Efficient Streetlight Program in rural Andhra Pradesh

Last Modified: Thu Jun 08 2017 11:45:24 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 05 Jun 2017
    The first ever rural streetlight upgrade program to in India launched. The upgrade to energy efficient LED bulbs will be implemented in the state of Andhra Pradesh and executed by EESL.
  • 30 lakh
    streetlights to be upgraded by end 2018 - this is the target set by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu.
  • 10 lakh
    streetlights will be replaced initially across gram panchayats in 7 districts of the state.
  • 1,00,000 MWh
    +, estimated savings in electricity consumption per year once the upgrades are completed.
  • 120 million tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions each year.