New Delhi, Aug 5: Energy efficient practices are the only way to deal with shortage of power supply and energy conservation in India, suggested Haryana energy renewal agency director B S Yadav in New Delhi on Aug 4.
Yadav stated that Haryana had established the State Energy Conservation Fund for the purposes of promotion of efficient use of energy and its conservation within the State.
He suggested to use solar water heating systems, CFLs and T-5 tube lights and ISI marked pump sets for the savings of extra power energy.
All government buildings have been directed to use the techniques to conserve power.
CII counselor said that energy is a major cost component in the production and energy efficiency directly implies to increase in profitability.
Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) had undertaken situational analysis of each of the identified clusters and presents a detailed project report proposing technologies that can help these clusters to become more energy efficient, said one official.
Though India generates 1,55,000 MW power but still the nation still faces a shortage of 60,000 – 65,000 MW. India"s per capita power consumption is likely to touch 1,000 units by 2012. Thus gaps in demand and supply should be filled to meet the future needs of the economy.