Published on: April 12, 2022

STATE ENERGY AND CLIMATE INDEX

STATE ENERGY AND CLIMATE INDEX

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NITI Aayog launched the State Energy and Climate Index (SECI)

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First index that aims to track the efforts made by states and UTs in the climate and energy sector

WHY THE INDEX

  • Ranking the States based on their efforts towards improving energy access, energy consumption, energy efficiency, and safeguarding the environment
  • Helping drive the agenda of the affordable, accessible, efficient and clean energy transition at the State level
  • Encouraging healthy competition among the states on different dimensions of energy and climate

PARAMETERS OF PERFORMANCE

  • Discoms’ (Power distribution companies) Performance
  • Access Affordability And Reliability Of Energy
  • Clean Energy Initiatives
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • New Initiatives

RESULTS

  • Gujarat, Kerala and Punjab have been ranked as the top three performers in the category of larger States, while Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh were the bottom three States.
  • Goa emerged as the top performer in the smaller States category followed by Tripura and Manipur.
  • Among UTs, Chandigarh, Delhi and Daman & Diu/Dadra & Nagar Haveli are the top performers.
  • Punjab was the best performer in discom performance, while Kerala topped in access, affordability and reliability category.
  • Haryana was the best performer in clean energy initiative among larger States and Tamil Nadu in the energy efficiency category.