|Policy status:||In Force|
|Policy Type:||Policy Support>Institutional creation, Policy Support, Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards, Regulatory Instruments>Auditing, Regulatory Instruments>Monitoring, Regulatory Instruments>Obligation schemes , Regulatory Instruments>Other mandatory requirements|
|Policy Target:||Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy, Energy Sector, Buildings, Industry, Resilience / Adaptation|
|Agency:||Bureau of Energy Efficiency|
|Legal References:||Ministry of Power Act No. 52 of 2001|
The Energy Conservation Act 2001, was passed by the Indian Parliament in September 2001.
This Act requires large energy consumers to adhere to:
Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) set up under this act to specify Standards and Codes (S&C) for equipment used in industries (designated as consumer for BEE). Improvement in Energy Efficiency through capacity building & energy audits. Between 2007 and 2010, BEE programs are estimated to have led to 12.15 Mtoe saved, 18875.19 MkWhr electricity saved, and 5048.48 MW avoided capacity.
In 2010, the Act was renewed and strengthened
|Related policies:||Standards & Labeling Program|
Last modified: Tue, 30 May 2017 16:46:42 CEST