The State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) 2021–22 has been made public by the Ministry of Power.
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- The index is divided into four categories: frontrunner, achiever, contender, and aspirant.
- category with more than 60 points Frontrunners: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan, and Telangana are its five states.
- Category of Achiever (50–60 points): Punjab, Assam, Haryana, and Maharashtra
- The Index’s goal is to motivate state-level decarbonization initiatives and lay out suggestions for how states might improve their energy efficiency, which will help them move closer to achieving the SDGs and NDC.
pertaining to the State Energy Efficiency Index
- The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) have established the State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) for the years 2021–2022.
- Using SEEI, states and UTs may keep tabs on their energy efficiency projects.
- It offers perceptions on intervention priority areas with regard to state-level policy adoption, successful implementation, and monitoring.
Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)
- The Energy Conservation Act of 2001 created the Bureau of Energy Efficiency to help with the development of policies and initiatives that emphasize self-regulation and market principles.
- The Energy Conservation Act includes provisions for promotional and regulating activities.
- Headquaters: New Delhi