With Surya’s plans for exit, Warburg and Crompton Greaves bets for stake control

The New Delhi-based lighting solution Surya Roshni is looking to make an exit from its 44-year old business.  Buyout funds Warburg Pincus, Advent International-backed Crompton Greave Consumer Electricals, and Bain are among those in the fray to buy a controlling stake...

Centralized monitoring system for LED streetlights

Work on replacement of 1.87 lakh streetlights across Goa with LED bulbs is expected to be complete in a fortnight in Panaji. Once all the fixtures are replaced, the department, after receiving an NOC from the department of tourism, is...

Surya Roshni looking for a new owner

Homegrown lighting solutions brand Surya Roshni is looking for a new owner.The New Delhi-based maker of lighting solutions, appliances, steel pipes, and cold-rolled strips is looking to exit the 44-year-old business, informed sources aware of the development. Buyout funds Warburg...

EESL lights up 30 lakh LED street lights, resulted in 39 crore kWh...

The Government of India’s Street Lighting National programme (SLNP) has illuminated 50,000 KM of Indian roads with installation of 30 lakh LED street lights across the country. With this milestone Energy Efficiency Services Limited, a government of India company under...

Chennai Central railway station gets LED lighting

The Southern Railway has put in place an LED lighting system at Chennai Central station, which would help in bringing down the station’s energy requirement and its monthly expenditure. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday inaugurated several projects in...

India may become 1st nation using LED for all lights by 2019: Piyush Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday that India will probably be the first country in the world to use light-emitting diode LEDs for all lighting needs by 2019, which would help the nation save over Rs 40,000 crore...

Eveready Industries turns to Ujala for its LED vertical

Battery maker Eveready Industries is betting on the government's Ujala scheme to expand its LED lighting business with an aim to break into the big league in India. The company's annual report for 2016-17 is a pointer to its aggressive...

Affordable LEDs to cut cost of power purchase

The central government's Unnat Jyoti Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme has evoked a positive response in Chandigarh. Implementing the scheme, the UT Administration has set up counters at different spots, including 23 Sampark centres, to distribute sets of four...

Thermoplastics: An alternative for building better LED housings

The fast-changing world of LED technology has spurred some new developments in LED light housings. Thermoplastics are now outperforming their metal counterparts in LED housing applications due to their enhanced properties, which were once thought to be unique to...

LED automotive lights: Low on expenses, yet high on power efficiency and good looks

Constant innovations in the LED and intelligent lighting domain have resulted in low-maintenance and energy-efficient automotive lighting products. By Baishakhi Dutta Being lightweight, energy-efficient and having a small footprint is the new trend in the automotive lighting sector. And this is...

Here’s what will really make LED lighting take off in offices

LED lighting technology is revolutionising the illumination market, thanks to its outstanding efficiency. Although LEDs have been around for a few years, it’s only recently that their prices have dropped enough to make a real impact on the market,...

Andhra Pradesh to set up LED lights in all villages

Andhra Pradesh, which has emerged as a pioneer in providing LED street lighting in all the municipal areas in the state, is going to become the no. 1 state in the country in achieving LED street lighting in rural...

Over 250 million LED bulbs distributed under UJALA scheme: EESL

With the implementation of government's UJALA programme in Arunachal Pradesh, the world's largest non-subsidised LED bulb distribution programme is now being implemented across the country, EESL said in a statement.  According to PTI, EESL said that over 250 million LED...

Pact signed for LED street lights in 7,024 villages

In a significant development on the energy efficiency front, the Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) entered into an agreement on Monday with the Government of India (GoI) for replacing 10 lakh conventional street lights with LED lights in 7,024...

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