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, 2015
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Eco-friendly LED lights on Delhi side of the e-way

Source: The Times of India, Date: , 2015

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has planned to replace conventional lights with power saving LED lights, but only on the Delhi side of the expressway.A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was recently signed between Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and NHAI, under which the entire cost of installing the lights will be borne by EESL. Whatever savings accrue to NHAI on account of power savings will later be used to repay the cost. "The entire investment will be recovered by seven years. We won't need to pay for this," said a senior NHAI official. The initiative was taken on the directive of the Delhi government's power department. It is noteworthy here that around 17 km of the expressway falls under Delhi's jurisdiction, while 10 km fall under Gurgaon.

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