Bangalore, India, December 22, 2014: Tata DOCOMO – the unified telecom brand of Tata Teleservices – was awarded the prestigious ET Telecom Award 2014 in the category of Excellence in Energy Management, for reducing the environmental and operational impact of its infrastructure and operations across India. Tata DOCOMO’s “Project Optimus” has successfully slashed carbon footprint across 10,000 sites in India.
Project Optimus helped Tata DOCOMO to achieve an overall reduction across multiple sites by reducing:
- Carbon footprint of over 78874 TCO2
- Grid Power consumption of 46486 MWh
- Diesel consumption by 12725 KL
To meet the overall objective of completely eliminating the requirement in terms of the cost and environmental impact – for air conditioning, Tata DOCMO deployed a mix of innovative solutions which included housing indoor equipment in outdoor cabinets and using outside climate to effect the cooling process.
Speaking on the occasion, Neeraj Dindore – Chief Technology Officer, Tata Teleservices Limited said, “Commitment to climate and to communities is at the core of our business at Tata Teleservices and this recognition is a testimony to the fact that the company has taken steps in the right direction. We are absolutely delighted with the ET Telecom’s recognition as it affirms our faith in the belief that Sustainability and business have to walk together hand in hand.”
The fourth edition of the ET Telecom Awards was held on 5 December 2014 which brought together more than 200 top executives from the telecom fraternity and was held in New Delhi. Instituted in 2011 ET Telecom Awards celebrates excellence for highest standards of innovation, in the telecom sector. The awards follow a very stringent process of evaluation, with 16 award categories including a public poll category.