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Tata Power Club Enerji saves 11.2 Million Units, sensitises 7 Million citizens across 11 locations May 06, 2014


Unit saved equivalent to energy used to light up 5,266 houses for a year Tata Power Club Enerji saves 11.2 Million Units, sensitises 7 Million citizens across 11 locations

  • Unit saved equivalent to energy used to light up 5,266 houses for a year
  • Save 11,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions

Tata Power's nationwide resource and energy conservation movement Club Enerji, has been relentlessly spreading awareness about resource conservation across the country. In line with this, the Club Enerji movement has successfully achieved a significant milestone of saving 11.2 million units of electricity by sensitising more than 7 million citizens across 11 locations in Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Pune, Bangalore, Lonavala, Maithon, Belgaum, Jamshedpur and Ranchi since its inception and units saved by the Club is equivalent to the amount of energy used to light up 5,266 houses for a year and save 11,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions. In the current financial year Club Enerji saved over 2.5 million units and sensitised over 1.5 million citizens.

Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Anil Sardana, Managing Director, Tata Power, said, "We at Tata Power are delighted and proud to achieve this significant milestone with our focused approach of spreading the message of energy conservation across the country. We are thankful to all the students and schools for supporting us in our efforts to save our planet. We are determined to continue with our programme and sensitise the citizens of tomorrow about the dire need of resource conservation along with moral & civic values. In the coming years the Club plans to roll out 'Waste Management Module' to sensitise the country about the advantages of waste management and methods of generating power using waste. At Tata Power, we are committed to lighting up lives for the years to come."

Club Enerji banks on the youth of the nation and has played a vital role in communicating efficient usage of energy. The club has essentially worked towards curbing energy wastage, there by mitigating emission of greenhouse gases that lead to global warming and climate change.

Today, Club Enerji has become a holistic movement to save energy and natural resources. Club Enerji also encourages students to form their own mini clubs in their schools and societies to reach out to more citizens.

Enthusiastic mini clubs across the country regularly undertakes rallies, street plays, cyclothons, exhibitions and batti bandhs to sensitise as many people as possible on energy conservation. The schools have taken up the onus of administrating the modules of 'Energy Puzzle' electricity, which is solved only by saving electricity, fuel, water, waste and forests. The Club has also rolled out a Civic & Moral Values module to build a generation with strong values and a greater sense of responsibility.

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 7 million citizens, collectively saved 11.2 million units of electricity and is present in 11 cities across 400 schools in India.

About Tata Power:
Tata Power is 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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