On May 24, 2016, the award ceremony "Energy management in industry and buildings in 2015" was officially held at the hall of the General Department of Energy, Hanoi. Attending the ceremony were representatives of the General Department of Energy - Ministry of Industry and Trade; representatives of the Ministry of Construction; Science and Technology Association, Economical and Efficient Use of Energy of Vietnam; and representatives of Hanoi authority and the award winners.
Mr. Nguyen Khac Tho - Deputy General Director of Energy Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade
Making a speech at the opening ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Khac Tho - Deputy General Director of Energy Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade, said: "Within the framework of the national target program on Economical and Efficient Use of Energy, the implementation of energy management in industry and the building is an annual contest which was held for the first time in 2010. The contest aims at promotingand encouraging the enterprises to make investment into high-tech, innovative technology, energy efficiency; to increase business efficiency toward an environmentally friendly "green" economy.
At the ceremony, the organizerawarded 16 units which have the prize winning works, including the first prize for the units: Binh Duong Telecommunications Transactions Center; Phuc Dat Hotel Company Ltd.; JSC Livestock C.P. Vietnam; Ben Tre Aquatic Food Production and Trade Company; Vietnam FCC Company Limited.
The first prize winners
As it is reported, in 2015, the contest attracted nearly 100 industrial enterprises and buildings all over the country to participate. Under the contest regulations, the organizers have selected 40 units for judgment within 2 award systems: Energy Efficiency Management and Energy Management with Creativity and Uniqueness. There are 403 energy-saving projects under implementation of the units, with a total of 23,060 TOE equivalent to nearly VND 435 billion of savings, a decrease of 86,800 tons of CO2 emissions during the 3-year life cycle of the project.
Through 6 years of the recurrent event, the contest attracts nearly 600 businesses across the country to participate. The businesses have realized 2,115 energy-saving projects, saving over 116,000 TOE, equivalent to VND 2.470 billion of savings, reduction of 381,700 tons of CO2 emissions in the 3-year life cycle of the project.
Here are some photos of the award ceremony in the morning of May 24, 2016:
Condolence Prize Winners
The Second Prize Winners
Representatives of JSC Livestock C.P. Vietnam; Ben Tre Aquatic Food Production and Trade Company in their introduction into typical energy efficiency solutions.