128 million units of power to be saved:1500 state govt buildings to get energy efficient


By Accommodation Times

Maharashtra government planning to save 128 million units of power , by making 1500 state government buildings ‘energy efficient’.

The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) announced on Thursday that it will enter on this monolithic  project of installing 23,000 energy efficient air-conditioners, 11 lakh LED lights and 8 lakh ceiling fans in state government buildings – with electricity consumption reducing upto 48% and saving over Rs 130 crore annually to the state treasury .

EESL chief general manager S P Garnaik told ,”It is a first-of-its-kind venture and the entire project costing Rs 325 crore is funded entirely by EESL. There will be no design change in any building, and we will be retrofitting all existing appliances with energy efficient ones”.

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