The state government has urged the center to launch an interest subsidy program to encourage entrepreneurs, especially those related to the micro, small and medium sector company (MIPYME), to implement energy efficiency on a larger scale Item
In response, the Ministry of Energy has written to the Ministry of Electricity, requesting that it provide at least a 5% interest subsidy to implement the plan.
The Minister of Energy, N. Srikant, stated in the letter that Andhra Pradesh has been playing an active role in the “energy efficiency movement” to achieve savings of approximately 25%, which is 15,000 million units (MU) of total energy demand of 61,818 per year. Commercial, domestic, municipal, industrial and agricultural sectors.
So far, the state has achieved 2932 acres of energy savings and saved Rs 2,014 crore.
State Energy Conservation Mission Executive Director A. Chandra Sekhar Reddy said Andhra Pradesh is implementing various energy conservation and energy efficiency programs with the support of the Office of Energy Efficiency (BEE). In the construction sector, the government plans to implement energy efficient building codes to save a lot of energy.
In the industrial field, the state has successfully implemented the execution, realization and commercialization plan (PAT), achieving 210,000 tons of oil equivalent (MTOE) and savings of 0.25 MTOE in cycles I and II, supported by the BEE technique.
In the MSME department, 43 of the 65 units destined to introduce IoT technology. The Industry Council has approved an action plan to promote the Internet of Things across the spectrum.
According to the official, the aforementioned power plant is financed by 12 investors from different industrial sectors and will be completed in 2.53 years.
The official pointed out that the total capacity of the power plant is about 10,536 megawatts (MW), and its production will go to the aforementioned industrial units.
The aforementioned power plants will reportedly be built in Isfahan, Hormozgan, Markazi, Yazd, Kerman, Fars, Semnan and Khuzestan provinces.
Zarandi stated that one of the main objectives of the plan is to provide reliable and sustainable energy to the high energy consumption industries and industrial parks of the country, in order to reduce the pressure on the national network of the industrial and mining industries.
“If these power plants are built, a large amount of load will be removed from the national power distribution network,” he emphasized.
The official also pointed out that if there is any surplus power generation, the industrial units can sell the surplus power to the Ministry of Energy.