TATA POWER COMPANY LIMITED : Tata Power Club Enerji saves close to 1.5 … – 4

May 22, 2013 by  
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In line with its philosophy to curb wastage of energy and spread awareness about energy conservation, Club Enerji, Tata Power’s nationwide energy and resource conservation movement spearheaded by school children, has gained momentum across the nation.

In the year 2012-13, Tata Power Club Enerji sensitised around 12, 48,664 citizens and saved more than 14, 56,850 million units of energy in the city of Mumbai alone, which can light up 682 houses. The units saved by the Club are equivalent to saving around 1457 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Tata Power’s nationwide movement propagating energy and resource conservation had its enthusiastic members pledge continuing mitment to the cause they have embarked upon.

Due to the increasing demand for effective management and conservation of resources, Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, started a unique initiative of energy conservation through school children called “Tata Power Club Enerji” in 2007.

Commenting on the achievement, Mr Anil Sardana, Managing Director, Tata Power said, “We are proud to reach this significant milestone in the city of Mumbai by driving the message of energy resource conservation. Our actions and contributions have borne fruit and have had a positive impact on the environment. It’s our endeavour to take the programme to higher levels especially by inculcating moral and civic values in these children.”

More than 5.2 million (52 lakh) citizens have been sensitized across the nation and more than 8.7 million units of electricity have been saved till date! The Club is proud to have more than 92,174 Energy Champions and 1, 38,209 Energy Ambassadors who are spreading the mantra of energy conservation among people across various age and ine groups. Today, there are 1059 mini Club Enerjis across the country, which are run by school children with the aim to stop wastage of electricity. The energy conservation programme has been taken up as project work in various schools. This year, the movement has taken to the streets with mini clubs organizing and spearheading mass sensitization activities across the nation like rallies, street plays, public addresses during festivals like Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratra etc and also through participation in national conferences on energy conservation.

‘Tata Power Club Enerji’, is active in schools in eleven prominent cities of India viz. Mumbai, New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jamshedpur, Lonavla, Belgaum, Ranchi, Haldia, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Maithon. It aims at creating awareness among school students who in turn sensitize their families and neighbourhood to curtail energy wastage through dynamic and innovative measures.

About Tata Power Club Enerji:
Tata Power started its school outreach programme, “Tata Power Energy Club” in 2007. In 2009, Club Enerji took its next big leap, with the programme turning into a national movement, covering more than 250 schools across Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Belgaum, Jamshedpur and Lonavla and further attained a new milestone of achieving over one million citizens sensitization and more than one million units energy savings. School children, from Class III to Class IX, are taught the importance of conserving energy through innovative modules which include audiovisuals and power point presentations. Children are imparted energy saving and resource conservation tips during these sessions, usage of which have shown dramatic savings. In 2010-11, Tata Power Energy Club sensitised over 2.5 lakh children across 285 schools nationwide; these children have further reached out to more than eight lakh people, thereby taking the total sensitization figure to over 1 (One) million citizens. In its 4th year 2011-12 Club Enerji reached out to another 1.5 million people and saved 2 million units. . In its 5th year 2012-13 the Club has reached out to more than 1.6 million people and saved close to 2.7 million units of electricity. The Club members have collectively saved more than 8.7 million units of electricity and sensitized over 5.2 million citizens.

About Tata Power:
Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power pany with a significant international presence. The Company has an installed generation capacity of 8521 MW in India and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz. Fuel Security and Logistics, Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading. It has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution in India namely “Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited” with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi, ‘Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.’ with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi and ‘Maithon Power Ltd.’ with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. It is one of the largest renewable energy players in India and is developing country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. Its international presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through 30% stake in coal mines and a geothermal project; in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitise coal supply and the shipping of coal for its thermal power generation operations; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia; in Australia through investments in enhanced geothermal and clean coal technologies and in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan. With its track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for a multi-fold growth and mitted to ‘lighting up lives’ for generations to e. Visit us at: www.tatapower.

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