Ambay Valley, the first planned Hill City of Independent India which always believed in achieving new heights and setting new trends, has now become India’s first city to receive ‘ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management System Certifications’. The ISO certification has been awarded to Ambay Valley for its energy management systems and its endeavors of environment conservation especially at the time when the country is striving to achieve round the clock power supply for everyone. The certification is a testimony of Ambay Valley’s robust energy management system (EnMS) to use energy more efficiently.
The luxurious Ambay Valley City spread over ten thousand acres is being developed as an integrated Hill City by Sahara India Pariwar. This unique and self-contained City is surrounded by the picturesque Sahayadri range and offers a superior lifestyle along with essential infrastructures such as a hospital, school, airport and shopping facilities. The City comprises of high-end villas, condominiums, a 18 hole championship golf course which was recently awarded ‘Best International Golf Course’, a town plaza, a community centre and the world’s tallest multimedia fountain show. The City has a dedicated airport. Under the hood, Ambay Valley City is powered by a dedicated power plant that guarantees 24 hours of power supply, a well planned professional security system, IT & Communication network, a well-designed and modern water treatment and solid waste & sewerage treatment systems & networks and a state of the art water treatment plant. These utilities combined ensure a smooth and uninterrupted 24/7 operation.
Before awarding the prestigious ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management System certification to Ambay Valley City Ltd., auditing firm M/S RINA carried out various audit to examine the energy management systems adopted by the Ambay Valley City for its operations. In an event held at Sahara Star Mumbai ISO 50001:2001 Certificate awarded to Mr. Vivek Kumar – CEO Ambay Valley City & Hotel Sahara Star by Mr. Thomas Alocious Fernandez, Country Head of auditing firm M/s RINA.
Speaking on the Occasion Mr. Vivek Kumar – CEO Ambay Valley City & Hotel Sahara Star said, ““It is a matter of great pride for us to become India’s first city to receive ISO 50001:2011 certification for energy use and environment conservation. We at Ambay Valley City continuously strive to integrate energy management to improve quality that in turn helps us in environmental management. We always believe in achieving new heights and setting new trends this is yet another major milestone achieved by Ambay Valley City and showcase of our commitment to make Ambay Valley City as life’s finest abode, especially when we are already the proud recipient of two International Certifications • ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System • OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health & Safety Systems.”
As committed to the energy policy to optimize the use of Renewable Energy Sources, at Ambay Valley City the reduction in the Electricity Consumption in the last four months is approx. 2200 MWh (22 Lac Units). This accounts for a reduction in approx. 1900 tons of Carbon Dioxide per annum. Implementation of the ISO 50001:2011 EnMS system is a very helpful in reduction of the Green House Gas (GHG) emission and will also make positive contributions towards reducing depletion of energy resources and mitigating worldwide effects of energy use, such as global warming.