Panel on energy efficiency, low carbon technologies to be established: RK Singh

Jun 18 2021 08:11 AM
Panel on energy efficiency, low carbon technologies to be established: RK Singh

Power and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh has said that a committee will be set up having members from all relevant Ministries for implementation of the Roadmap on Energy Efficiency and low carbon technologies.

Singh chaired a high-level meeting to review the progress of various energy efficiency programmes and the preparedness for Climate Change Actions in the country through video conferencing on Wednesday, a power ministry statement said. The minister said a concerted push for renewables is already underway and a detailed action plan will be developed to identify potential areas. He said that a committee/group will be set up having members from all relevant Ministries for implementation of the Roadmap on Energy Efficiency and low carbon technologies.

 Singh directed to keep focus on sectors with highest emissions intensity such as Transport, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Power plants. He also discussed the activities defined under the Mission document (ROSHANEE)- which has been developed for implementing a series of Energy Conservation schemes across the country. He advised the Ministries to take appropriate measures on the demand-side initiatives to ensure that the wastage of energy is minimized and said that the deployment of low carbon technologies need to be taken up on a massive scale, especially in the MSMEs.

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