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BEE Energy Auditor Certification basically prepares energy professional to carry out energy audit of an establishment while ISO 50001 standards is about energy management system.
Energy auditing is a very complex activity involving many functionalities. There is an amalgamation of almost all branches of engineering in to the profession of energy auditing.
BEE, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency in India has been able to create a technical manpower pool of about 10000 trained energy auditors and managers in the country through its annual or biannual examinations. These energy personnel had appeared in the examinations with an objective of indulging in to the career of energy management and auditing.
US has embarked on an ambitious incandescent bulb phase out program. The objective is to promote energy efficient other types of lighting instruments like LEDs. Though Thomas Edison’s incandescent bulb was scene changing innovation. But even the great Edison would hv traded for a LED today in place of incandescent lamp. Some republicans do claim that the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 does not exactly ban energy guzzlers incandescent lamps.
India has a very ambitious program under Jawaharlal Nehru mission. While the whole country is going gung ho about the targets set under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, the manufacturing industry is facing its worst period. With solar cell prices nose diving and government policies which can rarely be described a fair for domestic manufacturing industry, the solar industry has been hit very badly.
Booming solar market and falling prices of solar projects have thrown many options for developers. That is the precise reason that today more and more developers are jumping in to solar projects with every passing day the fossil fuels to solar powered divide narrowing. The reverse bidding in the NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd (NVVN) bidding has already thrown some pleasant surprises over the cost of projects. Some purists feel that with such low bids the viability of these projects would be at stake. Continue reading