Naval yard sees 11 pc drop of energy consumption after usage of LED lights: Indian Navy


Naval yard sees 11 pc drop of energy consumption after usage of LED lights: Indian Navy

A premier naval yard has achieved a decrease of 11 per cent energy consumptioncompared to the last financial year and replaced 95 per cent of the conventional street lights with LED lights, the Indian Navy said in a statement today.

More than 1,000 lights have been replaced with smart timer-based street lights and 21 MW solar photovoltaic projects have been undertaken with meticulous planning by the Indian Navy towards achieving the Centre’s target of 100 GW by 2022 under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), it added.

“One of the premier naval yard has achieved a decrease of 11 per cent in energy consumption compared to the last financial year, it said while 95 per cent of conventional street lights of the repair yards have been replaced with LED lights and over 1,000 have been changed over with smart timer-based street lights,” the statement released ahead of the World Environment Day said.  Read More

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