For conservation of energy resources in India an Energy Conservation Act, 2001 was enacted, which came into effect in March 2002. It provides measures for efficient use of energy and its conservation. To conserve energy we should:

1. Use more and more of public transport system and less of individual vehicles.

2. Switch off electricity whenever not required.

3. Use power saving devices.


4. Check the power equipments regularly.

5. Emphasise on greater use of non conventional sources of energy.