RENEWABLE ENERGY

Panel on energy efficiency, low carbon tech to be set up: R K Singh

Power and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh has said that a committee will be set up having members from all relevant Ministries for implementation of the Roadmap on Energy Efficiency and low carbon technologies.

Singh chaired a high-level meeting to review the progress of various energy efficiency programmes and the preparedness for Climate Change Actions in the country through video conferencing on Wednesday, a power ministry statement said.

The purpose of this high-level meeting was to discuss activities in the field of energy efficiency across all sectors of the economy with the objective of reducing CO2 emissions. The minister said a concerted push for renewables is already underway and a detailed action plan will be developed to identify potential areas.

He said that a committee/group will be set up having members from all relevant Ministries for implementation of the Roadmap on Energy Efficiency and low carbon technologies.

Singh directed to keep focus on sectors with highest emissions intensity such as Transport, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Power plants.

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ET Energy World
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