Tata and EESL Partnership Allows Company to conserve more energy and deliver more to boost clean environment and promote efficiency in every regards
Tata and EESL has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to achieve energy saving and resource conservation by implementing various energy efficiency initiatives across the company’s manufacturing facilities in India. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), meanwhile, under the administration of Ministry of Power, Government of India, is working towards mainstreaming energy efficiency and is implementing the world’s largest energy efficiency portfolio in the country.
The energy efficiency programme will be implemented in Tata Motors’ manufacturing plants located at Pantnagar (Uttarakhand), Lucknow & Pune in the first phase, and will be later extended to other facilities. EESL will undertake the complete upfront investment for the energy efficiency programme, with zero investment from Tata Motors. The overall implementation period for the programme will be two years.
Key Highlights of the MoU between TML and EESL:
Diagnostic Studies & Pilot Projects
Energy audits for selected plant facilities to identify avenues for energy saving in electrical and thermal utilities
Water audits to identify areas/means to reduce specific water consumption
Pilot studies on Cross-Cutting technologies like
Tri-generation or VAM system for existing chiller based AC installation
Waste Heat Recovery System
Fuel switching: Electrical to Gas, Conventional to non-conventional
Implementation of Energy Efficiency Projects through innovative financial models
Installation/distribution of LED Lights and Energy Efficient appliances (Fans and/or Air Conditioners) across the facilities of TML, and supply-chain entities
Installation of energy efficient motors (IE3 type) in place of conventional motors
Installation of Smart Meters
Capacity Building & Training
Technical training to plant executives on various topics pertaining to Energy Management, Maintenance Management, Water Management and Safety Engineering
Create cadre of energy professionals i.e. certified energy managers and auditors
Facilitation in Certification and Recognition: National Energy Conservation Award, Green Building etc.