Energy Secretary N. Srikant, State Energy Conservation Mission CEO A. Chandra Sekhar Reddy and APTransco Chief Engineer (planning) Ch.V.S. Subba Rao held deliberations on Energy-Efficiency (EE) initiatives with KfW senior specialist Hemant Bhatnagar and The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) associate director Prosanto Pal at the Secretariat here on Thursday with focus on saving energy in industrial, agriculture and building sectors.
Mr. Srikant told the delegates that EE was the key for reaching the target of cost-effective power and both power utilities and consumers would benefit from it.
The government laid emphasis on long-term energy security and it was committed to supplying quality power, he said and pointed out that the State had a huge potential market for adoption of new EE technologies in industry and agriculture sectors and in demand-side management.
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