The workshop will continue till Saturday.
Speaking on the occasion, Indrajit Bose, Executive Director, Marketing Division, IOCL said, "Industries should have technology which can use various sources of energy in the present scenario."
He also said that energy conservation is very much dependent on the lifestyle of people and it starts from town planning in particular to country planning in a greater extent.
"To achieve complete sustainable development, we must have a change on our lifestyles and current lifestyle the people are adopting incurs huge wastage of energy," said Bose.
He gave the example of transportation of goods through waterways which is very economical and energy efficient but at present we are unable to utilise the same in an optimum way.
"In IOCL we have to reduce road transport of LPG to 30 percent from 80 percent and we have to increase transportation through pipelines and other efficient ways," said Bose, adding that it will happen by the mid of next year.
P.K.Raychaudhari, Director, PCRA, gave an overview of the energy sector and through statistical data, which revealed that 33 percent of the market is dominated by oil in energy sector whereas renewable energy accounts for 1.58 percent with a annual growth rate of 25 percent in compare to oil sector which is growing at 1.3 percent.
These two days workshop will be deliberate on the issues like Energy Audit, Global Warming, Energy Loss Accounting and Green Buildings among others.
--IBNS (Posted on 28-09-2013)