The Central Government of India, in consultation with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, has come out with a criteria of Energy Intensive Industries and other establishments specified in the Schedule of Energy Conservation Act:

PAT Cycle 1:

  1. Thermal Power Stations – 30,000 metric tonne of oil equivivalent (MTOE) per year and above
  2. Fertilizer – 30,000 metric tonne of oil equivivalent (MTOE) per year and above
  3. Cement – 30,000 metric tonne of oil equivivalent (MTOE) per year and above
  4. Iron & Steel – 30,000 metric tonne of oil equivivalent (MTOE) per year and above
  5. Chlor-Alkali – 30,000 metric tonne of oil equivivalent (MTOE) per year and above
  6. Aluminum – 7,500 metric tonne of oil equivivalent (MTOE) per year and above
  7. Textile – 3,000 metric tonne of oil equivalent (MTOE) per year and above
  8. Pulp & Paper – 30,000 metric tonne of oil equivalent (MTOE) per year and above
  9. Railways – electric traction Sub-Section(TSS),diesel loco shed, Production units and Workshops of Indian Railways having total annual energy consumption of 30,000 MTOE or more under Ministry of Railways (as per table)

Though Railways is excluded from the first cycle of PAT Scheme.

PAT Cycle 2:

During the second PAT Cycle, the criteria for designated consumer has been changed to bring in more companies under the ambit of the PAT Scheme. The new criteria to be considered as designated consumer in PAT Cycle 2 are as follows: