EESL distributes 60 million LED bulbs under DELP

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has distributed over 60 million light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs under the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP). The flagship scheme is executed across 11 states in India. The distribution of these bulbs has helped the country avoid peak demand of 1,848 MW and resulted in estimated energy savings of more than 20 MUs per day and monetary savings of over Rs 80 million per day. It has also led to a CO2 emission reduction of over 17,352 tonnes per day. EESL targets to replace 770 million incandescent bulbs in the residential sector in the country. Currently, the scheme is operational in Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Jharkhand and Uttarakhand. Further, states and union territories including Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar will be launching the programme shortly.

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