Survey of Energy Conservation in India 2014, 2nd Edition
In the last 12 years since the EC Act came into effect and BEE was set up, there has been a sea change in the scenario of energy conservation and energy efficiency in India. During this period, the many provisions of the EC Act became mandatory from voluntary adoption, BEE successfully implemented almost all the 10 thrust areas of its Action Plan of 2002, the Government amended the EC Act in August 2010 to add some new provisions and BEE came out with a unique PAT scheme, initially for eight energy intensive industries, which have been termed as Designated Consumers (DCs) in the Act.
Following its thrust areas, BEE has created about 11000 energy professionals by conducting 14 national examinations for certification of energy managers and energy auditors from May 2004 to August 2013; awarded accreditation to 150 certified energy auditors and 137 energy service companies (ESCOs); made the energy audits and appointment of energy managers compulsory for DCs; developed seven best practices manuals and codes for industrial equipments; introduced Star labels for 18 appliances till December 2013; set an example for energy savings in buildings by conducting energy audits and implementing EE measures in more than 25 prestigious establishments of the Central Government in two phases using ESCO model; initiated steps for implementation of ECBC for new buildings and short listed 37 architects for ECBC compliance. BEE has also introduced Star rating for buildings like BPOs, Government offices, commercial buildings etc.
Besides all these, the Ministry of Power's National Energy Conservation Awards Scheme, introduced in 1991, has saved 4292 MW equivalent avoided capacity addition in the last 15 years, from 1999-2013. In monetary terms, the savings are worth Rs 22816 crores.
In our "Survey of Energy Conservation in India 2014," we have made best efforts to present the complete picture of energy sector, various aspects of EC Act, various policy decisions taken by the Ministry of Power, BEE steps for energy conservation and improving energy efficiency, launch of PAT Scheme and many such other features. It is a 504 pages unique book comprising of 14 sections namely: Introduction to Energy; World Energy Sector; India Energy Sector; Energy Conservation; Energy Efficiency Measures; Energy Efficiency in Buildings; Energy Professionals and ESCOs; Energy Management; NAPCC-NMEEE; PAT Scheme; Industries under PAT Scheme; Technical Features; Legal Framework; Listings-EE Equipments/Services and Directory.
Survey of Energy Conservation in India 2006, Ist Edition
In view of government of India's emphasis on energy conservation, "Industrial Chronicle" planned "Survey of Energy Conservation in India 2006" to create awareness among all the concerned about Encon and facilitate the industrial units, power sector, railways, municipalities, office buildings, hotels, hospitals, and energy professionals to have all Encon related information at a single place.
The contents of this publication has made it an indispensable book for any time reference, spread over 17 sections, its a 456 page book that covers every aspect of Encon. Priced at Rs 2500/- per copy, it has been sold throughout the country amongst 20 different industrial sectors.