Number of inefficient street lights that will be replaced in all the urban local bodies of the state such as: Shimla, Dharamsala, Sundernagar, Paonta Sahib, Hamirpur, Ghumarvin and Manali.
<<electricity savings>> kWh
estimated annual reduction in electricity consumption once all the lights are replaced.
Rs. 6.5 crore
annual savings due to reduction in consumption as well as maintenance costs. (Rs. 130 crore over the 20-year lifespan of the lights).
<<CO2 equivalent reduction>> tonnes
annual reduction in CO2 emissions.
estimated cost of the project. Energy Efficient Services Limited (EESL) will invest all the capital upfront. The investment will be paid back by municipalities over a period of seven years from energy and cost savings that accrue as a result of installation of energy efficient LED lights, operation and maintenance through highly sophisticated CCMS.
20 Aug 2015
Project launched by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh under the name of Rajiv Gandhi Illuminating Scheme for Hill Town Advancement (RISHTA) .
31 Mar 2016
planned project completion date.