Thoothukudi, Oct 12:Sterlite Copper has bagged Excellent Energy Efficient Unit Award during the 16th National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2015 in Metal Sector by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre, Hyderabad. Efficient Management of available energy resources has been one of the major thrust areas of Vedanta Group’s operations across the world.
The awards have been instituted to recognize and honour “Excellence” in Energy Management as well as to create an opportunity to share best practices and technologies adopted. A panel of judges evaluated companies on the basis of the presentations made on the implementation of Energy Conservation and Management activities. It is noteworthy that 247 companies from various sectors such as paints, refineries, power, paper, automobile, steel, cement and building category applied for this competition.
The award was in recognition to the Sterlite Copper’s excellence in reduction of specific energy consumption, its proximity towards global best in specific energy consumption, innovation in identifying and implementing energy saving projects, methodology adopted during the implementation, proven efforts taken by the company to sustain the savings and utilization of waste materials.
Sterlite Copper officials Mr Anup Deo, Manager – Smelter, Mr R Deepanraj, Associate Manager – Asset Optimization and Mr Vujji Jagadeesh, Associate Manager – Environment, received this prestigious award from Mr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency in a function organised at Hyderabad.
Photo Cut – Line: Sterlite Copper officials Mr Anup Deo, Mr R Deepanraj and Mr Vujji Jagadeesh receiving the CII Excellent Energy Efficient Unit Award from Mr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency.
Vedanta Limited (Vedanta Ltd) is a diversified natural resources company, whose business primarily involves exploring and processing minerals and oil & gas. The Company produces oil & gas, zinc, lead, silver, copper, iron ore, aluminium and commercial power and has a presence across India, South Africa, Namibia, Ireland, Australia, Liberia and Sri Lanka.
Vedanta Ltd is the Indian subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, a London-listed company. Sustainable Development is at the core of Vedanta’s strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety and environment and on enhancing the lives of local communities. Vedanta Ltd is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India, and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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