INDIACSR News Network
KORBA (Chhattisgarh) : BALCO- Plant 2 has received National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2013 for Energy Efficient Unit in general category organized by CII on 19-20 Aug’13 at Hyderabad. Mr. Mehfooz Ahmed, AGM, CPP-1 and Mr. Sujit Mathew, Manager, Pot room received the award from Mr. Ajay Mathur, Head, Bureau of Energy Efficiency. Dr. Naushad Forbes, Chairman, Energy Efficiency Council and Mr. L.S. Ganapati, Chairman, National Award for Excellence in Energy Management-2013 were present in the function.
The award focuses on the trend of reduction in specific energy consumption, its proximity towards global best in Specific energy consumption, innovation in identifying and implementing energy saving projects, saving achieved, methodology adopted during the implementation, proven efforts taken by the company to sustain the savings.
The best 33 amongst 242 companies applied for Energy Award program were selected for the award.
Balco has been implemented several energy saving projects under the guiadance of Mr. Deepak Prasad, Head, Plant-2. The Endeavour of Mr. Prasad and his team has increased the productivity and made the plant energy efficient.
Mr. Ramesh Nair, CEO, Balco has congratulated Mr. Prasad and his team for the achievement. Energy and water are two areas we need to focus more severely and attain world benchmarks in efficiency. More than the cost it is a statement of our commitment to the nature, said Mr. Nair.