LED lights helped states save Rs 500 crore: EESL

As many as 20 states saved Rs 500 crore in the last one year on their electricity bill, an official of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) said.

Nearly 40 lakh LED street lights were installed by 20 states which helped 20 states in saving Rs 500 crore in last one year, EESL managing director Saurabh Kumar said at a press conference here today while throwing International Symposium to Promote Innovation and Research in Energy Efficiency (Inspire-2017) open.

Inspire-2017 will culminate on December 1.

He said that Rajasthan saved Rs 144 crore in last three years by installing LED street lights.

More than a hundred international delegates representing countries such as the United States, Singapore, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Korea, Turkey, Nepal, Thailand, Egypt, Senegal, Tunisia, and the UK will attend the symposium.

Source : ET