Procurement of energy efficient appliances for Government Undertakings

Last updated: 12 May 2021
To save 250 MW power through procurement of energy efficient appliances In achieve long-term energy savings, the Ministry of Finance (responsible for procurement policy) has, in consultation with Ministry of Power (MoP) and Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), issued an office memorandum to promote the procurement of energy efficient appliances in all ministries/departments and their attached subordinates offices. This policy aims to save energy and transform the market towards energy efficient appliances. The objective is to save 250 MW through the procurement of energy efficient appliances. The appliances to be procured should at least have the following minimum threshold BEE Star rating: Split air conditioners - 5 star (under normal conditions where annual usages are expected to be more than 1000 hours); 3 star (where usage of AC is limited, e.g. in conference rooms) Frost free refrigerators - 4 star Ceiling fans - 5 star Water heaters - 5 star

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