Black Belt Delivers Blow to Energy Waste in Thirvullar, India

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Black Belt Delivers Blow to Energy Waste in Thirvullar, India

Facility team reduces overall power consumption, avoids 3,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions
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CAMPAIGN: Caterpillar's 2014 Sustainability Report

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6 Sigma Black Belt Maheswaran Govindan served as project lead and change agent for a major electric power conservation project at Caterpillar in Thiruvallur, India. The team used statistical modeling and analysis to identify opportunities to reduce the facility’s overall power consumption. The results were dramatic. By the end of 2014, these initiatives had already avoided 3,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions and saved the plant more than $234,000.

Read more in the 2014 Sustainability Report.

Keywords: 6 Sigma | Energy | CO2 Emissions | CSR Reports | Caterpillar Inc. | Energy Efficiency | Energy Waste | India | Power Consumption | Research, Reports & Publications | energy conservation

CAMPAIGN: Caterpillar's 2014 Sustainability Report

CONTENT: Article

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