Honeybees capable of parity categorization

Honeybees are the only non-humans found to be capable of learning parity categorization. Key facts Parity classification is the categorization of numbers as either odd or even. It is used when dealing with real-world objects that can be paired. If ..



World Bee Day

World Bee Day is observed annually by the United Nations on 20th May. This day is observed to create awareness about the importance of bees for this planet and nature. Also, World Bee Day is observed on 20th May to ..


BEE initiatives lead to Rs 89,122 crores

On May 6, 2020, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy released report on “Impact of Energy Efficiency Measures, 2018-19”. According to the report, energy initiatives of BEE have helped to save Rs 89,122 crores. Key Highlights The report assessed ..


Star Rating Programme for Light Commercial Air Conditioners and Deep Freezers launched

On March 2, 2020, in its 19th foundation day, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) operating under Ministry of Power launched star rating programme for Light Commercial Air Conditioners (LCAC) and Deep Freezers. Highlights The Star Rating Programme was formulated ..


State Energy Efficiency Index released by GoI

On January 10, 2020, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) launched the State Energy Efficiency Index, 2019 in association with Alliance for Energy Efficient Economy. The report was prepared considering the basic energy requirements such as coal, electricity, gas and oil. ..


BEE sets new standards for ACs: Default temperature set to 24 Degree Celsius

The Government of India has released new performance energy standards for the performance of air conditioners after consulting Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). The BEE operating under Ministry of Power develop strategies and policies with primary objective of reduction in ..