Siemens India has won the Super-Efficient Equipment Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Global Efficiency Medal for its 1LA2 series of low voltage IE3 induction motors, verified by testing of 3.7 kW and 11 kW models. The SEAD initiative is an international collaboration of 16 countries and an initiative under the Clean Energy Ministerial, a global forum to share best practices and promote policies and programmes that encourage and facilitate the transition to a clean energy economy across the world. The Swedish Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications hosted the awards ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland. International dignitaries, including the Ambassador for India to Switzerland and the Consul of Australia, presented the awards at a ceremony.
Siemens´ 1LA2 series of low voltage IE3 induction motors manufactured in India won in the IEC Induction Motor category for the India region as the most efficient motors thereby providing the fastest return on investments to the users.
The SEAD Global Efficiency Medal helps in identifying the world´s most efficient products and enhances buyers´ ability to differentiate and choose among products on the basis of their energy efficiency.