Udaipur :  Hindustan Zinc’s Zawar Group of Mines receivesPlatinum Award at Apex India Green Leaf Foundation 2022 in Energy Efficiency category. The award acts as a testament to the continuous efforts taken by the organization to protect and preserve energy. Further Strengthening our commitment, several initiatives have been adopted by Zawar group of mines such as optimisation and demand-based scheduling of compressor operations through automation, reduction of power consumption in the mine ventilation system by increasing utilisation of the primary ventilation system, and reticulation of mine electrical power through bore holes to reduce line losses.

On receiving the Award, Mr. Arun Misra, CEO-Hindustan Zinc said, “We are glad to receive the platinum award for our constant efforts on monitoring the energy consumption,implementing energy conservation practices and our commitment towards the reduction of carbon footprint. We have continuously invested in technology and expanded our renewable energy portfolio over the years to make our operations more green, reliable, efficient, and sustainable.

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group subsidiary, is committed to achieve net-zero value-chain emissions by 2050. With a goal of reducing its carbon footprint by 40% and reaching carbon neutrality by 2050, the company intends to transition towards renewable energy for its entire operations and the production of green lead and zinc products.