Energy-Managed Services to Improve Energy Efficiency and Reduce Energy Consumption
East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA - October 31, 2013:
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, today announced that it will deploy an energy management solution across 1,900+ The Home Depot® stores over the next two years. This partnership is in line with The Home Depot’s vision to be an environmentally responsible business and follow sustainable practices in its day-to-day operations.
Wipro will evaluate the energy consumption of Home Depot stores as well as opportunities to implement energy efficiency solutions. Wipro will leverage its analytics-driven energy management platform at its Enterprise Energy Operations Center and integrate building automation systems in existing stores for enhanced monitoring and energy efficiency.
The system has the potential to deliver energy savings to The Home Depot through real- time tracking of energy consumption, higher asset utilization and predictive forecasting of energy consumption.
Upgraded energy management systems for lighting control, daily lighting, high efficiency HVAC units are just a few energy-saving initiatives The Home Depot has implemented in recent years. The company’s vision extends to its customers; customers have saved $740M on utility bills and reduced GHG emissions by 4.8 million tons in 2012 through the sale of Energy Star certified products.
Syed Mansoor Ahmad, Vice President, EcoEnergy, Wipro said, “Wipro has invested in Energy Operations Centers in Atlanta, GA. and Bangalore, and we have plans to scale-up these operations, across the globe. We are proud to have The Home Depot as our customer and are confident that our energy management solution will help achieve their energy consumption reduction goals."
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" – helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of 140,000 serving clients across 57 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.
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