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UJALA Scheme

Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme is a part of the Government of India’s efforts to spread the message of energy efficiency in the country. The ordinary bulbs are extremely energy inefficient and are able to convert only 5% of input into light. LEDs consumer only one-tenth of energy used by ordinary ..

India Energy Dashboards (Version 2.0) by NITI Aayog

The Niti Aayog recently launched the India Energy Dashboards Version 2.0. It will provide single window access to the data related to utilisation, pricing, production, distribution of energy in the country. It will provide data from Central Electricity Authority, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and from Coal Controller’s Organisation. The India Energy Dashboard Version ..

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UJALA and SLNP schemes complete six years

The UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) and SLNP (Street Lighting National Programme) completed six years of successful implementation. The two programmes revamped household and public lighting system across the country. What are the achievements of UJALA in six years? Under UJALA, the EESL distributed 6.69 crores of LED bulbs. It has installed ..

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“#iCommit” Initiative launched by Power Ministry

On June 5, 2020, the Ministry of Power launched the ‘#iCommit’ initiative on the occasion of World Environment Day. Highlights The initiative was launched to encourage stakeholders to continue providing efficient renewable power and resilient energy system in the future. The initiative is driven by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EFFSL). Role of EFFSL in ..

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BEE initiatives lead to Rs 89,122 crores

On May 6, 2020, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy released report on “Impact of Energy Efficiency Measures, 2018-19”. According to the report, energy initiatives of BEE have helped to save Rs 89,122 crores. Key Highlights The report assessed annual savings of energy and carbon dioxide emissions. According to the report, the energy efficiency ..

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

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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