Energy Efficiency scheme launched in Himachal

Last Modified: Sun Oct 01 2017 12:43:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 29 Mar 2017
    Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh inaugurated the #UJALA scheme today. Under the scheme, EESL will make available efficient LED tubelights and BEE-5 star rated energy efficient fans.
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    domestic 9W LED bulbs will be made available at Rs. 70 per bulb instead of the market price of Rs. 300 - Rs. 350.
  • 70,000
    fans (50 W, BEE 5 star rated) at a subsidised price of Rs. 1,150 (market price Rs. 1,800).
  • 5 lakh
    LED tubelights (20 W) at a subsidised price of Rs. 230 (market price Rs. 800).
  • 21.4 lakh
    households across the state to benefit.
  • Rs. ? crore
    Estimated annual savings in electricity bills for all consumers combined.
  • ? MWh
    savings in electricity each year through use of efficient appliances.
  • 22 Aug 2017
    EESL ties up with HP State Civil Supplies Corporation so consumers can buy/replace #UJALA appliances across 108 retail outlets managed by the latter.
  • 23 Sep 2017
    EESL and Himachal Post Office Department sign partnership so consumers can buy/replace #UJALA appliances in post offices in the state.