UNIDO launches energy management systems for industries


Staff Reporter


A launch workshop was arranged by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)to mark the beginning of its program on implementation of Energy Management System (EnMS) in Industries. This program, is a part of UNIDO’s flag ship project on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy called Sustainable Energy Initiative for Industries in Pakistan. Under this program UNIDO trained Energy Consulting firms, will carry out EnMS implementations including Energy Audit in 50 industrial units across 10 industrial clusters, enabling in achievement of ISO 50001 based Energy Management Systems.
The EnMS program is covering major industrial regions of Pakistan like Karachi, Nooriabad, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Hub (Balochistan), Hattar (KPK) and others.
Honourable chief guest, Special Assistant to Prime Minister and chairman task force on Energy Reforms, Mr. Nadeem Babar, appreciated the role of UNIDO in launching and supporting renewable energy projects in the industrial sectors of Pakistan. He elaborated the importance of Energy and how the measures of government have resulted in record electricity production in the country but there is still and always be requirement of achieving energy efficiency in the country.
Amir Ashraf Khawaja, Federal Secretary, Ministry of Industries and Production, who the guest of honor appreciated, UNIDO efforts and highlighted the role of ministry in energy conservation and energy efficiency and also assured continuous support in such and other endeavours of UNIDO.