Rourkela: The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) of SAIL has received the prestigious Encon Award for excellence in energy conservation. The Award is being presented by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Eastern Region.

RSP senior manager B P Pandey and assistant manager of energy management department Himanshu Mishra received the at the CII Energy Conclave held in Kolkata, last week .


               Notably, RSP has been making relentless efforts to improve its techno-economics with special thrust on specific energy consumption. As a result of this the Specific Energy consumption has reduced from 6.498 Giga Calorie per Tonne of Crude Steel (GCal/TCS) in 2015-16 to   6.259 GCal /TCS in 2018-19. The Plant has set a target of achieving Specific Energy consumption of 6.0 GCal/TCS, which will have a substantial positive impact in the fields of cost reduction and environment management. The award has further motivated the RSP collective to scale new peaks.