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M&M Invests Rs 16 Crore For LED Replacement Programme At Its Manufacturing Plants

The installation of LED lighting, in collaboration with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), is expected to save 20 million units of electricity per annum, claims the automaker in an official statement

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Indian automotive manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has invested Rs 16 crore for LED replacement programme at its 18 manufacturing facilities across the country.

The installation of LED lighting, in collaboration with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), is expected to save 20 million units of electricity per annum, claims the automaker in an official statement.

Technical assistance, cost efficient procurement and project management services for this project across all Mahindra facilities have been provided by EESL.

This association is EESL’s first private sector engagement to promote energy efficient appliances in a working space and is aimed at encouraging private sector to adopt EE appliances.

In addition, energy audits - are being undertaken in 6 manufacturing facilities of Mahindra to explore further energy saving opportunities which include waste heat recovery, energy efficient motors and heating, ventilating & air-conditioning (HVAC) etc.

EESL will also help Mahindra in the training and capacity building of its employees to use the new energy efficient equipment and adopt efficient practice to conserve energy.

Saurabh Kumar, MD, EESL, said, “This partnership marks a very significant step towards promoting an energy efficient lifestyle among corporates and large facilities in India. We look forward to more such collaborations so that they adopt EE appliances that will help them in reducing operational cost through energy savings.” 

Dr Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, said, “As a responsible organization not only have we adopted energy efficient solutions in our manufacturing facilities but have also encouraged our suppliers, dealer partners and employees to do so, to reduce carbon emission for a cleaner, smarter and greener tomorrow”.


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