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GoI to install new 18.56 GW energy efficient plants

The Government of India has decided to replace old power plants with a total capacity of 7,738 MW owned by the Centre and the states with energy-efficient super-critical plants that will generate a gross 18,560 MW annually. This move will increase the generation capacity of the plants and attain energy… read more →

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Centre distributes over 1 lakh LED bulbs to Chandigarh

The Centre has distributed over one lakh LED bulbs under the Ujala scheme in the city. The Ujala (Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All) scheme was launched in the city last month. Along with distributing the LED (Light emitting diode) bulbs, 15,000 20W LED tubelights as well as 5,000… read more →

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UJALA scheme to be launched in UP on Ambedkar Jayanti

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Power Minister Piyush Goel will launch Centre’s ‘Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances’ (UJALA) scheme for the state on April 14. Under the scheme, consumers can buy 9 Watt LED bulbs, BEE 5-star rated energy efficient fans and LED… read more →

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LEDs to cut CO2 by 80 million tonnes a year, save Rs 40,000 crore in power bills: Piyush Goyal

The government's promotion of light emitting diodes (LED) will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 80 million tonnes per annum and save around Rs 40,000 crore in power bills annually, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday. "The LED project, where the government is replacing the lighting load… read more →

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Ujala Scheme: 47,000 LED bulbs sold in 3 weeks

The Ujala Scheme of the Union Government received an overwhelming as the more than 47,000 LED bulbs and other energy saving equipment have been in the past three weeks. The scheme was launched on March 6 at the Sector 35 Sampark Centre. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a public sector entity… read more →

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LED bulbs to replace 2.76 lakh street lights in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari villages

District Collector K Bhaskar on Thursday said all street lights in villages in West Godavari would be replaced by energy efficient LED bulbs by next year to reduce the power bills of panchayats. Speaking after distributing LED tube lights to power consumers at a programme at the Collectorate here, the… read more →

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Power Ministry gives energy savings certificates to 38 lakh units

Power Ministry today said that it has issued more than 38 lakhs energy savings certificates to industries on the basis of their performance on energy efficiency parameters. "Ministry of Power has issued/entitled to purchase Energy Savings Certificates to Designated Consumers of Perform, Achieve and… read more →

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AC makers betting on consumers’ shift to inverter models

In line with the global trends, air-conditioner makers are betting big on the Indian market beginning its shift towards inverter air-conditioners from regular or the fixed speed ACs. With the new energy efficiency ISEER rating set to kick-in from next year, which will make energy efficiency parameters… read more →

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Seminar on Energy Efficiency in HVAC & R Industries

An All-India Seminar on “Energy Efficiency in HVAC & R Industries” is being organized by Jharkhand State Centre of the Institution of Engineers (India) under the aegis of Mechanical Engineering Division Board during March 25-26 at Engineer Bhawan, Ranchi in association with Indian Society for Heating,… read more →

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Germany provides support of EUR 200 million for India’s Energy Efficiency Programme

The German Development Bank (KfW) today signed – on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) – a loan agreement of over EUR 200 million (1,400 crores INR) with India’s Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). With this, the total German commitment for better… read more →

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