UDAY & UJALA

11 million streetlights installed under Ujala, SLNP schemes: EESL

State-owned EESL on Tuesday said that over 36.69 crore LED bulbs have been distributed under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme, while 1.14 crore LEDs have been installed under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) in the past six years.

Till date, the implementation of these government schemes have resulted in cumulative energy savings of 55.32 billion kWh per year, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) said in a statement.

“Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 5, 2015, zero subsidy UJALA and SLNP marks their sixth anniversary today (Tuesday). Both programmes are being implemented by EESL.

“EESL has distributed 36.69 crore LED bulbs and installed 1.14 crore LED streetlights, resulting in cumulative energy savings of 55.32 billion kWh per year,” the statement said.

Sharing further details, EESL said that under the UJALA scheme, it distributed over 36.69 crore LED bulbs across India.

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