IN A bid to improve energy efficiency in Maharashtra, the state government would conduct energy audits in 1,500 government offices. The announcement was made on Monday by Piyush Goyal, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines. Goyal was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Badalta Maharashtra, a two-day conclave organised by Marathi daily Loksatta of The Indian Express Group.
The project will be implemented in under a year-and-a-half, said Goyal. According to Goyal, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a central government undertaking, will assist states with the mandate. “When the initiative is successfully implemented, it will be extended to schools, colleges and hospitals,” said Goyal. The EESL has now set up an office in London to help the city turn to energy efficient sources. Read More…
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