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Piyush Goyal to launch three energy efficient initiatives

According to reports, the initiatives developed by Bureau of Energy Efficiency under Ministry of Power include Design Guidelines for Energy Efficient Multi-Story Residential Building Star Rating for Hospital Buildings and for Diesel Generators. Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas will deliver the keynote address at the function. Design Guidelines for ‘Energy-Efficient Multi-Storey Residential Buildings’ is developed with the objective to provide a comprehensive information on how to design energy-efficient multi-storey residential buildings. The guidelines take ... Read More »

SAP’s solution can help Tangedgo in energy efficiency, says IT expert

According to reports, the Tamil Nadu government, which is keen on ensuring uninterrupted power supply, could hope to achieve energy efficiency if it utilised the services of SAP Forum for Public Services – a software partner in delivering good governance by flexing the latest technologies, says  Mathew Thomas, vice president – strategic industries, SAP India sub-continent. The expertise available with SAP could facilitate Tangedco to strive at energy efficiency. “In fact, our product, aiming at ensuring that the government achieves ... Read More »

‘Energy efficiency as important as clean generation’

According to reports, as the fourth largest consumer of energy in the world, India’s power efficiency management has a bearing on the entire planet and solutions that go beyond the generation stage are equally critical, experts have said. In a series of discussions kicked off to mark this year’s World Environment Day, experts also energy efficiency was also key in ensuring electricity for each of India’s 1.2 billion citizens, since nearly 300 million were still being denied this amenity. “Access ... Read More »

Energy efficiency measures can reduce energy consumption by 20-30 per cent in MSME sector

According to reports, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said energy efficient measures can reduce energy consumption by 20-30 per cent in the micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector. Setting an agenda for the new government, TERI has prepared a note that addresses not only the way forward, but also deals with the critical aspect of the cost of developmental inaction. It has addressed key aspects pertaining to water, air pollution, waste, green infrastructure, transport, energy security, renewable and ... Read More »

UNIDO, Coimbatore foundries in energy efficiency initiative

According to reports, a group of foundries here, mainly in the micro, small and medium-scale segment, will take measures to improve energy efficiency. The initiative is a cluster programme by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in association with other industrial associations and government agencies. Ayumi Fujino, UNIDO representative for India, told The Hindu here on Wednesday that the organisation has identified 12 clusters in the country in five sectors — foundries, dairy, brass, hand tools and ceramic. In foundries, the ... Read More »

‘IT applications useful in increasing energy efficiency’

According to reports, the Information Communication Technologies (ICT) applications have significant role in management of energy by reducing emissions and increasing energy efficiency, said IIIT-A director MD Tiwari while speaking at the ninth foundation day of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Information Technology, Amethi (RGIITA) on Monday. Inaugurating the two-day seminar on “IT applications in energy management”, Tiwari said technologies such as simulation, modeling, analysis, monitoring and visualisation tools offered by ICTs could allow to optimise the use of existing energy ... Read More »

Goa government moots legislation to increase energy efficiency

According to reports, chief minister Manohar Parrikar asserted that Goa will soon be the first state in the country to have a legislation that will provide for energy auditing of industries with a view to enable them to minimize carbon footprints and enhance energy efficiency. Addressing the delegates at the national executive committee meeting of Laghu Udyog Bharati at Margao on Saturday, Parrikar admitted that the public transport system in Goa was not so good, owing to which people preferred travelling by their ... Read More »

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