- What is the reduced energy density in 2018-19 in India against 2005 level, as perReport by PwC titled “A Report on Impact of Energy Efficiency Measures” released by union power minister (MoS I/C) Raj Kumar Singh.
Answer & Explanation
Union Power Minister Raj Kumar Singh unveiled e-book titled “A Report on Impact of Energy Efficiency Measures” for the year 2018-19 which has stated that energy efficiency initiatives by BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) led to savings worth Rs 89,122 crore in 2018-19against last year’s (2017-18) savings of Rs 53,627 crore. India reduced energy intensity in 2018-19 by 20% as compared to 2005 level. India has set a target to reduce the energy intensity by 33-35%by 2030 compared to 2005 level. The report was prepared by an expert agency PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited (PWC Ltd), which was engaged by Bureau of Energy efficiency (BEE).