1st Edition

Implementing Energy Efficiency in Industries

By GC Datta Roy Copyright 2025
    168 Pages 56 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book focusses on designing, implementing, and verifying performance of energy efficiency and conservation (EE&C) projects in relevant industries from a practitioner’s perspective. Various techniques and approaches are presented using case studies collated from the author’s notes from about four decades of working in process industries and two decades as international sustainable energy consultant.


    • Provides a broad overview of the main issues in implementing energy efficiency in industries.
    • Focusses on implementation issues-technical, financial and employee engagement.
    • Includes comparative evaluation of ESCO performance contract implementation.
    • Charts out energy efficiency journey, developing long-term goals and short-term activities.
    • Includes case studies related to energy efficiency in energy intensive large industries.

    This book is aimed at professionals in energy engineering, industry, efficiency, and policy.

    1. Introduction 2. Fundamentals Of Energy Efficiency And Conservations 3. Energy Intensive Industries 4. Discovery Of Opportunities-Audit and Diagnostics 5. Implementation Of Retrofit Projects 6. Measurement And Verification Of Project Performance 7. Employee Engagement For Sustainability 8. Conclusion


    GC Datta Roy graduated with honours in electrical engineering from Jadavpur University, India in 1965.  He was awarded Ph.D. by BITS, Pilani, India in 1996. He is also alumnus of the Executive Programme of Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, USA in 1990. He had undergone intensive trainings in energy efficiency and conservations including in cogeneration with the then Swiss MNC Brown Boveri & Co in Switzerland in 1970 and energy efficiency and conservation with Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), Japan in 1980. He has over four decades of experience in the energy intensive Manufacturing sector followed by another two decades of Consulting in the domains of energy efficiency and renewable energy. As a CEO and later as an advisor of a leading ESCO, he has been involved in providing policy advisory services as well as implementation services for large number of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in the industrial and commercial sectors in many countries including Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, France, China, Ghana, India, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Singapore, Spain, Sudan, UAE and USA. Contribution of Dr. Datta Roy in the energy efficiency domain has been globally recognised by conferring of several awards such as ‘Recognition certificate’ from IPMVP (Currently known as EVO), USA, 2007, ‘Recognition certificate’, Dubai Energy Forum, Government of UAE, 2010, ‘Energy Professional Developer of the year’ by India chapter of AEEE, USA in 2010 and as ‘Sustainability leader of the year’ by Parivartan Sustainability Outlook in 2012. Widely travelled, he has published large number of articles in industry journals and magazines and made presentations in many conferences across the globe.