Ruparelia Group’s Speke Resort Munyonyo emerged Winners in the Best Energy Management Practices (Hotels) during the inaugural Energy Management Awards which recently took place at Pearl of Africa Hotel. The hotel also emerged First Runners Up in the service sector.
Speke Apartments and Kabira Country Club, also part of Ruparelia Group, emerged first runners-up under the category of Best Energy Management Practice/Services Sector- Hotels and second runners-up under the category of Best Energy Management Practices-Hotels respectively.
The Energy Management Awards are organised by Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development with support from GIZ, Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) and French Development Agency.
They aim to recognize and reward organizations that have made major and sustainable gains in energy efficiency through the application of modern energy management principles and practices, and in the process made significant energy and cost reductions.
The awards were categorized into five categories: Best Champion of the Year, Best Energy Management Practices, Electricity Savings Award (Industrial Large, Industrial Medium and Industrial Small), Fuel Savings Award (Industrial Large, Industrial Medium and Industrial Small) and Service Sector Award. 27 companies participated including hotels, universities and commercial buildings.