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76% of LED bulb brands in India flout consumer safety standards

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

Amid the on-going push by the government to distribute LED bulbs to the citizens at a subsidised rate, over 70 percent of the LED brands of bulb and downlights have been flouting consumer safety...

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Subject Tags: LED bulbs , study

Street lighting programme lights up 50,000 km of roads with 3 million LEDs

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 21, 2017

The Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) has led to the illumination of 50,000 km of Indian roads with installation of 30 lakh LED street lights across the country, the government said today.

The installation of 30 lakh LED street lights has resulted in 39 crore...

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Finance Ministry issues norms for Central offices to retrofit energy efficient appliances

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 16, 2017

The Union Finance Ministry has issued guidelines for mandatory installation of energy efficient appliances in all Central Government buildings across India.

It has directed that usage of LED based lightings and energy efficient cooling equipment such as fans and air...

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North East Frontier Railway: 48 stations go green, turn on LED lights

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2017

Taking a step forward in reducing energy consumption, the North East Frontier Railway (NFR) has converted 48 stations under it into 100% LED bulb lighting system. Another 60 stations will be...

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Andhra Pradesh : Pact signed for LED street lights in 7,024 villages

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 18, 2017

In a significant development on the energy efficiency front, the Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) entered into an agreement on Monday with the Government of India (GoI) for replacing 10 lakh...

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Over 25 crore LED bulbs distributed under UJALA scheme: EESL

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 18, 2017

With the implementation of government's UJALA programme in Arunachal Pradesh, the world's largest non-subsidised LED bulb distribution programme is now being implemented across the country, EESL...

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Andhra Pradesh to install energy-efficient LED street lights in villages

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 17, 2017

The State government which is swiftly progressing ahead with integrated development of both urban and rural areas has decided to kick start yet another revolutionary program of energy efficient...

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Government notifies revised prices for LED bulbs and tubelights

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

The prices of energy efficient appliances distributed under the Centre's (UJALA) scheme have been revised to align them with the new Goods & Services Tax (GST) regime.


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Subject Tags: LED bulbs , pricing

21 lakh street lights replaced with LEDs, savings 295 million unit per year

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2017

Replacement of 21 lakh conventional street lights with LEDs has resulted in annual energy savings of 295 million unit and reduction of 2.3 lakh tonnes of CO2 annually.


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Over 1 crore LED bulbs distributed in Odisha under GoI’s UJALA scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 21, 2017

Energy Department, Government of Odisha in association with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has successfully distributed over one crore LED bulbs in Odisha under the Government of...

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