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National Energy Conservation Day: December 14

India is celebrating 27th National Energy Conservation Day on 14th December, 2017.

National Energy Conservation Day: December 14

Who organises this day?

Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under Ministry of Power, observes this day. BEE recognizes and encourages endeavours of industries in reducing energy consumption by felicitating them with National Energy Conservation Awards. BEE also awards prizes to the national winners of the annual National Painting Competition on Energy Conservation.

What is the aim?

The day is celebrated to highlight India's achievements in energy efficiency and conservation, while working for its ambition of holistic development as part of the nation’s overall effort towards climate change mitigation. 

Mission of BEE

From 2013 to 2030, the demand of energy in India is expected to reach 1500 million tonnes. BBE is indulged in framing policies and strategies to reduce the demand for energy by promoting the adaptation of energy efficient resources and measures.
In order to realize its development goals, India’s energy demand is expected to double between 2013 and 2030, to approximately 1500 million tonnes of oil equivalent. The mission of BEE is to assist in developing policies and strategies that will help reduce this energy demand by promoting widespread adoption of energy efficiency measures.

The National Energy Conservation Awards Programme

This award programme recognizes the energy efficiency achievements in 56 sub sectors across industry, establishments and institutions such as thermal power stations, office and BPO buildings, hotels, hospitals, shopping malls, zonal railways, railway workshops and stations, municipalities, State Designated Agencies and manufacturers of BEE Star labeled appliances/equipment and electricity distribution companies.
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