Assignment from

Period of Assignment 2006-2008
Technical Assistance GTZ/ SMEDA/ NPO

The Government of Pakistan and the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has formally started Pakistan–German Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program (REEE) to promote the use of renewable energy resources, particularly in off-grid areas and also to promote energy efficiency in selected sectors of Pakistan industry.

Services of the NEC consultants (Pvt.) Ltd., a leading energy and environmental consulting organization in Pakistan were hired to conduct the detailed energy audits of the selected units.

The overall objective of this project is to review the existing energy consumption practices in the textile industries, identification of key potential energy efficiency and conservation areas and provide detailed recommendations on energy optimization and cost savings.


1. Conduct a general survey of the plant to review the major energy conversion installations, electric motors and machines, and thermal production processes.

2. Collect field data to examine existing energy consumption practices and identify potential energy efficiency and conservation areas.

3.Review alternate possible technologies and assess their suitability under local conditions.

4. Identify and finalize the scope of work for detailed investigations.

5. Investigate the selected technologies in detail and evaluate the saving potentials.

6. Prepare the energy audit report of key findings and recommendations which will serve as implementation guideline to the plant’s management.

7. Present the main findings and recommendations to the industry management in a final oral.