Essar Power Gujarat (EPGL), which owns and operates the 2X600 MW coal-based thermal power plant at Salaya, has won two awards at CII’s 17th National Award for Excellence in Energy Management. The awards were handed over at a ceremony held on 24 August 2016 in Hyderabad.
EPGL won the highest category award for Excellent Energy Efficient Unit. This puts it on par with power sector stalwarts like NTPC, Tata Power and Vedanta.
EPGL won the award for its relentless and aggressive efforts in the field of energy efficiency, and for the various innovative energy conservation measures undertaken at the plant in the last four years. The company also won the sole award for Most Useful Presentation among 11 contenders.