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‘State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index’ was released by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) & Alliance for Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) to assesses state policies & programmes related to energy efficiency.

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About Index

  • Nationwide Index is joint effort of NITI Aayog & BEE. Index assesses state policies & programmes.

  • Index will help in implementing national energy efficiency initiatives in states & meet both State as well as national goals on energy security, energy access & climate change.

  • It has 63 indicators across Building, Industry, Municipality, Transport, Agriculture and DISCOM w/4 cross-cutting indicators.

  • Index examines states’ policies & regulations, financing mechanisms, institutional capacity, adoption of energy efficiency measures & energy savings achieved.

Performance of States on State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index

  • States are categorized based on their efforts & achievements towards energy efficiency implementation, as ‘Front Runner’, ‘Achiever’, ‘Contender’, & ‘Aspirant’.

  • ‘Front Runner’ states in inaugural edition of Index are: Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, & Rajasthan based on available data.

  • Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu & Haryana are categorized in 2nd best category of ‘achiever’ states.

Significance of State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index

  • Such index assumes significance in country that is now biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after US & China, & which is among countries most vulnerable to climate change.

  • India plans to reduce its carbon footprint by 33 - 35 % from its 2005 levels by 2030, as part of its commitments to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted by 195 countries in Paris in 2015.

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Energy Conservation Guidelines for Energy Intensive Industries

  • Perform Achieve and Trade (PAT) scheme is flagship scheme of GoI to improve energy efficiency of large energy consuming industries.

  • As part of Indo-Japan Energy Dialogue, Energy Conservation Centre of Japan (ECCJ) & Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) have developed Energy Conservation Guidelines for energy intensive industries covering both large as well as MSMEs.

  • These guidelines will enable industries to establish systematic mechanism to improve energy efficiency for major energy consuming utilities.

  • These guidelines would serve ready reference of standard & target benchmarked energy performance values for major energy consuming equipment which will improve overall energy performance of industry.

‘Perform, Achieve and Trade’ (PAT) Scheme

  • India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) launched its ‘Perform, Achieve and Trade’ (PAT) scheme on 4th July w/aim to make industrial sector energy efficient.

  • Scheme has set energy efficiency targets for industries.

  • Those that fail to achieve targets will have to pay penalty.

  • PAT was launched under National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency, one of 8 missions under umbrella National Action Plan on Climate Change, launched in June 2008.

  • In its 1st cycle of 3 years, scheme covers 8 energy guzzling sectors—thermal power, aluminium, cement, fertilizer, iron & steel, pulp & paper, textiles & chlor-alkali.

  • These sectors account for 40 % of India’s primary energy consumption.

  • PAT is market based mechanism in which sectors are assigned efficiency targets. Industries which over-achieve will get incentives in form of energy saving certificates.

  • These certificates are tradeable & can be bought by other industries which are unable to achieve their targets. These certificates will be tradeable at 2 energy exchanges: Indian Energy Exchange & Power Exchange India. Price of these certificates will be determined by market.

Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

  • Formed in – 2002

  • Headquarter – New Delhi

- Published/Last Modified on: October 9, 2018

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