India has made ambitious commitments in the Paris Climate Accord and organisations such as Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd) and Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) are putting their best foot forward to ensure that the goals are met. EESL and M&M Ltd, part of the USD 19 billion Mahindra Group, has announced that they have collaborated for a LED replacement programme with energy efficient (EE) alternatives across Mahindra’s 18 manufacturing facilities in India. This collaboration is EESL’s first private sector engagement to promote energy efficient appliances in a working space and is aimed at encouraging private sector to adopt EE appliances.
The installation of LED lighting will save 20 million units of electricity per annum. Mahindra has made an investment of Rs 16 crore in this project. Technical assistance, Cost efficient procurement and project management services for this project across all Mahindra facilities have been provided by EESL.