Five more villages declared CFL villages in Haryana

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Chandigarh, Sep 30 (UNI) Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) today declared additional five cent per cent CFL villages in Narnaul operation circle, under its ongoing campaign for replacement of electricity guzzler incandescent bulbs with energy efficient Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) for energy conservation.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of DHBVN said that now the total number of villages having replaced all traditional yellow bulbs with CFLs in this circle had increased to 57. The five new villages which were included in the list of all CFL villages were Shima, Jatwas, Palwari, Sangwari and Kulhawas.

He said that in Shima village With the use of energy efficient lighting appliances, load on the transformer, of 63 KVA capacity, supplying power to Shima village reduced from 143 ampere to 102 ampere.

Similarly, in Jatwas village, load on the transformers had reduced by over 35 per cent. While, in Palwari village the average load had reduced by five amperes, he added The spokesman said that in Sangwari village, which had 90 houses and 40 regular connections, load on their transformer reduced from average 77 ampere to 53 amperes with the change of old bulbs.

He informed that in Bidawas village, with a 185 kilowatt load.

The load on the 100 KVA transformer feeding this village had reduced by over 20 amperes.

He informed that the DHBVN officials camped in these villages.

They also organised CFL stalls in the villages and went from door to door along with Sarpanches and other members of Panchayats to persuade the residents to replace traditional yellow bulbs with the energy efficient CFLs.

This awareness campaign proved immensely beneficial in encouraging the people to shift from electricity guzzler incandescent bulbs to energy efficient compact fluorescent lamps for energy conservation, the spokesman said.

UNI

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