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Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill 2022

The Rajya Sabha on Monday, Dec 12th passed the Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022. The Bill proposes to amend the Energy Conservation Act 2001, last amended in 2010.

Key Points of the Bill:

  • The bill seeks to mandate the use of non-fossil sources, including green hydrogen, green ammonia, biomass, and Ethanol for energy and feedstock.
  • Bill aims to set up carbon credit markets in India. Carbon Credit is a tradable permit or certificate
    that provides the holder of the credit the right to emit one ton of carbon dioxide or an equivalent of another greenhouse gas.
  • Bring large residential buildings within the fold of the Energy Conservation regime.
  • Amend penalty provisions
  • Increase members in the governing council of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)
  • Standards for vehicles and vessel

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

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Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA