THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The State is all set to win carbon credits for reducing carbon emission through its Bachat Lamp Yojana under which the Kerala Sate Electricity Board (KSEB) distributed two Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) of 14 W in lieu of two 60 W incandescent lamps to domestic electricity consumers.

KOCHI: Kerala's initiative, to become the first to fully implement the Bacchat Lamp Yojana (BLY) in the country, has been recognized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Co plans 20% market share in 3 yrs, in advanced talks with 3-4 local players to float Indian JV

US-based LED manufacturer Lighting Science Group, a global leader in its business, plans to enter the Indian market by September with an eye to grab 20% share of the market over three years.

Solar electricity lights the maximum number of villages in Chhattisgarh—but barely so. Tucked away in the Barnawapara wildlife sanctuary of Chhattisgarh is a small village, Deba. The national power grid is yet to reach there. But there is no interruption in the scheduled power supply to its 75 households. While power cuts are frequent in grid-connected villages across the state, the only time Deba residents experienced a blackout since they started receiving electricity some seven years ago was in October last year.

Solar electricity lights the maximum number of villages in Chhattisgarh—but barely so.

A compact fluorescent lamp (CFL)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $40 million for "National Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) Project." In a written reply to the National Assembly, Finance Minister Hafeez Sheikh said the ADB was providing Pakistan a Multi-tranche Financing Facility for Energy Efficiency Investment Programme.

Use of compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) bulbs in all households in Karnataka may be made mandatory as part of measures to reduce power consumption, state energy minister Shobha Karandlaje said on Monday.

"We have decided that use of CFL bulbs in households in the state should be made compulsory," she said at a function here to launch a campaign to save power.

The CFL bulbs consume 80 percent l

The State government on Monday kicked off the ambitious Belaku programme, which intends to introduce compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) in all the households in the State.

Power Centre: Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje and Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa discuss a point at the launch of the

Fatehabad: Boswal village with a population of over 1,700 persons has become the first village in the district to have adopted compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) for lighting their homes.

The village is inhabited by families displaced from Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh at the time of construction of Bhakra Dam.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Ashok Meena, whose efforts helped the village

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