Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company, through Club Enerji, has been successfully working with students from various schools across the nation to build awareness about the critical issue of energy and natural resources. In a decade, the company’s Club Enerji movement has grown from a pilot project to a national movement to save energy and preserve our environment. Tata Power Club Enerji has achieved a significant milestone as the program entered its 10th year.
Last year, Club Enerji has saved energy which is about 3.5 MU as compared to 3 MU previous years. The programme has so formed 237188 Energy Champions, 290829 Energy Ambassadors and built 1526 self-sustaining Mini Energy Clubs. The initiatives under the programme include awareness rallies, skits, online modules, visit to Mahseer hatchery, TEDx speak, tree plantation drives, Annual teachers and principal meet, National Quiz contest etc. Among the most impactful initiatives has been , its energy conservation/ afforestation /resource conservation rallies & Skits across cities like Mumbai, Delhi ,Pune, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Ahmedabad , Annual National Quiz Competition Club Enerji carnival and Hatchery visits in Lonavala to increase awareness of mahseer conservation .
The Club Enerji programme has reached out to over 500 schools in India and has sensitised over 15 million citizens, who in turn have helped save more than 21 MUs of electricity till date. The club also has around 1500 self-sustaining mini-clubs.
Commenting on the achievement, Mr Anil Sardana, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, "It gives me immense pride that Tata Power Club Enerji has set a benchmark in creating massive awareness on energy conservation. We have successfully achieved to make it a people's movement than an initiative by Tata Power. Every year, the programme strives to engage with more schools and its students that will help us shape the minds of our younger generations to be sustainable individuals. It is important for everyone to understand the importance of energy conservation, and we are glad that Club Enerji students are the key drivers of our cause. I take this opportunity to thank the students and management of the schools for making this initiative a grand success."
In recognition of impact the programme has had on the society, Club Enerji has won several awards like ABCI Awards 2017 for the Club Enerji Disaster Management module, and Asia Pacific Enterprise Leadership Awards (APELA), Singapore to name a few. The commendable work being undertaken by the club was also showcased at a prestigious, global platform at TEDx IIM Ahmedabad event.
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 500 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 audiovisuals 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 15.81 million, collectively saved 21 million units of electricity and is present in 11 cities across 500 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 10649 MW 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 is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and 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 with a clean energy portfolio of 3310 MW. 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"); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitize 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 sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro which has become operational in 2016; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project 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