Proud moment for PSPCL -awarded as top performer among all DISCOM’s by Union power minister
Kanwar Inder Singh/ March 3,2023
Punjab power minister Harbhajan Singh ETO congratulated the management, engineers, staff, employees for winning PAN India prestigious national award for Energy Conservation measures.
Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. has been awarded as top performer among all DISCOM’s PAN India for Energy Conservation measures under PAT (Perform, Achieve and Trade) program of Ministry of Power, Govt of India (GOI). The award ceremony was attended by Er. H.L. Goyal Chief Engineer Energy Audit and Enforcement, on behalf of PSPCL during celebration of 21st foundation ceremony of Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) held at New Delhi on March 1st,2023.
Proud moment for PSPCL -awarded as top performer among all DISCOM’s by Union power minister. A spokesman of PSPCL said that 80,686 nos Energy saving certificates (ESCerts) were issued to PSPCL during PAT cycle-II by Ministry of Power. Spokesman also shared that the value of each ESCert is around Rs.1,840 thus total value of Rs 14.84 Crore and these can be traded at Power Exchanges. The Top performer award and letter of appreciation was given to PSPCL by R .K. Singh Cabinet Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy,Government of India during National Function at Delhi.
Spokesman also added that PAT is a flagship scheme under the National Mission on Enhanced efficiency.Under the PAT scheme Carbon Emission targets are given to entities. Whosoever achieve their targets and get certified during mandatory energy audits are given energy saving certificates which are tradeable at Power Exchanges.
Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Power, Government of India. It assists in developing policies and strategies with the primary objective of reducing the energy intensity of the Indian economy. BEE coordinates with designated consumers, designated agencies, and other organizations to identify and utilize the existing resources and infrastructure, in performing the functions assigned to it under the Energy Conservation Act.