Tata Power's Club Enerji saves more than 16 thousand units of electricity in Kolkata

Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide conservation programme efforts have led to saving of 16190 Units of electricity.

Online PR News – 30-June-2015 – 01/07/2015/Mumbai/Maharashtra – Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide conservation programme commits to nation building by creating responsible citizens in Kolkata, who will focus not only on conserving energy and natural resources (including fossil fuel-coal, oil, gas, water, managing waste, afforestation) but also imbibe civic & moral values. Strengthening the Club Enerji programme in the city, their efforts have led to saving of 16190 Units of electricity and sensitisation of 25,075 citizens across Kolkata in 2014-15 which is a significant rise over last year’s numbers of 3435 and 11657 respectively as a result of the Company’s efforts.

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 Kolkata. The annual campaign helped sensitise more than 25,000 citizens of Kolkata with the help of10 schools in the city, creating 375 Energy Champions and 495 Energy Ambassadors, who led the way to educate citizens about the importance of conservation of energy, natural resources and civic & 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 Kolkata 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 Kolkata 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 400 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 BaramultiSuksessaranaTbk ("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