The Chairman, Indian Federation of Green Energy, India has invited Nominations from all large, medium and small scale industrial/Service Sector companies/organizations and their Units for India Green Energy Awards 2018 to showcase the portfolio of individuals, groups and corporates on green energy initiatives as well to acknowledge the environmental credibility of firms/organizations.
VPT being the front runner in green energy initiatives as per MoS directions has installed 10 MW solar plant near Visakhapatnam Airport area at a cost of Rs 57.5 Crores and put into operation since 17.05.2017. The plant is expected to generate 1.75 MU per year as well as Reduces a carbon foot print to a tune of 68 Lakh Lbs and the present consumption of VPT is 1.2 MU per year, there by the 100% power consumption of VPT is being met from green energy out of 10MW solar plant generation through open access agreements with AP Transco/EPDCL of AP. The remaining excess energy is being offered to VPT lessees as third party sale under the concept of green port initiatives by VPT.
During the award function held on 07.09.2018 at New Delhi, VPT has been adjudged as Winner in “Outstanding Renewable Energy User” under Services Sector in India. The Chief Guest of the function Hon’ble Minister of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, Shri Suresh Prabhu has given away the awards and Sri P.Kamaraju, Superintendent Engineer (Elec) has received the award on VPT behalf.
All are aware that VPT has already been adjudged as the 2nd Cleanest Port in India for consecutive 2 years and apart from the above VPT has also been adjudged 1st Prize in the Industrial category (Public) of AP Greentech Award 2017. VPT has bagged 1st and 2nd prizes in Individual Home Gardens for Chairman Bungalow and Deputy Chairman Bungalow.
The moment has been shared with Chairman, VPT where in Sri M.T Krishna Babu, IAS Chairman VPT has appreciated the whole team Sri PL Harinadh, Deputy Chairman, VPT, Sri R.N.Hari Krishna, CME, Sri PVVP Hari Hararao, DCME, Sri P.Kamaraju SE (Elec), Sri T.Kiran Kumar EXE (Elec) and Sri J.Siva Kumar AE (Elec) on the subject achievement and informed that this is another cap for VPT’s achievements.