- Enel Green Power won the Environmental Award for the sustainable construction site model in Kafireas wind complex
- Achieving 1.500.000-manhours without accident during Kafireas construction has taken the first position in the category “Renewable Energy Sources”
- Totally, Enel Green Power has won - five different awards so far in 2020, confirming that human capital and protection of the environment are company’s core priorities
Athens, June 30, 2020 – Enel Green Power won four awards for 2020 in the 7th Health & Safety Awards competition. More specifically, the company has been awarded for the environmental management in Kafireas wind project, took the 1st place in the category “Renewable Energy Sources” for health & safety measures and the 2nd place for the road safety and the mobile emergency response unit during the construction of it. Those awards happened only few months after the completion of Kafireas, the biggest wind complex in Greece, confirming that it is a state-of-art renewable project in Greece.
Nikolaos Skandalis, Head of HSEQ Europe at Enel Green Power, said:
“It is great pleasure and honor that our actions are being recognized and thus awarded at the H&S awards 2020. Especially this year, the awards are of great importance, since the health and safety of everybody is at stake due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Based on Enel’s values of -proactivity, responsibility, innovation and -trust we planned and implemented our initiatives that led to 1.500.000 -manhours with no single accident during the -construction of - Kafireas project. Sustainable construction is one of the foundations in which the company was build upon. There can be no sustainable growth without safe and healthy people in the center of it.”
Health and Safety Awards is an annual event that has been taking place for the last six years. It is one of the most important and recognized business events in Greece, rewarding excellence and best practices in Health & Safety management in the workplace by businesses, organizations, agencies and service providers.
Enel Green Power is already a leading owner and operator of 57 renewable plants in 24 Greek prefectures with total installed capacity of 464MW, of which 354MW comes from the wind, 90MW from solar and 20MW from hydro plants. Fundamental company’s pillars are health and safety preservation and environment protection, thus, through extensive staff training, motivation and sustainable practices, the company is able to achieve these goals.