Energy Project of the Year 2018 Green Parliament of Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Islamabad, November 08, 2018 (PPI-OT): Former Speaker National Assembly Mr. Ayaz Sadiq presented the Green Parliament Award to the Speaker National Assembly Mr. Asad Qaiser and Deputy Speaker, Mr. Muhammad Qasim Khan Soorifor being awarded with “Energy Project of the Year 2018” by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), during 2018 World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA on 16th October, 2018. Former Deputy Speaker, Mr. Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Syed Naveed Qamar MNA and Project Manager, Mr. Shahid Shoukat was also present while presenting this award.

The Speaker Mr. Asad Qaiser expressed his delight and gave the credit of the award to the Former Speaker, Mr. Ayaz Sadiq, for carrying out such remarkable achievement. He further said that this is excellent step in the energy sector and it should be publicized in best national interest.

The award recognizes the project that has achieved prominence in promoting energy conservation approach and opting the renewable solar energy for sustainable development. Green Parliament project was presented with this award for its “first-of-a-kind approach” for its remarkable achievement/milestone in the shape of Green Parliament.

Parliament House of Pakistan got the distinction to be the World’s first largest Green legislative by taking comprehensive energy conservation measures as a “first fuel”, implementation of energy management system (EnMS) and shifting on renewables energy. These measures helped to curtail more than one half of overall usage of electrical as well as gaseous energies in the building and cut the annual energy usage form 35723728.3 kWh to 10832995.7 kWh and saved 59260606.03 kWh equivalent to 220.68 million PKR saving so far besides a saving of capital investment of around 1.02 billion. It also drastically reduced around 30429.64 tons of CO2 emissions so far, which is equivalent to 1.38 million trees planted and 10639.73 tons of coal burn.

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National Assembly of Pakistan
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National Assembly Secretariat,
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Islamabad – Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9221082-83
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