Hotel Chain Giant Oberoi Group teams up with EESL to reduce its Carbon Footprint

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EESL will help the Oberoi group to implement energy efficient initiatives, including clean energy systems across its properties and will help reduce the hospitality group’s overall carbon footprint and strengthern its energy conservation efforts.

The Oberoi Group MD and CEO Vikram Oberoi said “Sustainability is at the core of our ethos at The Oberoi Group. It has always been our endeavour to identify and implement innovative, ecological solutions across our hotels and businesses. Several of our hotels are powered by renewable sources and are supplemented with energy efficient measures which have progressively reduced our carbon footprint. Our partnership with EESL further strengthens our commitment towards the planet and our vision of providing sustainable luxury experiences to our guests.”

EESL executive vice-chairman Saurabh Kumar said: “Energy efficiency is becoming central to sustainable growth of businesses. EESL has pioneered energy efficiency improvement across India and empowered millions of people through its innovative schemes. Our partnership with The Oberoi Group stands testament to the exemplary vision and progressive approach of a hospitality leader in joining the forces of achieving sustainable development of the country.”A JV of NTPC, Power Finance Corporation, Rural Electrification Corporation and POWERGRID, EESL was set up under the Union power ministry to facilitate implementation of energy efficiency projects.