Maharastra's Efficient Street Lighting upgrade programme

Last Modified: Sat Feb 24 2018 03:17:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2,000,000
    Number of street lights that will be installed and/or upgraded with energy efficient LED street lighting in the state of Maharashtra. An MoU was signed between the state's Urban Development Department and EESL on 14 Feb 2018.
  • ? MWh
    estimated annual reduction in electricity consumption once all the lights are replaced.
  • ? crore
    annual savings due to reduction in consumption as well as maintenance costs - an estimated 50% reduction in current electricity bills.
  • ? tonnes
    annual reduction in CO2 emissions.
  • ?
    estimated cost of the project. Project will be implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL).
  • 394
    Number of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) across the state that will be part of the programme.
  • 50%
    Reduction in cost of street light luminaires due to mass procurement - from Rs. 135/watt to Rs. 85/watt.