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All DISCOMS to comply Energy Conservation Act, 2001

The Ministry of Power, Government of India has released an official notification that mandates all the Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOMs) to comply Energy Conservation (EC) Act, 2001. As per the official notice, all the DISCOMs will now be governed under the various provisions of EC Act like Energy Accounting & Auditing, Implementation of energy conservation ..

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Earth Hour: A Symbolic Movement of “Lights OFF” to save environment

Since 2007, every year million participate in the campaign called “Earth Hour” on March 28. The event is organized by the World wide Fund Highlights The event was first started in Sydney, Australia. The main aim of the marking Earth Hour is to call attention towards global warming, loss of biodiversity and climate change. During ..

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Facts Box: Global Recycling Day

Every year, March 18 is celebrated as Global Recycling Day. The Recyclables are called the “Seventh Resource”. They help to save 700 million tonnes of Carbon-Dioxide every year according to the United Nations. The Global Recycling Day is being organized by Global Recycling Foundation. This year, it operates under the theme Theme: Recycling Heroes Highlights ..

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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 by Bureau of Energy Efficiency under the Energy Conservation Act, 2001. Around 24 appliances have ..

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World Future Energy Summit and CLIX to be held at Abu Dhabi

On January 13, 2020, the World Future Energy Summit is to begin at Abu Dhabi. It is to be held for four days. Highlights The Summit will have 33,500 participants from 170 countries. It will also include 800 special exhibits. The event is to be conducted under the theme Theme: Rethinking Global Consumption, Production and ..

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