Central Electronics Limited (CEL) gets highest green certification (Platinum)

Central Electronics Limited (CEL) gets highest green certification (Platinum)
News Delhi:- Central Electronics Limited has received Platinum certification under Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Green Existing Buildings, Operation & Maintenance rating system.
IGBC is the authority for certification of green buildings in the country. This certificate is given for existing building which meet best in class, Green Standards, including Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation, Waste Management and conservation of overall resources, while at the same time providing a comfortable and conducive environment to the building inhabitants.
Central Electronics Limited (CEL) is a Public Sector Undertaking under the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. CEL is pioneer in the country in the area of Solar Photovoltaics, with the distinction of having manufactured India’s First Solar Cell in 1977, India’s First Solar Panel in 1978 and installed India’s first solar power plant in 1992 as well as a number of other “firsts” to its credit.
Dr. Nalin Shinghal, CMD said that CEL has made numerous efforts for achieving highest level of energy efficiency on the campus and presently has 1.3 MW Solar PV generating capacity on campus, meeting more than 50% of total its energy requirement from renewable energy.
CEL took up the project for Green Certification of its Administrative Area under which number of initiatives were taken including making the Administrative complex energy positive as well adoption of a range of Green practices. Platinum Certificate is the highest level of achievement under the Green Certification Scheme.

Author: sarkarimirror