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.
streetlights to be upgraded by end 2018 - this is the target set by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu.
streetlights will be replaced initially across gram panchayats in 7 districts of the state.
+, estimated savings in electricity consumption per year once the upgrades are completed.
120 million tonnes
estimated reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions each year.