L&T partners with Microsoft to set up “Green Campuses”


L&T Technology Services, the information technology company of the L&T group, said it has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to offer a solution to lower energy bills and cost of maintenance.

L&T Technology Service’s Integrated Building Energy Management Systems (iBEMS) framework will be available on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform enabling enterprises to deploy and manage energy consumption as well as carbon footprint for entire campuses, buildings and facilities by the use of Internet of Things, predictive analytics and machine learning securely on the Azure cloud, said the company.

iBEMS is a smart campus framework that lowers energy bills and cost of maintenance while extending asset life for cities, campuses and buildings.

This unique framework enables energy generation management and saving up to 40% in energy costs, the company added.

The technology rolled out will be used by enterprises across the industrial, medical, transportation and telecom and Hi-Tech segments.

iBEMS on Azure will be commercially available in this month, the company further added.

Amit Chadha, Executive Director of L&T Technology Services said, “In L&T Technology Services, engineering innovation is in our DNA and this partnership with Microsoft delivers Digital Engineering Transformation to all our customers together. Through our unique proprietary solutions such as iBEMS, UBIQWeise and many others, customers can harness our IoT, Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning solutions to deliver a greener planet, unlock new business value and accelerate shared monetary value.

Bob Ellsworth, Director of Azure HiPo Partner Program, Microsoft Corp. said, “L&T Technology Services is an agile, innovative global Digital Engineering Solutions partner delivering transformation in this Digital era, including research & development partnerships such as with IISc (Indian Institute of Science) around Energy Efficiency and IoT sensors. Partnering with L&T Technology Services, Microsoft will drive digital engineering innovation to new heights, while reaching new customers and helping them accelerate their transformation across different lines of business — from commercial facilities to smart buildings,”

The has recently partnered with India’s Premier Engineering and Research Institution, Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore with their Power Electronics Group and Center for Nano Science and Engineering for innovation initiatives in the area of Internet of Things Sensors and Energy Efficient Systems.

L&T Technology Services Limited is a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited with a focus on Engineering R&D Services servicing customers including a number of Fortune 500 companies globally.