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EESL plans to sell products through its retail network in partnership with Discoms

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EESL plans to sell products through its retail network in partnership with Discoms

New Delhi, March 12, 2024 – The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under the Ministry of Power (GoI), announced the expansion of its energy efficiency portfolio with the introduction of 5-star rated 6-Watt LED bulbs. As part of its ongoing commitment to advancing the goals of Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) programme, EESL’s latest offering is poised to revolutionize India’s energy consumption landscape. EESL also successfully concluded the tender process for LED bulbs, LED Tube lights, and BLDC Fans, facilitating widespread access to energy-efficient products. These innovative solutions will be readily available to consumers through EESL Mart, an online platform dedicated to promoting sustainable products, through the company’s retail network.

The introduction of the highly efficient 6-Watt LED Bulb promises to deliver a remarkable 30% energy savings while maintaining the same level of light intensity. This achievement underscores EESL’s dedication to providing innovative solutions that not only reduce energy consumption but also enhance user experience. EESL is actively developing partnerships with Distribution Companies’ (DISCOMs) and Government e-Marketplace (GeM) to ensure widespread accessibility of these energy-efficient products across the nation.

Shri. Vishal Kapoor, CEO, EESL, commented, “The introduction of 6-Watt 5-Star LED Bulbs is a huge achievement for EESL. This innovative solution significantly contributes to energy saving while also aligning with our mission to promote sustainable living practices. Through our robust retail network and strategic partnerships, we aim to make these energy-efficient products accessible to every household and business in the country.”

EESL is known for the success of its flagship programme, Unnat Jyoti for Affordable Lighting for All (UJALA), which has already proven to be a game changer in the Indian lighting market. With the help of the UJALA programme, consumers across the nation have experienced the benefits of energy efficiency, through EESL’s 9-Watt 3-star bulb at an affordable cost. This resulted in up to 90% energy and cost savings. With this latest development, EESL reaffirms its commitment to driving energy efficiency initiatives and spearheading the transition towards a greener and more sustainable future.

Honorable Minister of Power, Shri R.K. Singh recently launched the National Efficient Cooking Programme (NECP) and Energy Efficient Fan Programme (EEFP). During the event, he introduced EESL’s BLDC fan (28-32 Watt) and induction cookstoves which are aimed at further enhancing energy efficiency measures. With the distribution of energy efficient LED Bulbs, BLDC Fans and LED Tube lights, these appliances have a potential to reduce energy consumption by 55% approx. This will further help save energy to rationalize the increased requirement for power consumption due to rapid urbanization and population growth.

About Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL)

A joint venture of NTPC Limited, Power Finance Corporation, Rural Electrification Corporation and POWERGRID, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) was set up under the Ministry of Power, Government of India (GoI) to facilitate implementation of energy efficiency projects. EESL is a Super Energy Service Company (ESCO) that seeks to unlock energy efficiency market in India, estimated at Rs

74,000 crore that can potentially result in energy savings of up to 20 percent of current consumption, by way of innovative business and implementation models. It also acts as the resource centre for capacity building of State DISCOMs, ERCs, SDAs, upcoming ESCOs, financial institutions, etc.

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