- The program was launched in Delhi last month
- It is now expanded to six more cities
- EESL is retailing these ACs based on first come first serve basis
After launching its super-efficient air conditioner (AC) programme in Delhi last month, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has now announced to retail ACs in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai and Jaipur as well. It is to be noted here that EESL is a joint venture of four public sector enterprises under the Ministry of Power, Government of India.
Saurabh Kumar, MD, EESL said, “We have been receiving lots of queries from many cities on the availability of our Super-Efficient ACs, hence we sensed a huge demand. With this extension, consumers will now have access to a more sustainable and affordable cooling option. These Super-Efficient ACs will not only be the game changers for combating the rising threat of global warming, but also add significant value to the lives of the consumers, by ushering in considerable savings in their electricity bills.”
BEE 5-star rated ACs
EESL is selling 1.5 TR Inverter Split super-efficient at prices of Rs 41,300 (including GST) with one-year free warranty. The company claims that these ACs are 20 per cent more efficient than BEE 5-star rated ACs and 50 per cent more efficient than BEE 3-star ACs currently available in the market. It is to be noted here that these ACs are manufactured by Tata owned Voltas.
These ACs are being exclusively sold through EESL’s e-commerce portal, EESLmart, in order to enhance the entire consumer experience and enable access to state-of-the-art technology with just a click on the mouse or a tap on their smartphones. Over the past one month since its launch, EESL’s Super-Efficient ACs. as per the company, have already witnessed 7,500 registrations on the website.
EESL’s official statemenr read, “Once this pilot programme (of 50,000 SEAC) is successfully completed, we aim to deploy about 2,00,000 SEACs through innovative business models targeting focus cities and institutional consumers on PAN India basis. EESL will explore opportunities to engage utilities, institutions, commercial / industrial establishments etc. for demand aggregation and scaling-up of this programme.”
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