Bachat Lamp Yojana is the biggest PoA (Program of Activities) being actualized in India and was the biggest PoA enlisted with CDM official Board, when it was enrolled in May 2010. The plan was produced by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under the aegis of the Ministry of Power and was propelled in February 2009. In May 2010, the plan was enrolled under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. Created to advance vitality proficient lighting in India, BLY advances supplanting of wasteful globules with Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) by utilizing the offer of Certified Emission Rights (CERs) under the CDM.
Utilization of LED Lamps in India
The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in relationship with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has as of late started the examination on “Encouraging Market Transformation of LED Lamps in India”. The goal of the investigation is to encourage advertise change of LED lighting in India by covering the most recent patterns and advances, contextual analyses and providers of LED lighting. Light Emitting Diode (LED) is another innovation that gives long life lights devouring around 2/third vitality when contrasted with CFL’s at show. In any case, the cost of LED in the market is around 8 to 10 times more than that of CFL’s. Honey bee has started exhibit extends in 23 States for giving LEDs in towns. Other than ventures for utilization of LED’s in road lighting applications have been endorsed in 32 States. The goal of BEE is to upgrade the interest for LED based lights with the goal that their cost are decreased.
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL)
Ministry of Power, Government of India is promoting a company named Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) for implementation of energy efficiency in India.
This company will promote energy efficiency projects like Bachat Lamp Yojana, Agricultural Demand Side Management and Municipal Demand Side Management.
The company will also act as a Resource center for capacity building of State Development Agencies, Utilities, financial institutions, etc.peaking on the Economic Editors Conference.
The overall size of energy investment market under Energy Service Companies (ESCO) in India is 74,000 crores and till now, only five per cent of the market has been tapped.