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Energy Management System-ISO 50001

ISO 50001 is based on the management system model of continual improvement also used for other well-known standards such as ISO 9001 or ISO 14001. This makes it easier for organizations to integrate energy management into their overall efforts to improve quality and environmental management. ISO 50001:2011 provides a framework of requirements for organizations to …
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Textile

The textile industry in India can be classified into the organized sector and the decentralized/rural sector. The organized sector comprises mills, which include the spinning mill or the composite mill. The decentralized power-loom/hosiery and knitting sectors form the largest section of the textile industry. Energy cost in the textile industry

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Chlor and Alkali

Chlor-alkali sector has been categorized on the basis of their process into two subsectors i.e. membrane based and mercury based. The total reported energy consumption of these designated consumers is about 0.88 million ton of oil equivalent/year. Specific energy consumption varies from 0.262to 0.997 toe/t of these 22 designated consumers

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Aluminium

Primary aluminium production follows two major processes first is refining of bauxite to alumina and second is smelting of alumina to aluminium. Smelting is an energy intensive process and consumes electrical energy, accounting for about 85%–90% of the electrical energy consumption.Aluminium sector has been categorized on the basis of their process

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Thermal Power Plants

India is the sixth largest in terms of power generation. About 65% of the electricity consumed in India is generated by thermal power plants, 22% by hydroelectric power plants, 3% by nuclear power plants and rest 10% from other alternate sources like solar, wind, biomass etc. 53.7% of India’s commercial

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Pulp and Paper

Industries in the Pulp & paper sector can be categorized on the basis of their Raw material into three subsectors i.e. Wood based ,Agro based, and Recycled fiber based (RCF). The total reported energy consumption of designated consumers in this sector is about 2.08 million ton of oil equivalent. Specific

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Iron and Steel

Production of iron and steel is an energy intensive processes. At present, the specific energy consumption of large integrated Indian steel plants is 6.5–7.0 Gcal/ ton of crude steel as against the international norm of 4.5–5.5 Gcal/ton. Specific energy consumption varies from 0.0527 to 1.907 toe/t for the 67 designated

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Fertilizer

India is the world’s third largest producer of fertilizers and, as of 2013-14, it had an installed capacity of 127.67 lakh tonnes of nitrogen, and 62.08 lakh tonnes of phosphate nutrient. The actual quantities produced were 123.78 lakh tonnes of nitrogen and 37.14 lakh tonnes of phosphate. Production of nitrogen and

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National Energy Conservation Awards

National Energy Conservation Day has been observed in India on 14th December every year since 1991. This day highlights the important role that citizens of India can play in ensuring energy security. It provides an opportunity to reach out to homes, offices and industries with the message of energy conservation and an attempt to influence their energy consumption behavior. The National Energy Conservation Awards instituted …
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Cement

There are about 148 large cement plants in the country with an installed capacity of 219.17 MTPA and more than 350 mini-cement plants with an estimated capacity of 11.1 MTPA, making the total installed capacity of 230.27 MTPA up to year 2009/10. Due to the demand in the past and recent growth of economy, the …
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