A brief detail on the findings of the results of the climate change, findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the likely effects, which may impact the energy scenario has been mentioned In the context of, Energy Security for the Eastern Himalayan States of India, the methodology adopted by the Sub Group for addressing

Renewable energy sources, which afford several benefits like reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, sustainability in the context of decreasing global reserves of fossil fuels, suitability in meeting diffused and decentralized needs will play a critical role in the future economic growth of our country.

The Ministry of Power (MOP) and Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) were tasked to prepare the implementation plan for the National Mission on Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE). NMEEE spelt out the following four new initiatives to enhance energy efficiency, in addition to the programmes on energy efficiency being pursued by MOP and BEE.

Government of India is designing National Mission on Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE), which is one out of eight missions planned under the National Action Plan on Climate Change. This note presents a short overview of the planned actions.

National Mission on Enhanced Energy Efficiency approved by the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change. This mission will help save about 5 per cent of the annual energy consumption by 2015, & nearly 100 million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year.

This Act provides for the efficient use of energy and its conservation at the Central and State level.

Expert committee report by Ministry of Power on Economics of LED lighting in India. Identifies major barriers to LEDs penetration and details the road map to be taken up at policy & action levels to accelerate it.

Guidelines for Decentralized Distributed Generation (DDG) under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana in the XI Plan, for attaining the goal of providing access to electricity to all households and electrification of about 1.15 lakh un-electrified villages by 2009.

The focus area of the programme shall be the actual demonstrable performance in terms of sustained loss reduction, establishment of reliable and automated systems for sustained collection of accurate base line data, and the adoption of information technology in the areas of energy accounting shall be necessary pre-conditions before sanctioning any regular distribution strengthening project.