Definition of Energy Audit under the Energy Conservation Act, 2001
As per the Energy Conservation Act, 2001, an energy audit is elaborates as "a verification, monitoring and analysis of use of energy involving submission of a technical report holding recommendations for improving energy efficiency along with cost advantages analysis and an action plan to decrease energy consumption."
Energy accounting gives us a overall picture of energy availability and its use. Energy audit helps us in analyzing the data in a systematic and significant manner to evolve appropriate measures to
- Introduce checks and balances in the system for decreasing leakages and losses; and
- Achieve technical performance.