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Heritage Foods bags energy conservation awards

V Rishi Kumar Hyderabad | Updated on January 22, 2018 Published on December 14, 2015

Heritage Foods Ltd has won National Energy Conservation Awards 2015, both first and second prizes, in the dairy sector from the Union Power Ministry.

Nara Brahmani, Executive Director of Heritage Foods, in a statement said, “We won the awards in the years 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014. While this is an industry record by itself, we have reached a new milestone by winning both the awards this year. We have sustained our efforts towards conservation of energy in our dairy units.”

Piyush Goyal, Power Minister handed over the awards at New Delhi today.

The processing units in Tirupati and Hyderabad are awarded the first and second prizes for effective energy conservation methods, which resulted in substantial energy saving and higher productivity for the energy consumed.

With an investment of Rs 51 lakh at Tirupati unit, the company achieved 25 per cent saving in electrical energy consumption and 28 per cent in fuel consumption amounting to Rs 60 lakh savings.

At the Hyderabad unit, the company invested Rs 86 lakh to achieve 21 per cent saving in electrical energy consumption and 27 per cent savings in fuel consumption amounting to Rs 93.87 lakh savings. The Hyderabad unit meets most of its energy requirement from the energy generated at the solar power plant.

Published on December 14, 2015
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