State gets five national awards in energy conservation

Friday, December 11, 2015

Andhra Pradesh bagged all the five National Energy Conservation Awards 2015 constituted by the Union Ministry of Power.

Secretary (Energy, Infrastructure and Investment and CRDA) Ajay Jain said that a communication as been received to this effect on Thursday from the Secretary, Ministry of Power and Director General of Bureau of Energy Efficiency.

Best State Designated agency for monitoring, devising and studying best practical and advising the government in energy efficiety activities- State Energy Conservation Mission. Awards for Best DISCOM in implementation of Demand-Side Management based Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP) and Best Business Model for Energy Efficiency Activities – AP Southern Power Distribution Company Ltd., and Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC). Best Urban Local Body in the country for implementing Energy Efficient LED Street Lighting programme-GVMC.

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