EESL helps discoms in few states to achieve 95% billing despite lockdown

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has enabled discoms in key states to achieve 95 per cent billing efficiency amidst the lockdown and 15-20 per cent average increase in monthly revenue (per consumer) through smart meters. Under the Smart Metering National Programme, EESL has installed over 1.2 million smart meters till date. States like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, New Delhi (NDMC area) and Bihar have installed around 984,000, 123,000, 57,000 and 28,000 smart meters, respectively. Discoms in these states, with the help of smart meters, have been able to handle their operations smoothly even during the Covid-19 crisis.