50,000 Smart Meters Installed in New Delhi Municipal Council Area

50,000 Smart Meters Installed in New Delhi Municipal Council Area

New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area has become the first municipal council in India to implement 100 percent smart metering solution in its area. This feat was achieved after the ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
BEE to Launch Energy Conservation Building Code for the Residential Sector

BEE Inks Pact with CPWD to Promote Energy Efficiency in Buildings

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) kickstarting their cooperation to promote energy efficiency in buildings. The ...
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EESL and Bihar DISCOMs Enter MoU to Install 1.8 Million Smart Meters

Chandigarh Smart City Issues Tender for 13,700 Smart Water Meters

Chandigarh Smart City Limited (CSCL) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) to install 13,700 smart water meters in the city households. The bid-submission deadline is January 25, 2019. The ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
EESL Signs Pact with Haryana DISCOMs to Install 1 Million Smart Meters

NTPC Floats Tender for Installation of Smart Meters in its Faridabad Township

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender for the installation of smart meters for its Faridabad township. The bid-submission deadline is January 15, 2019. The scope of ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Government Plans to Make All Electricity Meters in India Smart Prepaid in Three Years

Government Plans to Make All Electricity Meters in India Smart Prepaid in Three Years

Starting from April, 2019, the government has planned to replace all existing electricity meters in the country with smart prepaid meters. The process of switching over is expected to take ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
India Announces New Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings

India Announces New Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has announced the ECO Niwas Samhita 2018, which is the Energy Conservation Building Code for residential buildings (ECBC-R). The implementation of this code is expected ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Confusion Around BIS Certification for Inverters

Confusion Around BIS Certification for Solar Inverters

The Indian solar market has expanded impressively over the past few years and as the market has grown the government has begun to pay attention to quality issues. The concern ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Tata Power Distribution Company to Begin Installation of Smart Meters in Delhi

Uttar Pradesh to Soon Begin Installation of Smart Meters in Partnership with EESL

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a petition filed by Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) regarding the rollout of smart meters in the state. The UPPCL ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
ADB to Provide $13 Million Grant to EESL for Promoting End Use Energy Efficiency in India

ADB to Provide $13 Million Grant to EESL for Promoting End Use Energy Efficiency in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has entered a $13 million grant agreement with India’s Energy Efficiency Services (EESL). The grant will be provided by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) for the additional ...
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ADB Approves $500 Million Loan For Turkmenistan’s Power Transmission Infrastructure

ADB Approves $500 Million Loan For Turkmenistan’s Power Transmission Infrastructure

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will lend $500 million to Turkmenistan, a central Asian country, to reinforce the country’s power transmission network, improve the reliability of its power supply, and ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
EESL Signs Pact with Haryana DISCOMs to Install 1 Million Smart Meters

Indore Smart City Development Limited Issues Tender for 30,000 Smart Meters

Indore Smart City Development Limited has issued a tender for smart meters to be installed under Indore Smart City project. This is a percentage rate tender for the supply, installation ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
EESL and Bihar DISCOMs Enter MoU to Install 1.8 Million Smart Meters

EESL and Bihar DISCOMs Enter MoU to Install 1.8 Million Smart Meters

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of the public-sector units of the Ministry of Power and the Government of India, has entered two memoranda of understanding (MoU) with ...
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Telangana First State to Comply with Energy Conservation and Building Code Guidelines

Telangana First State to Comply with Energy Conservation and Building Code Guidelines

Telangana has become the first state to comply with the Energy Conservation and Building Code Guidelines (ECBC). Addressing the second regional workshop to implement Energy Conservation Building Code in India, ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
BEE to Launch Energy Conservation Building Code for the Residential Sector

BEE to Launch Energy Conservation Building Code for the Residential Sector

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under the ministry of power, is preparing an energy conservation building code for the residential sector, reported IANS. In June 2017, BEE had developed Energy ...
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BEE and AEEE Release State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index

BEE and AEEE Release State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE), have released the State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index that assesses state policies and programs aimed at ...
Tata Power Distribution Company to Begin Installation of Smart Meters in Delhi

Tata Power Distribution Company to Begin Installation of Smart Meters in Delhi

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL), a power distribution company (DISCOM), will soon start its ambitious project to install smart meters covering all its 1,600,000 consumers in Delhi. The DISCOM ...
World Bank to Provide $300 Million to EESL for India’s Energy Efficiency Program

World Bank to Provide $300 Million to EESL for India’s Energy Efficiency Program

The World Bank has announced that it will provide $220 million in loans and a $80 million guarantee to India’s Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). The funds will be utilized ...
BRPL and EESL Partner Up to Promote Energy Efficiency Efforts in New Delhi

BRPL and EESL Partner Up to Promote Energy Efficiency Efforts in New Delhi

Delhi’s major distribution company BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and Energy Efficiency Serviced Limited (EESL) have entered into a strategic partnership that aims to provide reliable, energy efficient power services ...
Bureau of Energy Efficiency Issues Empanelment Tender for ESCOs

Bureau of Energy Efficiency Issues Empanelment Tender for ESCOs

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has issued a tender for the empanelment or re-empanelment of eligible entities as Energy Service Company (ESCO). The application submission deadline is April 15, ...
Cost of Generating Renewable Energy Will Continue to Fall Says IRENA

Cost of Generating Renewable Energy Will Continue to Fall, Says IRENA

The cost of electricity generated by new renewable power projects once again declined for projects commissioned during 2017, continuing a trend that has been underway for years. These findings were ...
EESL GEF

EESL and GEF Partner to Launch $454 Million Energy Efficiency Fund

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) have partnered to launch a $454 million project called the “Creating and Sustaining Markets for Energy Efficiency” with ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
EESL LED Distribution MOU

Energy Efficient Appliances to be Sold in Fuel Stations Across India

Taking the next steps towards an energy efficient India, the Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) entered into separate memorandum of understandings (MOU) with Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
UJALA Program

250.1 Million LED Bulbs Distributed Under UJALA Program

There have been 250.1 million smart and energy efficient LED bulbs distributed under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) program as of July 12, 2017. The Minister ...
Building Code

Energy Conservation Building Code 2017 Launched

The Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) 2017 was launched by Piyush Goyal, Minister of Power. The adoption of ECBC is expected to lead to 30 percent-50 percent energy savings by ...
Loan

ADB to Provide $200 Million Loan to Finance Energy Efficient Lights and Pumps in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a $200 million (~Rs.13 billion) loan to finance energy efficient lights and water pumps in India. The $200 million (~Rs.13 billion) ADB loan ...