BEE Launches SAATHEE Portal to Track State Energy Efficiency Targets

News: Bureau of Energy Efficiency(BEE) has launched SATHEE Portal and Standards and Labelling Programme for Air Compressors and Ultra High Definition(UHD) TV during the 30th National Energy Conservation Awards(NECA).

Facts:

SATHEE Portal:

  • SAATHEE stands for State-wise Actions on Annual Targets and Headways on Energy Efficiency.
  • Purpose: It is a Management Information System (MIS) portal which will facilitate real-time monitoring of the progress of implementation of various Energy Conservation endeavours at State level.

Standards and Labelling Programme for Air Compressors and Ultra High Definition(UHD) TV

  • It has been launched on a voluntary basis and the energy consumption standards will be effective from 01st January 2021.
  • This initiative is expected to save around 8.41 Billion Units of electricity for Air Compressors and 9.75 Billion Units for UHD TV till 2030.

Additional Facts:

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  • Standards and Labelling Programme: It was launched in 2006 by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency(BEE).
  • Objective: To provide the consumer an informed choice about the energy-saving and thereby the cost-saving potential of the relevant marketed product.
  • Targets: The scheme targets display of energy performance labels on high energy end-use equipment & appliances and lays down minimum energy performance standards.
  • Appliances covered: Presently, the programme covers around 27 equipment/appliances including 10 for which it is mandatory.

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