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EESL has installed over 1.03 cr smart LED street lights in country so far

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 6, 2020

Over 1.03 crore smart LED street lights have been installed till date, which led to an estimated energy savings of 6.97 billion kWh per year, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) on Sunday said. These lights have been installed under the Street Light National Programme (SLNP...

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EESL inks pact with Baghirathi Sustainability India to promote EVs

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 20, 2019

State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) on Thursday said it has inked a pact with Baghirathi Sustainability India to promote e-mobility in private and government agencies in the country. EESL has signed a memorandum of understanding with Baghirathi Sustainability...

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ADB issues $250 mn loan to India to expand energy efficiency investments

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 18, 2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a USD 250 million loan agreement with the Centre to expand energy efficiency investments in India, according to an official statement. The loan agreement to provide loan to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) was signed on...

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EESL commissions first EV charging station in south Delhi under pact with SDMC

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 16, 2019

In a bid to build a robust EV charging infrastructure, state-run Energy Efficiency Service Ltd (EESL) and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Saturday inaugurated the first electric vehicle public charging station in south Delhi. The inauguration coincides with the...

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EESL plans to issue tender for e-luxury cars in January

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) is set to float a tender for procurement of electric luxury cars, possibly in the range of Rs 25 lakh each, which it plans to lease out to cab aggregators like Ola and Uber, people aware of development said. “EESL may go for a...

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ADB approves $250 mn loan to EESL to expand energy efficiency investments

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday said it has approved a loan of $250 million (about Rs 1,775 crore) as part of an assistance package to EESL to expand energy efficiency investments in India. The new ADB project is a sector loan guaranteed by the Government of...

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PWD’s e-Car pilot project clocks 92 per cent savings

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

Department officials used e-cars from February to July this year. A pilot project to replace government vehicles run on petrol and diesel with environment-friendly electric cars undertaken by the Maharashtra Public Works Department (PWD) has yielded remarkable results, with...

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A boon to discoms, but privacy concerns remain over smart meters

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

The government’s move to push smart meters could reduce bill shocks for power consumers and potentially rein in the debt woes of distribution companies (discoms) by reducing theft and improving their operational efficiency, but privacy issues continue to linger. This comes in...

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75 parking lots in south Delhi to get e-charging stations by December

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

In a bid to motivate people into using electric vehicles, South Delhi Municipal Corporation has finalised the plan to install charging points at 75 parking lots by December. The civic body has shared the list of the identified parking lots with Energy Efficiency Services...

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Electric Vehicles will account for over a half of all passenger vehicle sales by 2040

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2019

Around 57 per cent of all global passenger vehicle sales, and over 30 per cent of the passenger vehicle fleet, will be electric by 2040, according to the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The BNEF Electric Vehicle Outlook 2019 expects annual passenger EV sales to rise to...

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