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EESL partners with MECS for the large-scale deployment of induction cooktops

24th November 2023

By Neh Satsangi (Finovista).

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) launched their National Efficient Cooking Programme and on boarding of 2 million BLDC Fan’s Bid held on 2nd November 2023. The event was attended by Dr Nick Rousseau, International Liaison Manager, MECS Programme and Mr Vimal Kumar, MECS India Lead & Cofounder, Finovista. The Hon’ble Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy (Govt. of India), Shri R.K Singh was the Chief Guest for the occasion who also launched the National Efficient Cooking Programme. The launch of the EESL National Efficient Cooking Programme (NECP) introduces induction-based cook-stoves, offering a cost advantage of 25-30% over traditional cooking methods, promising both energy savings and cost-effective cooking solutions. By deploying 20 Lakh Induction cook-stoves across India, EESL seeks to reduce the environmental impact of cooking methods, ensuring cleaner air and improved health for citizens. EESL has also partnered with Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) for the large-scale deployment of induction cooktops. The deployment is expected to accelerate the acceptance and large-scale adoption of modern electric cooking devices in Indian kitchens. This also secured a coverage in the prestigious Press Information Bureau (PIB).


Featured image, top: Launch of the EESL National Efficient Cooking Programme (image credit, Finovista).

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