TVS Motor Company won India Green Energy Award 2020. Tamil Nadu-based the Hosur-headquartered two-wheeler giant has been recognized in the category ‘Outstanding Renewable Energy User’ at the Third Edition of India Green Energy Award 2020 by the Indian Federation of Green Energy (IFGE).
Energy conservation can be achieved by optimising equipment efficiency and integrating technology in all the processes at the plant level. At TVS Motor Company, these consistent efforts have ensured that specific power consumption has been reduced by 15 percent and specific fuel consumption has been brought down by 20 percent over the years.
Such focused initiatives towards reducing carbon footprint started in 2013 with reduction of direct emission as the first step, followed by incorporation of renewable energy [wind and solar] towards ideal state image of RE 100. These renewable energy initiatives resulted in a CO2 emission reduction of about 58,812 tons during 2020-21.
Additionally, the company has augmented the 5.9 MW rooftop solar photovoltaic [PV] capacity and invested in wind power of 35 MW in Group Captive Mode. In 2020-21, renewable energy contributed to 84% of overall company power consumption.
TVS Motor Company has undertaken holistic green initiatives across its manufacturing units – zero discharge plants, water recycling, design for recyclability, rainwater harvesting and biodiversity conservation in and around its factories in India.
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