This guidebook explores opportunities to reduce the overall electricity consumption of existing high-rise buildings by shifting to energy efficient and renewable technologies. It provides in detail all the steps that need to be undertaken from inception to execution of clean energy and energy efficiency projects with technologies like cool-roof, roof-top solar and solar water heating.
Electric motors account for 70% of overall electrical energy consumption in industries. Shakti supported the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to promote the adoption of energy efficient motors among MSMEs in the Ankleshwar chemical industry cluster of Gujarat. The project has successfully installed energy efficient motors (IE3) in several MSMEs in the Ankleshwar chemical cluster and has demonstrated the effectiveness of the ESCO model to promote these energy-efficient motors across the industry. Read the detailed brochure.
IT equipment in government establishments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) consumed approximately 2.2 billion kWh in FY14. This is expected to increase to 2.36 billion kWh in FY19. This report has captured the current ICT procurement practices followed by government establishments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). It has highlighted the need for energy efficiency based ICT procurement and includes policy recommendations on public procurement of energy efficient IT products in government agencies and PSUs. An IT procurement tool was also developed under this project.
The PAT Pulse Compendium encapsulates the key findings of the research done across four thematic areas – analysis of PAT cycle 1 and the key learnings, sizing the investment potential of industrial energy efficiency, potential financing frameworks in industrial energy efficiency and innovations in smart manufacturing. The report also highlights some of the latest national and global technologies and innovations in the area of energy efficiency that have demonstrated their reliability successfully.
This reports presents an analysis of the SME landscape in India and the operations of four SME clusters in north India. It describes some of the key challenges that inhibit the proliferation of energy efficient best practices, and recommendations to address these challenges. In addition, a decision support tool has been developed to help SME units take informed decisions to improve efficiency in their operations.
The new paper attempts to identify the most optimal financing routes to unlock the identified potential. Based on high level stakeholder engagement and industry analysis, it identifies two key determinants of overall financing patterns: the size of the company as well as its willingness to contribute to the overall financing of energy efficiency. It suggests that cross-cutting technologies across industries have maximum potential under the ESCO model. It also identifies better financing routes for the Chlor-Alkali and Aluminum sector, and the Cement and Fertilizer sector.
This issue captures the sector-wise and overall investment potential of energy efficiency in India. It also provides critical information about the terms and conditions associated with the ESCerts market and other policy movements. Additionally, it lists promising and innovative ideas in the energy efficiency space which have already been successfully tested elsewhere.
PAT pulse is a briefing paper series developed on India’s Perform Achieve and Trade scheme. The first issue captures the findings of the survey conducted amongst designated consumers, updates on proposed amendments, along with a timeline for widening the scheme. It also covers innovative solutions including IoT (Internet of Things) driven Smart Energy Analytics Systems, automated cleaning of condenser and heat exchanger tubes and wireless occupancy sensors etc., which are expected to improve energy efficiency in industries.
This case study highlights how some of India’s cement industries have improved energy efficiency, cut costs and reduced emissions, by using energy efficiency technologies. The case study is designed to share successful energy efficient technologies that can be easily replicated in other cement plants. It provides an overview and best practices selected by a panel of Industry representatives, technology suppliers and sector experts.
With the Perform, Achieve and Trade (PAT) scheme almost in its second phase, there is a need for information that can help the Industry make an informed transition to more energy-efficient operations. It is anticipated that the case study will facilitate knowledge sharing amongst these key stakeholders, and also support the efforts to realise the targets of the PAT scheme.