17 organisations, individuals receive award for reducing energy use

17 organisations, individuals receive award for reducing energy use

They received the accolades at the Energy Efficiency National Partnership Awards 2016 ceremony from Minister of Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli.

SINGAPORE: A total of 17 organisations and individuals were recognised at the Energy Efficiency National Partnership Awards 2016 on Tuesday (Oct 4) for their efforts in reducing energy use.

The recipients include companies from industries such as petrochemicals, electronics and food manufacturing. For example, the German Centre for Industry & Trade managed to reduce its energy bills by S$177,692 per year after rolling out energy efficiency measures such as installing energy-efficient LED lighting.

The National Institute of Education and Saint Andrew's Junior College also received awards under the “Best Energy Efficiency Practices in the Public Sector” category.

They received the accolades from Minister of Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli at the Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability.

Now into its sixth year, the awards are organised by the National Environment Agency, the Economic Development Board and the Energy Market Authority.

Source: CNA/am

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