As part of aggressive efforts to promote industrialization in the country with efficient use of energy, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Union Ministry of Power has advised all the state governments to take a proactive role in implementing the “Perform, Achieve and Trade (PAT)” Scheme to conserve energy resources, achieve substantial monetary savings, create jobs and a better environment to live in.
It will be conducting national level conclave on ‘Enhancing Energy Efficiency through Industry Partnership’ in New Delhi on September 24.
The PAT scheme is mandatory for all the designated consumers (DCs- industries) notified by BEE and it is one of the major initiatives under the National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE). It is a market-based mechanism to reduce the specific energy consumption (SEC) in energy-intensive industries. If an industry fails to achieve its target in energy savings, it will be penalized by BEE. Read more
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