Karnataka has recently unveiled its “State Energy Efficiency Action Plan,” signaling a strategic transition from traditional to solar-driven electrification of buildings. The plan underscores the significance of Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) star ratings for buildings, facilitating the incorporation of elements like energy-efficient lighting, HVAC systems, and renewable energy sources. The Action Plan is divided into two components: a 5-year short-term strategy and a long-term plan targeting significant advancements in energy efficiency by 2031. Read Karnataka’s Energy Efficiency Action Plan