The Project will (i) retrofit about 40 government-owned office buildings with efficient lighting; (ii) procure 13 million compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for distribution to residential and other customers to reduce peak power demand; (iii) introduce energy-efficient lamps for public lighting; (iv) set up a laboratory for testing energy-efficient appliances and a lamp waste management facility; (v) establish a super energy service company (ESCO) to support ESCO development; (vi) promote an efficient-building initiative; and (vii) develop and implement a communication and social mobilization program.
Various minor changes in scope have been processed since implementation started and are reported in each component of this project record.
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