Tata Motors Bags 3 Awards at National Energy Conservation Award 2020

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Tata Motors has bagged the National Energy Conservation Award (NECA) 2020 for its energy conservation measures

Tata Motors has announced that it has bagged the prestigious National Energy Conservation Award (NECA) 2020 for its energy conservation measures, instituted by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). 

The company’s Jamshedpur, Lucknow and Pantnagar plants won ‘First Prize’, ‘Second Prize’ and ‘Merit Award’, respectively, in the category of Automotive (Manufacturing) Sector, at an event held virtually. The award ceremony took place in the presence of Raj Kumar Singh, Minister of State (Power, New & Renewable Energy).

Ajoy Lall, Vice President – Operations, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors said, “At Tata Motors, we are extremely delighted to have received this award from Bureau of Energy Efficiency. We have consciously engrained sustainability in every aspect of our business by stretching ourselves to adopt more meaningful ways to reduce our impact on the planet, while still delivering exciting products and sustainable solutions to our customers. We have always been conscious of the need to conserve energy in our Manufacturing Plants – which leads to – Increased energy efficiency & reduced carbon emissions, which are further supported by utilisation of higher levels renewable energy. These awards reflects the ongoing efforts of all Tata Motors employees to make our facilities greener and more energy-efficient.”

Recently, Tata Motors Plants also received national awards for excellence in energy management at the CII’s Energy Efficiency Conference and Exposition in August 2020. Awards included “National Energy Award 2020” and “Excellent Energy Efficient Unit.”

In December 2020, the firm had announced that its flagship electric vehicle, the Nexon EV, had surpassed the 2000 sales milestone. The firm stated that in over 10 months, since launch, the sales of the Nexon EV reached 2200 units as of November 2020, indicating the rapid demand for the EVs in the personal car segment.

After rolling out its 1000th Nexon EV in August this year, the car clocked in another 1000 sales units in a record time of 3 months (Sept-Nov 2020). With its compelling value proposition, the firm stated that, the Nexon EV has emerged as the best-selling electric vehicle in India. Currently, Tata Motors is leading the EV segment with a 74 percent market share.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.