Energy efficiency, conservation top priority: Zafar

ISLAMABAD: While Chairing first board meeting of National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (NEECA), Federal Minister for Energy, Syed Ali Zafar stressed the importance of energy efficiency and conservation and directed the participants to put concerted efforts to fully operationalize this department.

The meeting was attended by Secretary Power, Rizwan Memon, Secretary Planning Division, Shoib Siddiqi and senior officials of Ministry of Petroleum, Ministry of Industries, Ministry of Climate Change, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Housing, OGRA and Designated Provincial Energy Efficiency departments.

The BoD approved the plan of development of National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Policy, launch of National Energy Conservation Awards Scheme and adoption of standard industrial classification codes by Gas and Electricity utility companies which will help in identification of Designated Consumers.

Published in Business Recorder, 10th August, 2018