Tata Power Installs 200,000 Smart Meters in the National Capital

Tata Power Installs 200,000 Smart Meters in the National Capital

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) announced that it installed 200,000 smart meters across its consumer segments. It supplies electricity to a population of seven million in North Delhi, with 1.7 ...
To Promote Energy Efficiency, BEE Sets New Criteria for Star Rating of Fluorescent Lamps

To Promote Energy Efficiency, BEE Sets New Criteria for Star Rating of Fluorescent Lamps

The Ministry of Power, in consultation with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), has amended the star rating criteria of tube lights to promote energy efficiency. The fluorescent lamps are ...
UK’s Asset Management Fund to Foray into India’s Energy Efficiency Market

UK’s Asset Management Fund to Foray into India’s Energy Efficiency Market

EnergyPro Asset Management Limited (EPAM), a U.K.-based company, is set to raise £2 million (~$2.5 million) in equity funding to bridge energy transitions in the U.K. and India through technology ...
India’s Energy Efficiency Initiatives Help Save Over ₹891 Billion in 2018-19_ BEE Report

India’s Energy Efficiency Initiatives Help Save Over ₹891 Billion in 2018-19: BEE Report

The implementation of several energy efficiency programs in India has led to electricity savings to the tune of 113.16 Billion Units (BUs) in 2018-19, which was 9.39% of the net ...
Yellow Door to Help APICORP Install Solar and Energy-Efficient Technologies in Saudi Arabia

Yellow Door to Help APICORP Install Solar and Energy-Efficient Technologies in Saudi Arabia

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development financial institution, has signed two agreements with Yellow Door Energy to install a rooftop solar system at APICORP’s headquarters in Dammam ...
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EESL Issues RfP for Partners in UAE to Execute Energy Efficiency and Renewable Solutions

EESL Issues RfP for Partners in UAE to Execute Energy Efficiency and Renewable Solutions

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has invited bids for the selection of strategic partners in the UAE. The main objective of the request for proposal (RfP) is to promote ...
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Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala Emerge as Top States for Energy Efficiency

Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala Emerge as Top States for Energy Efficiency

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has announced the release of its ‘State Energy Efficiency Index 2019’ report, which keeps tabs on the progress made by the Indian states and union ...
India and United Kingdom to Work Towards Making Indian Railways Energy-Efficient

India and United Kingdom to Work Towards Making Indian Railways Energy-Efficient

India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Department for International Development (DFID-Government of United Kingdom) for facilitating the energy self-sufficiency of the Indian Railways. As per ...
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To Promote Energy Efficiency, BEE Sets New Standards for Air Conditioners

To Promote Energy Efficiency, BEE Sets New Standards for Air Conditioners

The central government and the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) have set new energy performance standards for room air conditioners and have mandated that the default temperature must be set ...
Over 361 Million LED Bulbs Distributed Under UJALA Program

Over 361 Million LED Bulbs Distributed Under UJALA Program

Over 361.3 million LED bulbs have been distributed across India, and 10.3 million smart LED streetlights have been installed under the UJALA and LED Street Lighting National Program at an ...
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BEE to Help 100 Existing Buildings Achieve Nearly Zero Energy Status

BEE to Help 100 Existing Buildings Achieve Nearly Zero Energy Status

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency has a new program for conducting feasibility tests free of cost on 100 existing buildings, which will help them develop a framework to transform into ...
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An Estimated $24.7 Trillion Investment Potential in Green Buildings by 2030, Says IFC Report An Estimated $24.7 Trillion Investment Potential in Green Buildings by 2030, Says IFC Report

An Estimated $24.7 Trillion Investment Potential in Green Buildings by 2030, Says IFC Report

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has come out with its latest report that sheds light on the enormous potential of green buildings in ...
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ADB Approves $250 Million to EESL to Assist its Energy Efficiency Program in India

ADB Approves $250 Million to EESL to Assist its Energy Efficiency Program in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned a loan of $250 million as a part of the assistance package to the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). The loan will help ...
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EBRD Extends $15 Million Loan to Boost Lending for Energy Efficiency in Egypt

EBRD Extends $15 Million Loan to Boost Lending for Energy Efficiency in Egypt

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has decided to provide a loan of $15 million (~₹1.07 billion) to the Arab African International Bank (AAIB) for fostering energy efficiency ...
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Tata Chemicals Sets Up Lithium-Ion Recycling Plant in India

Tata Chemicals Sets Up Lithium-Ion Recycling Plant in India

Tata Chemicals, a company with interests in chemicals, crop nutrition, and consumer products, has entered the battery recycling industry. The company has started commercial operations to recover active cathode materials ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
353 Million LED Bulbs Distributed Under Government’s UJALA Program

353 Million LED Bulbs Distributed Under Government’s UJALA Program

Under the government’s UJALA program, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited has distributed over 353 million LED bulbs so far. This, in turn, has resulted in an estimated energy savings of ...
World Bank to Invest $1 Billion Towards Battery Storage to Promote Renewables Globally

World Bank Launches Energy Efficient Cooling Program for Developing Countries

The World Bank has established a new Efficient, Clean Cooling Program to accelerate the uptake of sustainable cooling solutions, including air conditioning, refrigeration and cold chain in developing countries. The program will ...
ADB to Provide $11.5 Million for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Kazakhstan

Amplus Signs Pact with Norway’s Kongsberg to Utilize Efficiency Enhancing Applications

Amplus Energy Solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Norway’s Kongsberg Digital to utilize efficiency enhancing applications available in Kongsberg’s digital ecosystem, Kognifai. Gurgaon-based Amplus will explore opportunities ...
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All India Peak Demand Increased 5% Year-over-Year Touching 169 GW in March 2019

One Reason for Lower Power Demand – UJALA Which Has Cut Down Peak Power Demand by 9 GW

Reduced power demand has been an issue for some time in India and it has been blamed largely on financially challenged DISCOMs (utility companies). One of the most overlooked reasons ...
Maharashtra Partners with IFC for Green Buildings in the State

Maharashtra Partners with IFC for Green Buildings in the State

The Maharashtra State housing department has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to promote green housing. The MoU is partly funded by IFC’s ...
Gujarat Invites Expression of Interest for Electric Meter Testing

Gujarat Invites Expression of Interest for Electric Meter Testing

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) from National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) accredited electric meter testing laboratories for empanelment ...
India Announces New Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings

With Only 4% Green Buildings, India Suffers from Tech and Funding Barriers: Survey

India has only four percent of the building that can be classified as ‘green,’ according to a smart cities indicator survey conducted by Ireland-based multinational, Johnson Controls. However, 38 percent ...
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BEE and AEEE Release State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index

Energy Efficiency Program for Residential Sector Launched

Minister for Power, Raj Kumar Singh announced the launch of ‘Energy Efficiency Label for Residential Sector’ program in India. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has developed this label for ...
EESL Launches Energy Efficient Air Conditioning Program

EESL Launches Energy Efficient Air Conditioning Program

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture between the public-sector units of the Ministry of Power and the government of India, has launched a “Super-Efficient Air Conditioning Program” for ...
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Kuwait Invites Bids for Procurement of Smart Meters for Electricity and Water Consumers

Kuwait Invites Bids for Procurement of Smart Meters for Electricity and Water Consumers

Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) has issued a request for procurement (RfP) for smart meters for electricity and water consumers with two-way communication technology. A bidder can either ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other