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Energy Efficiency needs to be at the core of India’s energy security strategy

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2017

Energy plays a very critical role in the development of any country....

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Variable Frequency Drives: Opening Door for Energy Savings in Pump Application

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 3, 2017

Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) is an electronic device that converts Alternating current (AC) of one frequency to another frequency which gives an opportunity to run the AC motors in variable speed and provide an opportunity for saving energy on many industrial applications...

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PAT Pulse: Financing Energy Efficiency in India - Who Will Invest?

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2016

The techniques and technologies to improve industrial energy efficiency have been well proven but a notable challenge for policy makers is to accelerate their adoption. PAT (Perform Achieve...

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PAT Pulse: Asset Optimization to Drive the Next Wave of Energy Efficiency in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 1, 2016

With pressure building up on industries to optimize their efficiency, resources becoming increasingly scarce, competition getting fiercer and technology advancing at a an incredible pace, the...

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Variable Frequency Drives, Tesla and Energy Efficiency

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 1, 2016

Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) are known by many names: Variable speed drives, Adjustable speed Drives, Adjustable Frequency Drives, Variators and Frequency Converters. Contrary to popular belief, VFDs are not limited...

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PAT Pulse: Rs.34,000 Crore (USD 5 bn) Energy Efficiency Investment Opportunity Awaits Indian Industry

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2016

In the January 2016 issue of PAT Pulse we assessed the types of projects that were undertaken by Designated consumers (DCs) in Phase 1. We found that almost 60% of projects carried out were...

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Up to 30% CO2 emission reduction with the low cost and eco-friendly cement variant being developed by three leading IITs and TARA

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 2, 2016

LC3 is a unique product that will not only lower emissions and support sustainable growth, but also promises to do so at lower capital and production costs than the existing cements...

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PAT Pulse: Cross-Sectoral Learning & Process Innovation will drive PAT Phase-2

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2016

Achieving energy efficiency in industries is a priority for India from the perspective of cost savings as well as climate change. The Perform-Achieve-Trade (PAT) scheme was formulated to achieve this objective by facilitating a market based mechanism for promoting energy...

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Outlook for the second cycle of the Perform Achieve and Trade Scheme: Understanding the Designated Consumer (DC) Viewpoint

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 26, 2015

Sustainability Outlook and Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) have compiled this Market Brief (through research and interviews with DCs, energy service companies and think tanks) to capture:

  • Impact of operationalizing the PAT Scheme from the...
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Subject Tags: Energy Efficiency

The Dark Side of Green Lighting

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 18, 2014
In 2009, the Government of India found that the penetration of CFLs for household lighting was only about 5-10%, while over 70% of the remaining lights were incandescent bulbs1. In a bid to reduce electricity consumption in lighting, the government launched the...
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