SDG 7 - Affordable And Clean Energy

There are plans and systems put into place by the University for SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy. The various departments work relentlessly to invent ways of creating better energy options and incubation centre Technology Office of Commercializeable Research Based Hatch (TORCH) is a step ahead in providing that platform. Both software engineering and science & technology students delve in experiments and test projects to produce mechanisms which are efficient, reliable and modern.


New Version: ILMA/HR/19-21/ADM/XX60
Policy Created: March 09, 2017
Policy Reviewed: Nov 12, 2022

Aim The primary objective of this policy is to ensure that ILMA University operates sustainably, with a dual focus on reducing energy consumption and environmental responsibility. This policy plays a pivotal role in enabling the university to meet its energy consumption obligations and objectives, providing a strategic framework for the development of energy management solutions.

Scope of Policy This policy encompasses all aspects of energy consumption within the university's campus(es).

Policy Statement

  • Encourage departments to proactively procure energy-efficient appliances and equipment.
  • Evaluate existing systems, activities, and processes with the aim of reducing energy consumption.
  • Mandate the use of energy-efficient equipment in all new construction and major renovation projects.
  • ILMA University is committed to following energy conservation guidelines and policies provided by the Sindh Energy Department and the National Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority (NEECA) in all new renovation and construction endeavors.
  • Incorporate energy efficiency and conservation topics into both undergraduate and postgraduate coursework.
  • Develop an energy-use monitoring program to record actual energy consumption for specific departments, campuses, and buildings.
  • Identify high-energy-use areas within the University in order to establish relevant objectives, targets, and action plans to mitigate energy waste.
  • Provide support for renewable energy and energy efficiency research initiatives and startups that demonstrate feasibility and practicality.
  • Promote educational and outreach efforts related to energy efficiency and innovation.
  • Organize off-campus and on-campus workshops, seminars, and conferences to raise awareness about the imperative need for energy conservation at the local and regional levels.
  • Foster collaborative initiatives with government agencies, community organizations, and businesses to bolster collective energy conservation efforts.
  • In order to ensure successful implementation of this policy, the University will establish benchmarks and measures of success, which will be assessed and updated biennially.

  • Energy Efficiency Plan Phase 1: Solar panels will be systematically installed, with the goal of transitioning each department's electricity consumption to solar-based power generation.

    Phase 2: Wind power generation equipment will be installed to meet the electricity requirements of garden areas and other outdoor lighting on campus.

    Definition Energy Efficiency: This term pertains to the ratio of energy output to energy input, measuring the effectiveness of energy usage.

    Energy Conservation: This refers to the deliberate efforts made to reduce the consumption of energy by employing strategies that minimize the utilization of energy services.

    Events and Projects

    ILMA University proudly announces the successful culmination of its highly anticipated workshop, held on July 2, 2022, dedicated to promoting the paramount importance of energy efficiency and clean energy. This event underscores ILMA University's unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability and its fervent dedication to fostering awareness and eco-conscious practices within the community.

    The workshop provided an illuminating platform for students, faculty, and the general public to delve into the critical significance of energy conservation and the shift towards cleaner, more sustainable energy sources. With renowned experts and thought leaders in the field of sustainability and energy conservation as keynote speakers, participants gained invaluable insights and real-world experiences.

    The significance of this workshop lies in its contribution to addressing climate change and promoting environmental sustainability. By championing energy efficiency and clean energy, ILMA University empowers individuals and communities to make informed choices that will shape a more sustainable and eco-conscious future for all.

    ILMA proudly announces its unwavering commitment to the pledge of sourcing 100% of its energy from renewable sources, marking a significant step towards a sustainable and eco-conscious future. The university has been at the forefront of promoting this pledge at various national forums, including the Higher Education Commission (HEC), , the Sindh Higher Education Commission (SHEC), the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), and other prominent events.

    Underlining its strong dedication to environmental sustainability, ILMA has been a vocal advocate for the adoption of renewable energy practices. The university recognizes the urgency of addressing climate change and the vital role renewable energy plays in mitigating its impacts.

    ILMA is actively engaging with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to encourage similar commitments from other educational institutions across the country. By setting this example, the university aims to inspire a broader movement towards renewable energy adoption within the academic sector.