EESL Signs MoU with MECON Limited to Support in Various Energy Efficiency Measures

News Desk, News Nation 360 : Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under the administration of the Ministry of Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MECON Limited, a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Steel of the Government of India. The MoU has been signed to build a strategic partnership to support the implementation of various energy efficiency and resources conservation measures in the steel sector and associated mining industry. Through this partnership, EESL and MECON aim to jointly address solutions such as retrofitting LED lights, deployment of energy-efficient motors (IE3 type) in place of conventional motors and EV transportation with necessary charging infrastructure in the steel Industry. They will also collaboratively work towards the implementation of clean energy initiatives and retrofits, along with products like Super-Efficient AC systems, technology to improve indoor air quality, safety and efficiency in the buildings/facilities across the various sectors including steel industries. At the virtual MoU signing ceremony, Shri. S P Garnaik, Executive Director (Lighting), EESL, said that it has become vital to implement energy efficiency solutions across different sectors in order to move towards a cleaner and greener future. This partnership with MECON is a big step towards tapping the immense potential for energy efficiency, especially in the steel & mining industries. Their expertise in handling the world’s largest energy efficiency portfolio and technical support from MECON will enable considerable energy savings and environmental benefits. EESL and MECON would explore options of implementation of energy-saving opportunities and implement pilot studies on cross-cutting technologies, especially in iron, steel and mining industries. They will also roll out technical training to plant executives on various topics pertaining to Energy Management, Maintenance Management, Water Management and Safety Engineering.

Report : Anustup Kundu