EESL: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

First Convergence Project of India to generate green energy

Published: November 18, 2020

On November 17, 2020 the Energy Efficiency Services Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of New and Renewable Energy, Goa. According to the agreement, the first convergence project of India to generate Green Energy for agriculture and rural areas is to be set up in Goa. About the project The project is ..

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PM-KUSUM scaled up: Goal set to 30.8 GW of solar capacity by 2022

Published: November 11, 2020

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has recently issued orders to expand Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM). Accordingly, the new target of the scheme has been enhanced to achieve solar capacity of 30.8 GW by 2022. This is to be done with the revised central financial support of Rs 34,035 ..

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EESL’s procurement of 250 Electric Vehicles

Published: September 4, 2020

Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) recently selected Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor India in an international bidding process to procure 250 electric vehicles (EVs) for government entities. Tata Motors will supply 150 Nexon electric compact SUVs and Hyundai will supply 100 Kona electric premium SUVs. The total tender value is Rs 41.6 crore. For the procurement, EESL is going to utilise the $5-million (around Rs 37-crore) grant that was recently ..

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Govt. Launches First-of-its-Kind Public Electric Vehicle Charging Plaza

Published: July 20, 2020

The Union Power Minister has launched the first-ever public electric vehicle charging plaza in the country at Chelmsford Club in New Delhi. Along with this, the Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy has also inaugurated Retrofit of Air-conditioning to improve Air Quality for Safety and Efficiency (RAISE), which has been developed as a joint ..

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EEESL of GoI completes one successful year in making India Energy Efficient

Published: February 26, 2020

The EESL (Energy Efficiency Services Limited) recently celebrated its 10 years of successful operation. The Company adopted the policy of making India Energy Efficiency a year back. It has successfully completed its one year of energy efficiency policy. Highlights In the last one year, the company has installed more than 10 lakh smart meters all ..

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