Haryana makes energy audit mandatory

The Haryana government has made it mandatory to conduct energy audits for the consumers consuming 100 kW to 1,000 kW of the connected load.

The government buildings having an electricity load of more than 100 kW and getting their energy audit done will be given a 100 per cent grant from the department as their energy audit will be done free of cost. Any consumer other than government buildings having a connected power load of more than 100 kW and wants to get energy audit of their building, the government will give a grant of 50 per cent and a maximum up to Rs 50,000. All the building consumers whose connected load is 100 kW to 1,000 kW have to contact the Programme Officer, Renewable Energy Department in the Additional Deputy Commissioner’s offices at the Mini Secretariat at the district level so that the energy audit of their buildings can be done. Through energy audit, the consumers would get information about what measures they have to take so as to save maximum electricity. Further, it will also give information about where the electricity is being used more than required.