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Tata Power's Club Enerji saves more than 21 thousand units of electricity, sensitises 29 thousand citizens in Bangalore June 26, 2015


~ Promotes the message of becoming responsible citizens through conservation of
National Resources and Civic & Moral Values ~

Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide conservation programme has committed to nation building by creating responsible citizens, by focusing not only on conserving energy and natural resources (including fossil fuel-coal, oil, gas, water, managing waste, afforestation) but also by imbibing civic and moral values. Strengthening the Club Enerji programme in Bangalore, their efforts have led to savings of 21,916 units of electricity and sensitisation of 29,769 citizens across the city in 2014-15 which is a significant rise over last year’s numbers of 19,310 and 24,010 respectively.

Tata Power has always been a frontrunner and committed towards creating sustainable society by spreading awareness of conservation. Following on the commitment, Tata Power through its Club Enerji campaign, throughout the year, has successfully raised awareness amongst the citizens of Bangalore. The annual campaign helped sensitise nearly 30,000 citizens with the support of 10 schools, creating 495 Energy Champions and 615 Energy Ambassadors, who have led the way to educate citizens about the importance of conservation of energy, natural resources and civic and moral values, leading to a greener and better world.

Speaking on the successful initiative, Mr. Anil Sardana, MD & CEO, Tata Power, said, “We are delighted to announce the success of the Club Enerji programme in Bangalore which has helped in our overall commitment of nation building. Tata Power’s Club Enerji aims at making the future generation realize the importance of a sustainable world and we are extremely happy with the overwhelming success of the programme. We, at Tata Power, are committed to widen the reach of the programme to help and sensitise even larger portion of people in Bangalore and beyond. At Tata Power, we are committed to lighting-up-lives for the years to come.”

Tata Power’s Club Enerji initiative has significantly contributed in ensuring energy conservation at the school level and has been a huge success in building a brighter and greener tomorrow by undertaking several successful initiatives at the macro level. At the national level, the initiative has helped in saving 14.2 MUs of electricity equivalent to saving 14,200 tonnes of CO2 and is enough to light up over 6,943 houses for a year. The initiative has further sensitized approximately 9.3 million citizens cross 11 locations in Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Pune, Bangalore, Lonavala, Maithon, Belgaum, Jamshedpur and Ranchi. The movement also helps in spreading awareness among the society by undertaking numerous initiatives through rallies, street plays, cyclothons, exhibitions and batti bandhs to sensitise the larger population.

Tata Power’s Club Enerji has won numerous accolades and has been recognized as a best practice in forums like Learning Mission by the Tata Group. A case study has also been done by IIM Ahmedabad on the programme. Further it has also won the Gold at the ABCI awards in the category ‘Best Communication Material’ and Bronze for its Resource Conservation Module; Asia Pacific Enterprise Leadership Awards (APELA), Singapore, has conferred ‘APELA 2012' - Eco Advocate Award' to 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 480 schools across Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Belgaum, Jamshedpur and Lonavala 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 9.3 million people, collectively saved 14.2 million units of electricity and is present in 11 cities across 480 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 [8750] 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

Neha Khatter / Aneesha Singh
Rediffusion / Edelman
9810574249 / 7506730635
Email: neha.khatter @edelman.com /
aneesha.singh@edelman.com


 
   
 
 
 
 
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