Chandigarh's Efficient Street Lighting upgrade programme

Last Modified: Fri Feb 24 2017 09:53:16 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 48,000
    Number of inefficient street lights that will be replaced across the UT.
  • <<electricity savings>> kWh
    estimated annual reduction in electricity consumption - reduction by 50% to 60% - once all the lights are replaced.
  • Rs. ? crore
    annual savings due to reduction in consumption as well as maintenance costs. (Rs. ? crore over the 20-year lifespan of the lights). At present, the total electricity bill amounts to Rs 12.64 crore annually.
  • <<CO2 equivalent reduction>> tonnes
    annual reduction in CO2 emissions.
  • Rs. ? crore
    estimated cost of the project which will be borne by Energy Efficient Services Limited (EESL). The project will include financing, supply, installation, infrastructure requirement, commissioning, service and maintenance of LED street light, including post-installation maintenance and warranty replacement during the project period to achieve the agreed energy savings. The contract period is of seven years.
  • 18 Feb 2017
    Agreement signed between the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, and Saurabh Kumar, MD, Energy Efficient Services Ltd (EESL). The latter will implement the project.
  • ?
    planned project completion date.