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Energy efficiency schemes by BEE led to savings of Rs 54,770 crore: Parl Panel

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2020

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has said the energy efficiency schemes implemented by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) over years have led to total savings of around Rs 54,770 crore even as its budgetary allocation was found to be insufficient over years....

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Power ministry to track India’s energy security and consumption

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2020

Raj Kumar Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New and Renewable Energy and Hon’ble Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship released the State Energy Efficiency Index 2019, which tracks the progress of Energy Efficiency (EE...

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Haryana, Karnataka and Kerala top State Energy Efficiency Index 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

Haryana, Karnataka and Kerala have topped the State Energy Efficiency Index 2019. This index tracks the progress of Energy Efficiency (EE) initiatives in 36 states and union territories based on 97 significant indicators, an official statement said. The State Energy...

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Soon, ‘star ratings’ for solar PV panels

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 17, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) are close to finalising a star rating mechanism for solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels. This is significant because till now the efficiency of energy generation equipment was not rated by...

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari: ‘Waste To Energy Is Our Future’ At Conclave On Energy Efficiency In MSME

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

Bureau of Energy is organising “National Conclave on Enhancing Energy Efficiency in MSME sector”. The two day conclave cum exhibition commenced on 23 September. On the first day, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was the chief guest for the event and inaugurated the conclave along...

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HVAC Technology Drives Sustainability By Reducing Energy Footprints

By : Sustainability ..., May 20, 2019

In the last few decades, the energy consumption barometer of India has witnessed an alarming upward graph. And, in fact, according to "New Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030," report, this...

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India to save 3 billion units of electricity by 2030 with new star rating programme

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2019

India is likely to save an estimated 3 billion units of electricity by 2030 as a result of the newly launched star rating programme for microwave ovens and washing machines. The power ministry...

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Energy efficiency ratings for residential buildings launched

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2019

Residential buildings can now save up 40 per cent of their energy consumption and be rated for the same by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency. Till now, the rating was only for commercial...

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BEE plans ‘energy conservation building code’ for residential units

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 24, 2018

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) is planning to introduce ‘energy conservation building code’ for residential...

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