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Title: Only 25% aware of energy efficient appliances in India, shows data
Source:Business Standard
Date:8 October 2020

India has successfully provided metered electricity connections to 97 per cent households, but barely 25 per cent are aware of energy efficient appliances, said a recent report by the CEEW (Council of Energy, Environment & Water). The report also pointed out shortcomings in the awareness programmes organised by the BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency). The study by CEEW found that 40 per cent of households ranked appliance cost as the most important factor in a purchase decision, followed by other parameters, including brand popularity, durability and energy savings.

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