Furthering Sustainable and Smart Space Cooling Solutions With most of India’s air-conditioner stock yet to come, now is the critical window of opportunity to build in interventions that will have a meaningful impact on future energy consumption and emissions. These savings can be realized through a combination of interventions of [...] Read more
There is a need to create a balance between infrastructure growth and maintaining environmental sustainability through emission reduction strategies deployed in the production and consumption of cement beyond energy efficiency.
Comments on Draft Data Centre Policy 2020 With a vision of “Making India a Global Data Centre hub, promote investment in the sector, propel digital economy growth, enable provisioning of trusted hosting infrastructure to fulfil the growing demand of the country and facilitate state of the art service delivery to [...] Read more
Developing and Promoting Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) Livelihood Applications in Rural Areas Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) proposed a draft policy framework on 19 October 2020 for the development and promotion of DRE livelihood applications for rural India, to foster large- scale adoption of these applications. The significance [...] Read more
Mumbai Power Outage On Oct 12, 2020, Mumbai witnessed a grid failure due to a major power outage in which the Maharashtra State Demand dropped down by 2.3 Giga Watt (GW). The Maharashtra State Demand was 17.3 GW on Oct 11, 2020 and due to the grid failure demand dropped [...] Read more
Comments on Upcoming CEA Portal Central Electricity Authority (CEA), Ministry of Power, is revamping the CEA website to make it more user friendly. Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) has reviewed the demo version of the new CEA website. This document lists our comments/suggestions on the same. Download Report Read more
Comments on Specific Requirements for Electric Power Train of Vehicles In the recent past, the world has witnessed a trend of improvement in Electric Vehicle (EV) technology and falling prices of battery technology. Together these two factors are going to result in more EV adoption in the coming future. Hence, [...] Read more
Comments on NPD Framework The comments provided in this document are with a view to the immense benefit of using non-personal (anonymised) data on energy consumption to develop pathways to clean and affordable energy for a climate resilient and energy secure future, whilst at all times ensuring data privacy for [...] Read more
Comments on Draft Electricity Rules Active participation of consumers is a primary requisite to support ongoing transition of the electricity sector. One of the key barriers to encourage active consumer participation is awareness. An effective pathway to improve consumer awareness and encourage active participation is by providing consumers access to [...] Read more
This study carries out a detailed assessment to evaluate the robustness of commercial sector energy consumption data. It also maps the existing institutional setup and sources of commercial building energy data.