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

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 24, 2017

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...

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Power Ministry gives energy savings certificates to 38 lakh units

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 23, 2017

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. 

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

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 14, 2017

The German Development Bank (KfW) 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...

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Kirron Kher inaugurates UJALA scheme in Chandigarh

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 7, 2017

Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher on Monday launched the Central Government's UJALA scheme here and asked power consumers to use energy efficient appliances for a cleaner and greener environment....

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Railways plan to save energy worth Rs.41,000 cr in 10 yrs

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 6, 2017

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said his Ministry has drawn up an action plan to save energy worth Rs 41,000 crore over the next ten years.


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Niti Aayog to rank states on energy efficiency

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 23, 2017

India’s policy think-tank, Niti Aayog, will soon rank states on the basis of energy efficiency, a move which will help India achieve its international commitment of lowering energy consumption...

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EESL to set up model units for energy efficiency in Surat’s textile cluster

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 17, 2017

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a company under the Union power ministry, has set its eyes on the man-made fabric (MMF) cluster in Surat for setting up energy efficient textile...

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Govt of India’s UJALA scheme launches in Sikkim

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 15, 2017

Minister for Energy & Power and Labour, Dorjee Dazom Bhutia launched the Government of India’s Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All (UJALA) scheme in the state today.  In...

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Ranchi to become solar city by year-end

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 10, 2017

Chief minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday promised to convert the state capital into a solar-powered city and light up 230 tribal villages with solar electricity by 2017.


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21 crores LED bulbs distributed in India, expected to save Rs 11,000 crores

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 9, 2017

Under the government’s energy efficiency programme, 21 crore LED bulbs were distributed in the country which resulted in saving of Rs 11,000 crore for the consumers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

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