Lanjigarh(Odisha):Vedanta Limited, aluminium and power business Lanjigarh unit has been conferred with the CII National Award 2019 in ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ category.

The unit achieved its best process efficiency in FY19 and registered lowest energy consumption in the refinery’s history. This resulted in the lowest greenhouse gas (GHG) emission in Lanjgarh unit’s history, in the process creating a global benchmark for a coal-fired refinery.

Vedanta, Lanjigarh unit COO Rakesh Mohan said, “The award bears testimony to some of our advanced energy efficiency practices aimed at reducing Specific Energy Consumption (SEC) and cost. Vedanta is committed to uphold sustainable practices in its operationwith the highest energy-efficient standards. We believe our efforts will help us create a sustainable future for our community and environment.”

Vedanta has undertaken digital transformation to create efficiency, productivity, adaptability and sustainabilitiy across the value chain. Vedanta’s Specific Energy Consumption (SEC) has shown a tremendous reduction in the past years after the company implemented several energy saving projects. Some of the notable projects include use of renewable energy resources initiatives that sees utilisation of solar panels to generate electricity and conversion of waste material into fuel through our biogas plant.