Petrol pumps to sell LED bulbs, tubelights, ceiling fans soon


Purchasers would soon have the capacity to purchase efficient effective LED bulbs, tubelights and petrol pumps at oil pumps at much lower retail rates.

The shopper would get the LED bulb for Rs 65, tubelight for Rs 230 and roof fan at Rs 1,150.

These machines would be sourced by the three state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) – Hindustan Petroleum, Indian Oil and Bharat Petroleum – from the state-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL).

The OMCs and EESL was to ink Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the EESL today to sell these apparatuses however it was put off because of the demise of Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave, a senior authority said.

The new date for marking the MoU would be settled not long after which it will take a month to make these items accessible at petroleum pumps.

The three OMCs have more than 53,000 petroleum pumps the nation over. Be that as it may, it is not chosen whether the appliances would be eventually accessible on all oil pumps of these organizations or not.

The EESL is actualizing the government’s effective lighting programs under which it is appropriating LED bulbs and lights through power dispersion organizations and other retail channels like online commercial center.

The EESL has possessed the capacity to diminish the acquirement cost of 9 Watt LED globules to as low as Rs 38 per unit through bulk procurement.

Comparable is the situation of LED tubelights and roof fans which are offering at a rate of Rs 600-700 and Rs 1,700-1,800 separately in the retail showcase.

The EESL has recently decided to invest 100 million pounds in the United Kingdom showcase through its joint wander in which it has greater part stake. Besides appliances, the company would be offering the complete energy efficiency solutions in the market.