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Exploring business opportunities for Norwegian companies in Uttarakhand

The Norwegian Ambassador Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg visited Uttarakhand accompanied by a delegation of Norwegian business to explore opportunities in the power sector.

According to the managing Director of Uttaranchal Power Corporation Ltd, the Uttaranchal Government is looking for new technologies and funding resources to enhance the initiatives taken in the power sector. This creates business opportunities for Norwegian companies who specialise in smart grid, hydropower and solar energy.

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Norwegian company Dunavec presented solutions to enhance hydro plant efficiency of Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (UJVNL) projects in India while other companies such as Statkraft and Heimdal presented sustainable solutions for the Indian power sector during the visit.

Uttaranchal Government requested Innovation Norway to explore possibilities of bringing in technology related to kinetic hydropower and floating solar on the huge reservoir potential of Uttarakhand.