on World Environment Day, 5th June 2009. It was a successful programme that witnessed the participation of students, organisations, residents of Leh and local administration. The campaign had activities mainly designed for school children, such as a quiz competition, skit presentation […]

Read More...

Capacity building of the Renewable Energy Development Cooperative Society

Capacity building of the Renewable Energy Development Cooperative Society Ltd. (REDCO) for income generation activities and awareness generation for sustainable development of Durbuk block, Leh district, J&K Location: Durbuk, Leh Funding Agency: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Duration: 2-year (2009-10) Context Many of the remote and isolated villages in Ladakh are yet to […]

Read More...

Passive solar housing project in Western Himalayas

Improving the winter livelihood of rural population and setting up sustainable network to disseminate energy efficiency in the cold desert of Western Indian Himalayas. Project Location: Leh and Kargil districts Funding Agencies: European Union, Fondation Ensemble and others Project Partners: GERES (France), LNP, LEHO, SECMOL, ECOSPHERE (Spiti) Duration: 4-year (2008-12) Context Shortage of fuel wood […]

Read More...

Learning Income Generation in the Himalayas Together (LIGHT)

LEDeG, in collaboration with GERES, is implementing project LIGHT. The project has different components and LEDeG, along with other local NGOs part of the network, is responsible for the implementation of the activities in different project areas across Ladakh. The project aims at improving the livelihood of the rural population in the Indian Western Himalayas consisting of Ladakh and […]

Read More...