ISO 50001: Energy Management System

Energy makes up a considerable portion of the cost of goods and services of any organization. Apart from the economic cost, energy use has considerable effect on the environmental performance of an entity. An organization cannot influence the energy cost or govt. policies, but can certainly influence the way energy is used. Systematic energy management can help in maximizing benefit from existing energy related assets.

Energy Management Best Practice
Energy Analysis
• Past & present data • Baseline determination • Future energy use prediction • Setting obectives and targets

Awareness & Competency
• Awareness training • Competency mapping • Training need identification • Addressing training need of individuals

Monitoring & Measurement
• Develop energy measurement plan • Ensure data management • Determine EnPI and monitoring schedule • QA/QC of data

Operational Control
• WI/SOP for significant processes • Ascertain improvement plans • Implement energy consideration in purchase

Energy Management
Values added by the standard:  Promotes practices energy management

Process Flow for EnMS

 Improves ability to benchmark, monitor & assess improvement vis-a-vis current state of affairs  Promotes efficient technologies and over all energy efficiency  Significant savings and protection against future energy hikes  Provides framework for greening of supply chain through inclusion of energy performance during procurement process  Aligns with corporate policy on sustainability Why a separate energy management standard?  Specific focus on energy; energy efficiency achieved by way energy is managed rather than by retrofits and modifications  An opportunity to integrate energy management into business process  PDCA model has been successful in implementing management systems for Quality, Health and Safety

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