~250 students participated in the 3 day finale~
~Cambridge Foundation School, Delhi crowned Energy Q champion~
Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide energy conservation programme today announced the champions of the National Energy Q 2014 in the grand finale organized at Community Centre, Tata Colony, Chembur Mumbai. Energy Q and Carnival are the annual features that enable the Club to propagate the message of energy and resource conservation in a fun and more engaging manner. It is the culmination of the entire year’s sensitization programme. Mr. Anil Sardana, Managing Director, Tata Power graced the quiz competition and felicitated the winners of Energy Q 2014.
A total of 200 schools participated during the preliminary round in the respective cities. Post city finals, 36 teams participated in the quarter final round and 12 teams in the semifinals. The final day of the competition included the all-day ‘Energy and Natural Resources Carnival’ which showcased intriguing projects by the school students on the themes of water management, energy conservation, fuel conservation, and environment protection. The students presented working models which can be prototypes of newer and more sustainable technology. Students enthralled the audience with their talented performances which carried messages of conservation, gender equality and healthy lifestyle. Principals, parents, energy mentors and students shared their experiences of Club Enerji.
The audience was educated on the emergence of Club Enerji and the path it has followed through a special film called ‘Journey So Far’. The event was rounded off with the final peg of the National Quiz Championship. After an intense competition between the schools, Cambridge Foundation School from Delhi emerged as the winners of the quiz held on 10th January 2014.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Anil Sardana, Managing Director – Tata Power said, “Club Enerji’s Energy-Q brings together teams across India and provides them a platform to showcase their zeal in the area of energy conservation, climate change and resource conservation. The projects displayed by the students are extremely innovative and educational. It is really heartening to see such enthusiasm in the students and the schools for Club Enerji. We would like to congratulate Cambridge Foundation School for winning Energy-Q 2014 and also thank all schools for lending their full support and whole hearted participation in the competition.”
Tata Power's ‘Energy Conservation Programme' introduced in more than 400 schools in the city, aims at creating maximum impact by educating and creating awareness amongst people on the effective management and conservation of energy in our everyday life. 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 sensitized more than 5.2 million (52 lakh) citizens across the nation. This saving is equivalent to saving 8700 tonnes of CO2 and is enough to light up approximately 4090 houses for a year. Tata Power has added a feather to its cap by organizing 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 India’s largest integrated power company 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 has developed 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 committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com