Cummins Inc. of Columbus, Ind., won the 2016 Award of Excellence in Energy Management from the Clean Energy Ministerial, a high-level global forum that promotes policies and programs to advance clean energy. CEM energy ministers presented the award to Jennifer Rumsey, vice president and chief technical officer of Cummins Inc. at the annual CEM meeting in San Francisco on June 2.
Also at CEM, Cummins joined the Energy Management Campaign, which is an effort of CEM and the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation to spur international collaboration with a goal of 50,001 global certifications by 2020. Cummins’ commits to achieve ISO 50001 certification at a total of 40 sites by 2020. These 40 sites represent 90 percent of Cummins’ energy footprint.
“To meet the world’s energy, environmental and economic challenges, we must improve how we manage energy on a global scale,” Rumsey said. “Cummins is committed to energy efficiency in our facilities and throughout our supply chain as well as through our product innovations. We are honored to join the Energy Management Campaign because we believe structured energy management and aggressive goals are key to making progress in global energy efficiency.”
The award is part of the CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards program and is managed by CEM’s Energy Management Working Group, which includes representatives from Australia, Canada, Chile, China, the European Commission, Finland, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, and the United States. To enter the awards program, Cummins developed and submitted a detailed case study describing its experiences and results using ISO 50001 at nine of its global sites.