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Tata Power Club Enerji and Mini Club of St. Stephens School conduct energy and resource conservation rally to sensitise citizens of Kolkata March 06, 2014

~More than 100 students spread awareness among citizens of Bow Bazaar area~

Tata Power's nationwide energy conservation programme, Club Enerji, has constantly endeavoured to spread awareness about energy and resource conservation across the country through students from various schools. Continuing with the momentum, the Mini Club of St. Stephens School, Kolkata conducted an energy conservation rally in to sensitise the citizens on the importance of energy and resource conservation around Bow Bazar.

More than 100 students participated in the rally and spread the message on energy and resource conservation. The rally started with school students’ enthusiastically chanting slogans like ‘Save Power, Save Energy’, carrying handmade posters and banners, and carrying placards with paintings depicting different ways of conserving resources. The students began the rally from their school and proceeded to sensitise pedestrians and people at traffic signals on the importance and methods of conserving energy and various natural resources.

Speaking on this initiative, Mr. Anil Sardana, Managing Director, Tata Power, commented, “We are receiving overwhelming response from the students across various cities in the country on ‘Tata Power’s Club Enerji’ initiative. We are glad that the students are participating enthusiastically in creating awareness through this program and firmly believe that this will play an important role as children are our torch bearers. We appreciate the active participation from the students, teachers and the principal for extending their support to this initiative.”

With the ever increasing demand for energy and diminishing natural resources, effective management and conservation is the need of the hour. Furthermore, the main aim of Club Enerji is to instill civic responsibilities and management qualities in children to better manage their future and also help them spread the conservation message to their parents, peers and society at large. Therefore, by empowering students to make a difference to the society, Tata Power is helping to create a better tomorrow.

On igniting young minds on resource conservation, Tata Power aims to provide a platform for all communities in the society to share and expand their understanding, and bring about a chain-reaction that can significantly reduce energy waste in the country. The program consists of four phases – ‘Educate, Enhance, Engage, and Empower.’ At present, more than 400 enthusiastic schools are members and have pledged to continue being committed to this cause.

Club Enerji also encourages students to form their own mini clubs in their schools and societies to reach out to more citizens. The Club members have collectively saved 8.7 million units of electricity and sensitised more than 5.2 million (52 lakh) citizens across the nation. This saving is equivalent to saving 8,700 tonnes of CO2 and is enough to light up approximately 4,090 houses for a year. Tata Power has added a feather to its cap by organising Energy-Q championship to honour the young minds on their Energy Quotient.

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 400 schools across Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Belgaum, Jamshedpur and Lonavla and further attained a new milestone of achieving over one million citizens sensitisation 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 audio-visuals and power point presentations. Children are imparted energy saving and resource conservation tips during these sessions, usage of which have shown dramatic savings. Club Enerji reached out to more than 5.2 million, collectively saved 8.7 million units of electricity and is present in 11 cities across 400 schools in India.

About Tata Power:
Tata Power is one of India’s largest integrated power company with a growing international presence. The Company together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities has an installed gross generation capacity of [8560] 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. Tata Power has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. It is also one of the largest renewable energy players in India . Its international presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the leading coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk ("BSSR") 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 committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com

For further information, please contact:

Shalini Singh
Chief, Corporate Communications
The Tata Power Company Limited
Phone: 022 - 6665 8748
Email: shalinis@tatapower.com

Payal Tiwari / Aneesha Singh
Rediffusion / Edelman
9920 483225 / 9820 741240
Email: payal.tiwari@edelman.com
Aneesha.Singh@edelman.com


 
   
 
 
 
 
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