Energy Conservation Act 2001 Current Affairs, GK & News
Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022 was put in the Lok Sabha on August 3, 2022 and was passed on August 8. It seeks to amend the Energy Conservation Act, 2001. It promotes energy efficiency and conservation. Important Provisions of the bill include; The Bill seeks to regulate the energy consumption by equipment, buildings, appliances, and ..
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 by Bureau of Energy Efficiency under the Energy Conservation Act, 2001. Around 24 appliances have ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
National Energy Conservation Week is celebrated all over India from December 14 to December 20. Various Government enterprises and Public Sector Undertakings celebrate the week by organizing energy conservation message-oriented activities. December 14: Energy Conservation Day The Energy Conservation Day is celebrated every year on December 14 since 1991. Energy Conservation Day is an initiative ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The Bureau of Energy Efficiency has released the draft consultation paper for accelerating energy efficiency in India. The strategy document titled Unlocking National Energy Efficiency potential (UNNATEE) is first of its kind which clearly delineates the energy efficiency targets for the respective demand sectors up to the state levels. UNNATEE The consultation paper describes a ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
The Ministry of Power has announced that two more electrical appliances microwave ovens and washing machines will now be assigned star ratings based on their energy efficiency metrics. Star Ratings of Microwave Ovens and Washing Machines The programme of star rating of Microwave Ovens and Washing Machines will be implemented on a voluntary basis and will be valid up to December 31, ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs