The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Shri Piyush Goyal lauded the achievement of important milestone in distribution of 3 crore LED Bulbs under Domestic Efficiency Lighting Programme (DELP), by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), in New Delhi on November 25, 2015.
The details of States covered under Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP) along with number of LED bulbs distributed to the Consumers till 27/11/2015 State-wise are as follows:-
This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today. An independent study has been conducted by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), for 5 locations in Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh and the outcome is as follows:
The Minister further stated that the new States proposed to be included in DELP are Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Karnataka and West Bengal. 20,122 MW of avoided capacity addition and 84 mt. of CO2 emissions are the expected savings from the DELP programme on completion., the Minister added.