Launched in 2015, the programme aims to replace 35 million inefficient light bulbs used for street lighting in 100 Indian cities. EESL finances the up-front cost, which is recuperated through financial savings from lower electricity bills under a pay-as-you save approach. IEA/IRENA Global Renewable Energy Policies and Measures Database © OECD/IEA and IRENA, [November 2020]