After the Kacheguda railway station has become first energy efficient railway station in the country, the South Central Railways (SCR) plans to install LED (Light Emitting Diode) lights in all the stations under the SCR zone.
The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has set its target to replace the conventional lights in all its 534 stations with LED lights within March.
The State government is gearing up to expedite the Gram Panchayat LED street lighting programme across the State which enables substantial energy savings and also ensure financial benefit to the panchayats.
Rajasthan, which has retrofitted 8 lakh smart LED street lights under the Ujala scheme, has saved energy worth Rs 144 crore, said Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) managing director Saurabh Kumar here on Monday.
Floated a year and a half ago by the promoters of Century Plyboards’, Century LED is targeting a Rs 100 crore turnover in 2017-18 and hopes to double its manufacturing capacity from 10 million units to 20 million units next year.
Chandigarh has outperformed Punjab – having 97% more electricity consumers — in sale of energy saving LED bulbs, tubelights and fans under the Unnat Jyoti Affordable LEDs for All (Ujala) scheme of the central government.
The NDMC today launched from Rohini its ambitious project to replace over two lakh conventional street lights with LED fixtures in the next nine months, a move that will save Rs 50 crore of the civic body annually.
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has initiated a feasibility study on the prospects of launching efficient domestic lighting programme in the Southeast Asian country.
“Ek chhota sa chirag tha jo bas raat mein jalaate the, aur ab suraj aa gaya hai ghar pe (A flickering lamp was burnt in the night and now we have the sun at home),” said Zuleqa Bano with a smile as she demonstrated how the three solar powered LED lights at her home functioned at the press of a button.
State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) will soon set up retail stores in petrol pumps across Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra before expanding to other parts of the country, reports Financial Express.