The Bureau of Power Effectivity (BEE) underneath the Union ministry of energy yearly celebrates December 14 because the Nationwide Power Conservation Day to showcase India’s contribution to vitality conservation and steps taken in direction of changing into an energy-efficient nation.
BEE makes use of the event to unfold consciousness amongst the plenty relating to vitality effectivity and the necessity to go inexperienced. The bureau requested everybody to be vitality aware and advocate vitality conservation by being vigilant in our environment.
BEE is an company established in March 2002 working underneath the jurisdiction of the Authorities of India after the formulation of the Power Conservation Act in India in 2001. BEE varieties insurance policies pertaining to vitality conservation and works to conscious most people across the similar situation. The Power Conservation Act 2001 got here into existence to observe and measure vitality effectivity within the personal and public sector in any respect ranges.
Many ministers and organisations took to social media to mark the event for consciousness round vitality effectivity and conservation within the period the place local weather change is as actual as Covid-19. Netizens too joined the development and shared the message for sustainability broadly.
“On Nationwide Power Conservation Day allow us to take a pledge to undertake vitality conservation in our on a regular basis lives,” Union minister for housing and concrete affairs of India Hardeep Singh Puri tweeted.
“On this #NationalEnergyConservationDay, let’s all pledge to make use of vitality judiciously in on a regular basis life, guarantee zero wastage and unfold consciousness concerning the significance of vitality conservation for a wholesome surroundings and sustainable future,” Naveen Patnaik, chief minister of Odisha, additionally stated.
Final yr, BEE had additionally organised nationwide vitality conservation awards at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi to acknowledge and reward organizations and industrial models for reaching vitality utilization and conservation targets.
The awards recognised organisations from 56 subcategories throughout industrial sectors and establishments like thermal energy stations, workplace and BPO buildings, accommodations, hospitals, procuring malls, zonal railways, railway workshops and stations, municipalities, State designated companies and producers of BEE star labelled home equipment/tools and electrical energy distribution corporations.