Energy Consumption Standards for Electric Ceiling Type Fans

Under the new standards, electric ceiling type fans are required to meet safety requirements outlined in paragraph 9 of Indian Standard 374:2019, with additional references to paragraph 8 to 32 of Indian Standard 302 (Part 2/Sec 80) as amended from time to time. Furthermore, these fans must comply with all performance requirements specified in Indian Standard 374:2019 and either carry the Bureau of Indian Standards certification mark or have the manufacturer certified as per IS/ISO 9000 or above.

Ministry of Power Revises Energy Norms for Distribution Transformers

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued a notification revising the Energy Performance Standards for Distribution Transformers. The notification extends the validity of energy efficiency norms of distribution transformers that are up to 200kva. These norms will now apply to these distribution transformers until 31st December, 2024.

Star Rating Mandated on Washing Machine Labeling for Energy Efficiency

These regulations represent a significant step forward in promoting energy efficiency and consumer awareness in the washing machine industry, aiming to empower consumers to make more informed purchasing decisions while driving the adoption of energy-efficient appliances. Manufacturers, traders, and sellers in the sector are expected to adapt to these new requirements in the coming months.

Central Government Sets Energy Consumption Norms for Designated Consumers

The specified designated consumers will now have specific energy consumption norms and standards to follow. These norms and standards have been established in relation to the current level of energy consumption. The baseline energy consumption norms and standards serve as a reference point for comparison.