Published on: February 19, 2022

ENERGY CONSERVATION AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY POLICY

ENERGY CONSERVATION AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY POLICY

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Karnataka State Cabinet approved the Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency Policy

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AIM – Conserve about 744 Million Units (MUs) of energy till 2026 through energy efficiency measures

OUTCOME –

  • Avoid fossil-fuel generation capacity addition of 454 MW
  • Reduction of CO2 emission of 6,10,080 tonne

OTHER DETAILS

  • In tune with the national policy
  • Implemented by constituting a high-level committee that would look into the ways and means of implementing the policy for different sectors
  • Plan of action would also be evolved for each of the sector for conserving energy and also bringing about energy efficiency, according to the policy document.
  • Evolve various schemes and also initiate measures to achieve the above mentioned target of energy conservation
  • Targets to achieve energy conservation level of 304 MUs in municipal sector, 117 MUs in domestic sector, 230 MUs in agriculture sector, 79 MUs in commercial sector, and 14 MUs in Industrial sector till 2026
  • Achieve the target through participatory approach in which stakeholders will be actively involved through public awareness programme