According to reports, celebrating energy conservation week, executive committee of Institution of Engineers (India) and state centre, Raipur conducted their 11th meeting at Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) head office here.
Chairman SK Shukla in presence of secretary VR Bhure gave presentation on energy conservation.
In his presentation, Shukla explained the world scenario of per capita energy consumption by various countries, narrating the projected timeline of availability of fossil fuels to cater to the per capita energy consumption.
He explained if India achieves per capita energy consumption of 5,000 kWh per person each year, then coal would suffice only for next eleven years. But, if energy efficient technology, energy conservation activities and use of renewable energy, particularly solar energy is adopted in integrated manner, then only India would be in a comfortable position in coming future.
Use of energy efficient electrical gadgets and technologies along with installation of solar power plant in decentralized manner is the best solution to assist our country to develop financially with green technology, he added.
He said the quantum of subsidies being provided through government of India on petroleum products which may by default reduce by adopting energy efficient measures and solar energy based technologies.
During the meeting, members of Institution of Engineers (India) from Bhilai and Korba, AK Sharma, KC Sharma, AK Roy, ML Haldkar, Bhatnagar, VK Kasu, Dinesh Chandra were among those present.