Danfoss in pact with NPC to promote energy efficiency

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Continuing its effort towards Skilling India, Danfoss Industries, a leading player in the climate and energy space, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Productivity Council (NPC) to leverage common facilities for training in the area of energy efficiency, work towards improving course modules and further on energy audit support on a case to case basis.

“NPC and Danfoss India have been working together in the areas of improving energy efficiency and have prepared energy efficiency curriculum for energy auditors and have worked with trainees from public sector undertakings. In the wake of India’s commitment to the UN towards achieving climate justice by lowering carbon emissions, it is pertinent that its ambitious development oriented intiatives such as Smart Cities and Make in India are backed by technically sound skilled workforce who are trained to do more with less- in effect be more efficient in their resource utilisation that can ensure progressive development that is also sustainable,” a company statement said.

Under the agreement, NPC and Danfoss India will utilize the training facilities for developing practical and theoretical training for improving energy efficiency. The energy efficiency modules will be specifically designed towards but not limited to refrigeration, air conditioning and industries covered under the PAT modules of Bureau of Energy Efficiency, among others.

The MoU will enable both signatories to share experiences and relevant information on energy efficiency and ways to implement them across sectors specifically focusing on RAC and other energy consuming divisions in energy intensive industries, the statement said.

“Danfoss is dedicated to solving India’s energy conundrum through industry collaborations and energy efficient solutions and this partnership is testament of that,” Danfoss India president Ravichandran Purushothaman said.

Commenting on the partnership, NPC director general Harbhajan Singh said: “Being mutual knowledge partners, NPC and Danfoss India will collaborate with an integrated approach for developing skilled workforce in India through curriculum development, demand driven course development and development of teaching methodologies and training/capacity building.”

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