GIS – 03 October, 2017: The Energy Efficiency Management Office of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Energy Efficiency with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency of India.
The MoU aims at strengthening, developing and promoting cooperation for implementation of energy audits in small and medium enterprises and for the establishment of an Energy Efficiency Cell by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency.
It further aims at providing technical assistance for the establishment of an Energy Efficiency Information data base and in the economic modelling of energy efficiency. The MoU also focuses on the development of a framework for the implementation of a green building scheme and a framework and guidelines for energy efficiency in agriculture.
The Energy Efficiency Management Office (EEMO) has been set up under Section 4 of the Energy Efficiency Act 2011 with the objectives of, among others, promoting awareness for the efficient use of energy as a means to reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment. The functions of the EEMO are, in particular, to implement strategies and programmes for the efficient use of energy, establish links with regional and international institutions and participate in programmes pertaining to the efficient use of energy.
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