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Perform, Achieve & Trade Scheme


Designated Consumers, as notified under the Energy Conservation Act, 2001, account for 25% of the national gross domestic product (GDP) and about 45% of commercial energy use in India. Since year 2000, industrial GDP has been growing at the rate of 8.6% annually, whereas energy use in industry is growing at a comparatively lower growth rate of 5.8%. The lower rate of growth of industrial energy use can be attributed to many reasons. It has been observed that in recent years, industry has been choosing state-of-the-art technologies, which are more energy-efficient. Also, there have been many in-house efforts made by the industry to become more energy-efficient. In order to further accelerate as well as incentivize energy efficiency, the Perform Achieve and Trade (PAT) mechanism has been designed.


PAT is a market based mechanism to enhance cost effectiveness of improvements in energy efficiency in energy-intensive large industries and facilities, through certification of energy savings that could be traded. The genesis of the PAT mechanism flows out of the provision of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001, hereinafter referred to as the Act. Section 14 (e) of the Act empowers the Central Government to notify energy intensive industries, as listed out in the Schedule to the Act, as Designated Consumers (DCs). The Ministry of Power (MoP) has notified industrial units and other establishments consuming energy more than the threshold in 9 sectors namely Thermal Power Plants, Fertilizer, Cement, Pulp and Paper, Textiles, Chlor-Alkali, Iron & Steel, Aluminum and Railways in March, 2007 as DCs.

 List of Designated Consumers in Uttarakhand 

S. No.




Centaury Pulp and Paper, Lalkua, Distt. Nainital, Uttarakhand

Pulp & Paper


Shree Shyam Pulp and Board Mills Ltd.,

Kashipur, L.S. Nagar, Uttarakhand

Pulp & Paper