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DAV Public School, Thane crowned Energy-Q Champions during Tata Power Club Enerji's National 'Energy - Q & Carnival' 2015 January 16, 2015

~More than 200 schools participate in the championship~
~Organises a carnival to spread the message of energy and resource conservation~
~DAV Public School, Thane is winner of Energy Q 2015~

Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide energy conservation movement today declared the National Energy Q Champions for 2015 at the Grand Finale Carnival held at Community Centre, Tata Colony, Chembur, Mumbai. Energy Q and Carnival is an annual event to celebrate Club Enerji and the diligent efforts of students to propagate the message of energy and resource conservation in an enthusiastic and engaging manner.

National Energy Q 2015 witnessed the participation of a total of 200 schools during preliminary roundsin the respective cities. Following the city finals, 36 teams participated in the quarter final round and 12 teams in the semifinals. The event was rounded off with the final peg of the National Quiz Championship, an intense assessment of the awareness levels of students sensitized by Tata Power in the areas of energy conservation, climate change and resource conservation. DAV Public School, Thane laid its claim on the Energy-Q trophy and was crowned as winner of the quiz held on 16th January, 2015, after a tough tie breaker with St James, Kolkata, who was the first runner-up.

The final day of National Energy Q 2015 also included an all-day extravagant attraction, the 'Energy and Natural Resources Carnival' which showcased intriguing projects by school students on the themes of water management, energy conservation, fuel conservation, and environment protection. Students presented working models which can be prototypes of newer, sustainable technology and enthralled the audience through talented performances which carried messages of conservation, gender equality and healthy lifestyle. A special film called 'Journey So Far' was specially played for the audience in order to educate them on the emergence and history of Club Enerji and Energy Q.

Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Anil Sardana, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Power stated, "When we started out with Club Enerji in 2007, our aim was to spark off an initiative for curbing energy-wastage through active measures, and popularisethe importance of this mission among fellow citizens. It is the consistent efforts of the schoolchildren, parents, teachers, partners and the society at large that has taken Club Enerji to a nationwide level. Today, we have witnessed the heartwarming enthusiasm in the students and the schools for Club Enerji and passion for the environment. The projects displayed by the students are extremely innovative and educational. We would like to congratulate DAV Public School, Thane for winning Energy-Q 2015 and also thank all schools for lending their full support and whole hearted participation in the competition."

Club Enerji also conducted a Skit Competition as well as an Anthem Competition this year in Mumbai which received tremendous response. Chembur Karnataka High School won the Skit competition and Pawar Public School, Bhandup was winner of the Anthem Competition. Principals, parents, energy mentors and students shared their experiences of Club Enerji.

DAV Public School, Thane, winners of Energy Q 2015
 
Finalists of Energy Q 2015 with team Club Enerji

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 450 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, collectively saved 11.2 million units of electricity and is present in 11 cities across 450 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 [8621] 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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