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ICC’s Green Urja and Energy Efficiency Awards 2022

New Delhi,: With the aim to reward companies engaged in sustainable practices and policies, and encourage others to do the same, the Green Urja and Energy Efficiency Awards, by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), is in its 3rd edition this year. The Indian Chamber of Commerce is one of the most proactive industry associations in the country today, working towards a growth-oriented model for all the key driving sectors of the economy. The last date to apply for the awards is November 7th, 2022.

This year too, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a JV of Public Sector Undertakings under the Ministry of Power, will be evaluating the Green Urja and Energy Efficiency Awards. The jury panel chaired by Mr. Anil Razdan, Chairman ICC National Expert Committee on Energy and Former Secretary, Power, GOI, consists of other eminent members like Mr. Gireesh Pradhan, Former Chairman, CERC; Ms. Neerja Mathur, Former Chairperson, CEA; Mr. KS Popli- Former Chairman and Managing Director, IREDA; Dr. Winfried Damm, Director, Indo-German Energy Program; Mr. Ashvini Kumar- Former Managing Director, Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. and Former Senior Director, Renewable Energy Technologies Division, TERI; Mr. Saurabh Kumar, Energy Expert; Mr. Anil Kumar Choudhary, Head – Operations, EESL.

Mr. Abhishek Gupta, Head(International), EESL, Mr. Girja Shankar, Head(CDP), EESL and Mr. Ajay Raj, AGM(Technical), EESL are in the award evaluation team of the 3rd Edition of Green Urja and Energy Efficiency Awards 2022.

Speaking on the occasion,Mr. Anil Razdan, Chairman Green Urja and Energy Efficiency Awards, Chairman ICC National Expert Committee for Energy & Water and Former Power Secretary, GOI, said, “The development of Renewable Energy and Storage accompanied by Energy Efficiency is the path of sustainable development. India must develop these technologies indigenously in order to maximize the benefits to the economy.  The ICC and EESL would like to be at the forefront of the development and promotion of these technologies.”

 Adding to this, Mr. Nitin Bhatt, Senior Manager (Sales & PR)said, “Energy efficiency is a key driving force in meeting India’s environmental and climate goals. At EESL, we aim to accelerate the adoption of clean energy, increase the integration of renewable energy into the grid, and promote energy efficiency.”

Energy is the cornerstone of development and growth for every society. The use of renewable sources of energy plays a catalytic role in the overall development of a nation. Over the last decade, energy efficiency has shown its immense potential in enhancing energy security and mitigating climate change. In this backdrop, the Green Urja and Energy Efficiency Awards gain even greater significance.

The Green Urja and Energy Efficiency award aims to create a platform for highlighting transparent innovative and sustainable practices, policies, and performances, to inspire and motivate others to adopt the same. It will acknowledge and reward companies in the following categories:

  • Top Solar Park
  • Top RE Manufacturing (Solar/Wind/Battery Storage)
  • Top Financing Institutions for RE & EE
  • Top IPP – Project Development (Solar/Wind/Biomass and Waste to Energy)
  • Innovative Projects and Jury Choice (Optional)
  • Top Industry in RE Consumption
  • Top Industry in EE Deployment
  • Top DISCOM – RE
  • Top DISCOM – EE

Information related to the award application is available on the Indian Chamber of Commerce website. Interested parties can also mail their queries to

A joint venture of NTPC Limited, Power Finance Corporation, Rural Electrification Corporation and POWERGRID, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) was set up under Ministry of Power to facilitate implementation of energy efficiency projects. EESL is a Super Energy Service Company (ESCO) that seeks to unlock energy efficiency market in India, estimated at Rs. 74,000 crore that can potentially result in energy savings of up to 20 per cent of current consumption, by way of innovative business and implementation models. It also acts as the resource centre for capacity building of State DISCOMs, ERCs, SDAs, upcoming ESCOs, financial institutions, etc. To know more, please visit (; also follow us on Twitter:

Founded in 1925, Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the leading and only National Chamber of Commerce having its headquarters in Kolkata. It is one of the most pro-active and forward-looking Chambers in the country today. Some of the most prominent and major industrial groups in India are the members of ICC. ICC’s forte is its ability to anticipate the needs of the future, respond to challenges and enable stakeholders in the economy to benefit from these changes and opportunities. Over the last few years, ICC has emerged as a national Chamber of repute, with offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar, Hyderabad, Agartala, Siliguri, Chennai and Ranchi. By addressing issues of national importance, it continues to function efficiently, and build meaningful synergies among industries and Government.

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