The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) is incorporated as a society act in year 2001 under the administrative control of the Department of Energy, Govt. of Jharkhand for promoting use of renewable energy sources in the state. Being a nodal agency, JREDA is working for implementation of fiscal and financial incentives made available by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Sources (MNRES), Govt. of India and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA).
As an autonomous organisation GEDA is registered under the Societies’ Registration Act 1860, and comes under the purview of Department of New and Renewable Sources of Energy, Secretariat. The Memorandum of Association and Rules and Regulations of GEDA, which were originally conceived in 1994 and incorporated in 1995, were amended in terms of, composition of General Body, enhancement of administrative and financial powers of the Member Secretary and deletion of clauses not relevant to the present day functioning of the Agency.
The government of Tamil Nadu realized the importance and need for renewable energy, and set up a separate agency, as registered society, called the Tamil Nadu energy development agency TEDA as early as 1985, following specific objectives. To promote the use of new and renewable sources of energy (NRSE) and to implement projects therefor. To promote energy conservation activities. To encourage research and development on renewable sources of energy. The promotion of grid connected and decentralized power generation from locally available sources will reduce the dependence on conventional power. The decentralized power systems can also make power available at remote places in the state where grid power could not be extended and will facilitate development of rural and remote areas.
Punjab Energy Development Agency was formed in Sept. 1991 as a state nodal agency for promotion and development of renewable energy programmes, projects and energy conservation programme in the state of Punjab. PEDA is registered as a Society under the Societies Act of 1860.
West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency, formed in the year 1993, has a mandate to promote Renewable Energy technologies and create an environment conducive to their commercialisation through innovative projects. The Agency, popularly known as WBREDA, has its corporate office at kolkata, India. WBREDA helps the State Government, Panchayats, Municipal Bodies, and NGOs on all matters relating to promotion of alternative sources of energy. WBREDA has a group of experts in the field of renewable sources of energy who are responsible for formulation, design and proper implementation of the projects related to renewable sources of energy. WBREDA has a programme to assist other States in respect of formulating project proposals on Village Electrification through Renewable Energy Sources, setting up of Energy Education Park Students from abroad visit projects of WBREDA in connection with their research activities etc.
The A and N Islands have a total area of 8249 sq.km. out of which the forest cover is about 7589 sq.km.(92%). These islands enjoy a thick forest, rich environment, abundant sea wealth, which boost a high tourist attraction. These islands are divided in three district viz. Andaman, Nicobar and North Middle Andaman. The seat of the Administration is at Port Blair (South Andaman) in which 14.14 sq.kms. area is under the jurisdiction of Port Blair Municipal Council.
Meghalaya Non-Conventional and Rural Energy Development Agency was set-up on 14.09.87 as a State Nodal Agency for the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Sources, Govt. of India. The Agency was registered under the Meghalaya Societies Registration Act 12 of 1983. The aims and objective of the Agency is to formulate and implement demonstration, experimental, promotional and extension projects and programmes related to New and Renewables Energy.