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JUL 05 2018

EESL to retro-fit energy efficient appliances in 400 Delhi schools

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Thu 05th JUL 2018


A joint venture of four state-run enterprises has joined hands with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation for retrofitting energy-efficient appliances in 400 schools maintained by the civic body.

"The project includes installation of 24,000 five-star energy efficient ceiling fans, 38,000 LED tube lights of 20 W each, 200 LED street lights of 35 W each, 600 flood-lights of 70 W each and 100 flood-lights of 110 W each," the EESL said in a statement.

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), joint venture of four state-run enterprises, comes under the Ministry of Power. "The fans and lights will have a warranty of five years," it said.

"SDMC will make the entire upfront investment of Rs 4.98 crore on the project that will enable more savings, illumination and reduction in CO2 emission," the statement said.

As per the recently signed agreement between the two sides, the EESL will procure, install and provide warranty support for LED lights and ceiling fans.

As part of its Buildings Energy Efficiency Programme, the EESL has partnered with several leading institutions like the Airports Authority of India (AAI), Railways, Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, to replace inefficient lighting and cooling appliances with energy saving equipment, it added.


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