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Hitachi to build energy-saving infrastructure for AIIMS

LiveMint logoLiveMint 30-03-2017 PTI

New Delhi: Japanese consumer durables firm Hitachi on Thursday said it will build an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) based infrastructure for AIIMS to reduce the hospital’s power consumption by 30%.

Hitachi Ltd and Hitachi India have been entrusted the implementation of ICT-based green hospital demonstration project at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO), the company said in a statement.

As part of the project, Hitachi will install a new photo-voltaic power generation facility, update existing facilities, and build a system to control and monitor the status of energy consumption of the hospital.

“In addition, Hitachi will accelerate electronic management of medical image data by introducing energy-saving IT equipment,” the statement said.

The demonstration project is aimed at reducing the hospital’s power consumption by 30%.

The ICT platform infrastructure will control and promote efficient energy consumption and clinical efficiency, thereby improving overall hospital operations, the company said.

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