Energy Efficiency scheme launched in Uttar Pradesh

Last Modified: Tue Sep 05 2017 21:13:33 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 14 Mar 2017
    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Power Minister Piyush Goel 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. 60 per bulb instead of the market price of Rs. 300 - Rs. 350. The state so far has already distributed over 1,53,16,547 LED bulbs as part of the domestic efficient lighting upgrade initiative that was underway for several months.
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    fans (50 W, BEE 5 star rated) at a subsidised price of Rs. 1,150 (market price Rs. 1,800).
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    LED tubelights (20 W) at a subsidised price of Rs. 230 (market price Rs. 800).
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    households across the state to benefit.
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    Estimated annual savings in electricity bills for all consumers combined.
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    savings in electricity each year through use of efficient appliances.
  • 24 Aug 2017
    EESL signs MoU with Uttar Pradesh eSuvidha centres to sell UJALA appliances across 24 districts of the state.
  • 01 Sep 2017
    50+ National Federation of Farmers' Procurement, Processing and Retailing Cooperatives of India Ltd, (NACOF) will serve as distribution points in rural areas where consumers in villages can purchase efficient appliances. An agreement was signed to this effect between NACOF and EESL.