Southern states lead in State Energy Efficiency Index 2021-22


Union Minister for Power and Renewable Energy R. K. Singh released the State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) 2021-22 report on 10 April.

An Overview of the News:

  • The SEEI was released during the RPM (Review, Planning and Monitoring) meeting of states and state utility companies in New Delhi.
  • Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan and Telangana are among the top ranked states in the State Energy Efficiency Index-SEEI.
  • Four states Assam, Haryana, Maharashtra and Punjab are in the achiever category with scores between 50 and 60.
  • Besides, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Assam and Chandigarh are the top performing states in their respective state groups.

Objective of State Energy Efficiency Index:

  • To help states identify areas for improvement, learn from best practices and adopt an economy-friendly approach to energy efficiency implementation.
  • By prioritizing energy efficiency, it aims to drive carbon reduction efforts and achieve a more sustainable future.
  • The index is designed to help monitor progress toward state goals for energy savings and emissions reductions.

Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE):

  • The Government of India established the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) on 1 March 2002 under the provisions of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001.
  • The mission of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency is to assist in developing policies and strategies under the provisions of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001 with an emphasis on self-regulation and market principles.

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