Highlights

R K Singh, union Power, New and Renewable Energy Minister established Inida’s first public Electric Vehicle charging plaza at India’s capital New Delhi (Chelmsford club).

On the other hand, National Programme RAISE also inaugurated. RAISE stand for Retrofit of Air-conditioning to improve Indoor Air Quality for Safety and Efficiency. It is a joint initiative of Energy Efficiency Services Limited and United States Agency for International Development.

About the charging Plaza

first Charging Plaza was established by Energy Efficiency Services Limited and New Delhi Municipal Council. The Charging plaza provide five Electric Vehicle chargers of different specifications.

RAISE

The Retrofit of Air-conditioning to improve Indoor Air Quality for Safety and Efficiency naitonal program initiative will alleviate issues of bad air quality in workspaces all over the india. The naitonal program was launched in partnership with United States Agency for International Development MAITREE (Market Integration and Transformation Program for Energy Efficiency) programme.

Naitonal Program RAISE has shown 80 per cent improvement in air quality parameters.

Background

On June 5, 2020 the Global Environment Day, United States Agency for International Development Market Integration and Transformation Program for Energy Efficiency programme and Energy Efficiency Services Limited launched “Healthy and Energy Efficient Buildings” initiative. The initiative is to address the challenges of air conditioning system so that they are healthy and energy efficient.

Energy Efficiency Services Limited

The EESL aims to create market access for efficient and future ready transformative solutions. EESL helps to implement programmes such as smart meters, Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All.

US Agency for International Development MAITREE

MAITREE stands for Market Integration and Transformation Programme for Energy Efficiency. It is operated under United States of America-India bilateral partnership between United States Agency for International Development and Ministry of Power (Raj Kumar Singh).

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