Odisha to get ainvnestment of Rs 4.42 billion for DSM programme launched by EESL

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) along with Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) launched a utility-based demand side management (DSM) programme for the discoms in Odisha.

A total investment of Rs 4.42 billion has been planned in the state in a phased manner.Odisha was considered as the pilot project because of the interest shown by Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) and Tata Power Northern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPNODL) during the initial planning stage. The DSM programme aims to accelerate adoption of energy efficient technologies to reduce energy consumption as well as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This programme is further being planned in Jharkhand and Telangana. The programme is aimed at replacing of around 0.45 million old fans with super-efficient fans with an investment of Rs 865.5 million, replacement of around 45,000 of old air conditioners (ACs) with super energy efficient ACs with an investment of Rs 2.24 billion, and replacement of around 14,370 old motors with IE3 motors with an investment of Rs 1.31 billion.

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