Forbes Marshall Lanka wins Golden Flame Award for energy efficiency improvement

New Delhi: Forbes Marshall has announced receiving the Gold Flame Award in the energy efficiency improvement category in recognition of the contribution made to reduce energy use through energy management efforts.

The Sri Lanka National Efficiency Awards 2018 are instituted by Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority. The ceremony took place under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo on August 21st.

Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Deputy Minister Ajith P Perera, Secretary of the Ministry Dr. B M S Batagoda, Chairman of SLSEA Keerthi Wickremarathne and Director – General Ranjith Sepala were also present at the event.

This award ceremony is organised annually by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy and Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority, with the objective of developing the efficiency of all the sectors related to power and energy, and advancing the usage of renewable energy sources.

Organisations that present successful energy efficiency projects and conduct missions managing energy sources with excellence are recognised at this award ceremony.

The Gold Awards were presented in four categories including progress in energy efficiency, technical assistance in energy efficiency, larger scale hotels and smaller scale productions.

Forbes Marshall, who is leading manufacturer of steam engineering and control instrumentation solutions, for over seventy years is helping the industry save energy, improve process quality and throughput, and run a clean and safe factory.

It is fully owned subsidiary of Forbes Marshall with a presence of over 25 years in Sri Lanka. The company has helped to establish the Steam Engineering Training Centre in University of Peradeniya, which helps train Sri Lankan engineers in energy efficiency.

Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA) is the apex institution established by an act of the Parliament, with the objective of taking Sri Lanka towards a new level of sustainability in energy generation and usage, through increasing indigenous energy and improving energy efficiency within the country. It is also the organisation responsible for promoting renewable energy and sustainable development.