Karnataka gets its own Energy Calculator

British High Commissioner to Delhi Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG called on Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy today (9th August) and held bilateral discussion about mutual cooperation in various sector. On this occasion Chief Minister launched Karnataka 2050 Energy calculator , a web tool developed in association with UK and greeted the British Council scholarship winners. DH Photo

Karnataka on Thursday became the fourth Indian state to get an energy calculator developed by the UK.

Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy launched the Karnataka State Energy Calculator 2050, a first-of-its-kind web-enabled tool that promises to help the government attain energy security and, plan projects in the sector.

The KSEC 2050 has been developed on the lines of the India Energy Security Scenario 2047 calculator created by Niti Aayog and supported by British High Commission. The tool was first developed by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change.

Karnataka’s energy calculator has been developed to suit the state’s needs. “The tool will help the state track energy usage and carbon footprint. Karnataka now joins Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Assam that have their own energy calculator. The tool is getting ready for Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu,” British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith is quoted as having said in a released issued by the Chief Minister’s Office.

Kumaraswamy also congratulated 15 female students from Karnataka who are among 100 female students from India selected to receive full-funded scholarships to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects for an entire year at UK’s institutions. The scholarships are part of the British Council’s celebration of its 70th anniversary in India.

 

 

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