· Underlines the need to generate awareness on unlocking the potential of energy efficiency through Electricity4.0 & Next-Gen Automation
· To devise and implement steps to reduce the carbon footprint and drive sustainability at ELECRAMA 2023
Mumbai, 08 February 2023: Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced that it has been onboarded as the official Sustainability Partner for ELECRAMA 2023, the flagship exhibition of the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA) and the largest congregation of power sector ecosystem in the country. As part of this association, Schneider Electric reinforces its commitment towards a More Electric and More Digital world, which will be the key enabler to a sustainable and resilient future.
Emphasizing the need to bolster decarbonization initiatives and adopt sustainable solutions, Mr. Anil Chaudhry, Zone President, India, and CEO & MD Schneider Electric India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Sustainability is at the heart of Schneider Electric. We empower our customers and partners to bridge progress and sustainability, contributing to the nation’s commitment towards net-zero by 2070. As the largest congregation of electrical and allied industries, Elecrama is a great platform to create awareness about sustainability, energy efficiency and digitization. We are proud to be the Sustainability Partner for Elecrama 2023. We believe that this collaborative journey will spark climate-positive conversations across industry stakeholders. As part of this association, we are looking forward towards launching a report on the ‘Decarbonization path for India during Amrit Kaal’ focusing on the development of India Energy Services & bold steps required to accelerate the path towards sustainability.
Mr Rohit Pathak, President, IEEMA expressed, “India has seen rapid growth over the past decade. We are expecting 8x growth in power consumption by 2047, while 7/8th of the infrastructure is yet to be built along with focus on Net Zero, a large part of this share will be built through renewables and new technologies geared for higher efficiency, reliability, and circularity. For IEEMA, Sustainability is a core theme and we look forward to deepen this engagement with Schneider Electric through various other initiatives of IEEMA.”
Commenting on the partnership, Mr Jitendra Kumar Agarwal, Chairman, ELECRAMA 2023, opined, “We are pleased to announce that Schneider Electric is our sustainability partner for ELECRAMA 2023. This proves that ELECRAMA is already leading the path for the latest happenings in the electrical space.”
Schneider Electric will continue to work with IEEMA to make ELECRAMA a carbon-neutral event by facilitating a carbon footprint measurement process, along with devising and implementing a carbon reduction and offset strategy for the event. The company will also devise various interesting installations and creatives at the event to bring focus on sustainability in an all-electric world.
Schneider Electric believes that the deployment of world-leading processes and energy-efficient technologies would create a positive impact on the environment and society at large. Harnessing the potential of Electricity 4.0 & Next-Gen automation solutions can open new opportunities for the governments and businesses to achieve energy efficiency. As India races towards achieving the goal of net-zero emissions by 2070, the energy sector should take decisive steps to create a sustainable and resilient future.
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