This issue carries a profile of the Muzaffarnagar paper cluster; an outline of the GEF–World Bank project titled ‘Financing energy efficiency at MSMEs’ being executed by SIDBI and BEE in five energy intensive MSME clusters; and a summary of three training programs on best operating practices (BOP) in cupola furnace conducted by TERI for foundry operators and other plant personnel at Belgaum (Karnataka) and Kolhapur & Sangli (Maharashtra).
This issue presents the highlights of the National Summit on Energy Efficiency in MSMEs organized from 30–31 July 2012 in New Delhi . It also summarizes the national level workshop organized to disseminate the findings of a study on promoting energy efficiency in the pump industry conducted by TERI, in partnership with BEE and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF).
This issue carries a profile of the Surat textile cluster. It also presents an outline of a survey being conducted by Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia and TERI on over 400 chemical and textile MSME units in Gujarat to increase understanding on why the uptake of energy efficient technologies is slow among MSMEs.
This issue carries a profile of the Warangal rice milling cluster; and a case study on a brick manufacturing unit, Jay Jalaram Brick Works, Godhra (Gujarat) that has matured from a traditional small-scale unit with a local market to a nationally-renowned player manufacturing resource efficient bricks (REBs). Also featured is a summary of an energy forum held during the 60th Indian Foundry Congress (IFC) at Bengaluru, in collaboration with SDC and REEEP Program.
This issue carries a profile of the Bangalore machine tools cluster; and an outline of an initiative by AFD to map and benchmark the energy consumption in different MSME sub-sectors. The issue also summarizes an intervention by TERI in Rajkot pump set cluster, under a World Bank-DFID-SIDBI supported project, to strengthen the capacities of local business development service (BDS) providers for promoting the BEE Star Labeling Scheme among pump set manufacturers.
This issue carries a profile of the Jamnagar brass cluster. It also presents highlights of the project titled ‘Promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy in selected MSME clusters in India’ initiated by UNIDO with support from GEF and in collaboration with BEE, Ministry of MSME and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. Also featured is a case study on flue gas waste heat recovery in the Howrah galvanizing and wire drawing cluster.
This issue carries profiles of the Ludhiana knitwear cluster and the East and West Godavari refractory manufacturing cluster. Also featured is a case study on implementation of the energy efficient divided blast cupola melting furnace in Howrah foundry cluster.
This issue carries a profile of the Solapur textile cluster; a case study on how, under the long-term project supported by SDC, TERI successfully promoted energy efficient technologies and practices in the Firozabad glass industry cluster; and key features of the project titled ‘Achieving reduction in GHG emissions through advanced energy efficient technology in electric motors’ supported by UNDP, GEF and BEE and implemented by International Copper Promotion Council of India.
Energy conservation in small-scale tea processing units in southern India
This issue carries a profile of the Morbi ceramic cluster. It also highlights key features of the project titled ‘Energy conservation in small-scale tea processing units in southern India’ supported by UNDP with GEF, in which the United Planters Association of South India (UPASI) is a key partner.