TNPSC Current Affairs May 2017
Piyush Goyal presided over the launch of World’s largest efficient lighting programme, UJALA – UK
Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, presided over the launch of World’s largest efficient lighting programme, UJALA – UK (UK Joins Affordable LEDs for All) by Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL) in London, United Kingdom.
About the Programme:
Energy Efficiency Services LTd (EESL) will be replacing around 100 million incandescent and CFL bulbs in the United Kingdom will be replaced LED Bulbs by March 2019.
Energy Efficiency Services LTd (EESL) is a joint venture among four central PSUs – NTPC, PowerGrid, REC and PFC – and under the administrative control of the Union Power Ministry.
LED bulbs consume very less power comparing to the incandescent bulbs. It is the most energy efficient, the cleanest and most eco-friendly way of illumination.