Worlds Largest LED Street Light Replacement Project Launched power-sector-news

Worlds Largest LED Street Light Replacement Project Launched

 

NEW DELHI . Speaking on the occasion Unio Power Minister Mr Piyush Goyal said that the SLNP programme is being presently implemented in 14 states including Delhi. 
 
"Out of total 15.40 lakh street lights replaced with LEDs in the country, Delhi has exhibited an excellent performance by replacing two lakh conventional street lights with the LED lights in the shortest possible time," he said. 
 
Delhi has also crossed the target of 50 per cent saving in the expenditure on street lighting as mandated in the Street Lighting National Programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 5, 2015, he added. 
 
SDMC commissioner Punit Goel said that the eco-friendly LEDs will help curb release of carbon dioxide gas in the atmosphere by 44,000 tonne per year. He said that SDMC and SECI have inked an MoU for providing solar panel on the roof top of 400 municipal buildings. In the first phase only 40 buildings have been selected for installation of 2.5 MW solar roof top panels and the cost of installation, Rs. 17 crore, will be recovered within 7 years.NDTV


Posted Date :  11-01-17

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