This year, Nama Group continued to highlight its commitment to the Earth Hour occasion, beneath the theme of ‘Connect to Earth’. The group’s employees, social media bloggers and individuals interested in atmosphere matters had been invited to witness the occasion particular celebration, held at Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) headquarter, a member of Nama Group, on Saturday from eight.30-9.30pm.
During the occasion, lights of OETC creating had been turned off whereas the Earth Hour 2018 logo sample was switched on with solar power. Ali al Kharousi, an Omani promising inventor, held a workshop about the solar energy with an overview of its principle, usage and how it conserves power. Also, Eng Sultan al Rawahi, operational preparing manager at the Load Dispatch Centre, OETC, highlighted the centre’s mechanism to monitor and manage the complete electrical energy transmission network in addition to the indicates to decrease general energy consumption.
It is worth mentioning that Majan Electricity Company (MJEC), a member of Nama Group, took element in the Earth Hour in collaboration with Crowne Plaza, Sohar and Engineering Village. MJEC is keen to emphasise the significance of this occasion in order to educate the public about climate modify resulting from the atmosphere pollution and develop the environmental culture in coming generations.
This participation coincides with the group’s ongoing efforts towards sustainable power saving, spreading environmental awareness, in addition to stopping electrical energy more than-consumption and implementing greatest practices, which assists shield the earth. Also, the group monitored the consumption of electrical energy in all governorates via the calculating program of the actual consumption per hour in the distribution centre in OETC.
All residents and organisations of the sultanate had been invited to shut down non-important electronic devices and lights in the course of the occasion time. As a outcome of the frequent collaboration, around 95,695.42 kilowatts of the electrical energy of saved in this hour, with a percentage of three.three per cent in comparison with the following hour.
Information Source: Muscat Daily