• Furnish report of energy consumption to the Designated Authority of the State as well as to BEE (section 14(k)).
  • Designate or appoint an Energy Manager who will be in-charge of submission of annual energy consumption returns of the Designated Agencies and BEE (section 14 (l)).
  • Comply with the energy conservation norms and standards prescribed under section 14 (g) of the Act.
  • Purchase Energy Saving Certificates (ESCerts) for compliance to section 14 (g) in the event of default. The Act has been amended with the addition of new sub-section 14A to enable this and section 14A(2) allows such trading. EScerts are defined by adding a new sub-section 2(ma).
  • Monitoring and Verification of compliance by Designated Energy Auditors (DENA) which will be prescribed the Government/ BEE under section 14A/13 (p) of the Act.
  • Excess achievement of the target set would entail issuance of ESCerts under section 14A(1).
  • Penalty for non-compliance being Rs. 10 lakhs and the value of non-compliance measured in terms of the market value of tones of oil equivalent by inserting a new section 26(1A).
  • BEE to be the overall regulator and dispute resolution agency and Energy Efficiency Service Ltd. (EESL) to be the process manager.