EESL Signs MoU with DNRE Goa to implement the country’s first Convergence Project

New Delhi

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power and Department of New & Renewable Energy (DNRE), Goa, signed a memorandum of understanding today to discuss rolling out of India’s first project under the newly formed Convergence Energy Services Limited (Convergence) in the State. The MoU was signed in the august presence of R. K. Singh, Minister (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Nilesh Cabral, Power Minister, Goa, Sanjiv Nandan Sahai, Secretary, Ministry of Power and other senior officers of the Ministry.

Under the MoU, EESL and DNRE will carry-out the feasibility studies and subsequent implementation of decentralized solar energy projects. EESL – through its newly formed 100% owned subsidiary, Convergence Energy Services – will install 100 MW of decentralized ground mounted solar power projects on government lands to be used for agricultural pumping, replace approximately 6,300 BEE star rated agricultural pumps and distribute approximately 16 lakh LED bulbs for rural domestic households.