States done well in adopting energy efficiency measuresThe first-ever report on the State Energy Efficiency Preparedness was made jointly by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and NITI Aayog. Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab and Rajasthan have done exceedingly well in adopting energy efficiency measures, says this report. With highest points, Kerala (77 points), leads among the States and Union Territories. The second place goes to fo Rajasthan (68) and Andhra Pradesh (66.5) is in the third position
These three States together with Maharashtra and Punjab scored more than 60 points and were designated as Front Runner States in the survey. This report assessed State policies and programmes aimed at improving energy efficiency in five key sectors such as buildings, industries, municipalities, transportation, agriculture and electricity distribution. The report says the periodic release of the State Energy Efficiency Index shall help track progress in managing States' energy footprint and provide guidance in formulating data-driven, evidence-based policies and programmes at the State level.
Congratulations to the front runners and keep it up.