Good Progress, but More Needed
India has taken a big leap in energy efficiency, with significant improvement in both supply-side and demand-side management in the past five years; the challenge now is to increase storage capacity and reduce T&D losses, says Renjini Liza Varghese.
More players to be roped in to boost LED bulb sales
Over two years after it started the ‘Hosa Belaku’ scheme to distribute LED lights, the Karnataka government is now planning to rope in more partners to distribute the energy efficient lights. At present, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an entity under the Union government, is distributing the lights.
Brightening up Households
Uninterrupted and quality power supply is a precursor to economic development for any country. Electricity transforms people's lives and spurs them towards a better future.
EESL lights up High Commission of India, London in Tri-Colour lighting
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has lit up the High Commission of India, London with Tri-colour lightings. The High Commission which is situated in the iconic ‘India House’ building, in the heart of London, is now lit up with energy efficient façade lighting.
Maintenance-free tower lighting in wind turbine generators
In order to ensure the safety of employees in wind turbine generators, the towers must be illuminated safely. To this end, Phoenix Contact offers a tower lighting system using maintenance-free LED lights. The LED lights are supplied centrally by an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) installed in the tower base.
Savings through use of LEDs range from 50-60 percentage
Energy efficiency plays a vital role in meeting India´s growing demand for power. Each unit saved by a single household generates a unit for another household. Today, LEDs are considered to be the most efficient source of lighting.