Installs solar streetlights across key locations for sustainable and green power.
Tata Power, India’s largest integrated private power company is lighting up lives of the people at Naraj Marthapur through renewable energy sources. The Company has installed 45 solar powered streetlights in and around the villages in Naraj Marthapur thereby ensuring that the village common areas which were insufficiently lit before are now replaced with bright lights.
Tata Power has always endeavoured to make a difference in the lives of the locals around its area of operations. The installation of solar streetlights is an effort towards providing a robust infrastructure and through innovative efforts.
Tata Power conducted an in-depth outreach program to understand the shortfalls on the basic infrastructure prevailing around Naraj Marthapur. Taking cognizance of this requirement and in consultation with Advanced Power State Management (APSM), local villagers and Sarpanchs, Tata Power zeroed upon 45 locations which did not have electric supply.
Speaking about the initiative, Mr. Purushottam Thakur, General Manager, Projects, Tata Power said “This is a unique and innovative initiative that Tata Power has undertaken and also forms a part of our sustainability agenda. We are certain the people will appreciate our efforts towards lighting up their villages. We will continue to extend our support to these village communities.”
Tata Power plans to put some more solar lights in and around the villages in the near future. The Company is already engaged in various community initiatives to create self employment opportunities in the region including for omen of Naraj Marthapur are being trained to be empowered.
About Tata Power:
Tata Power is India’s largest private sector power utility with an installed generation capacity of about 3120 MW and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading. The Company has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution – “North Delhi Power 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 has acquired 30% stake in Coal Companies at Indonesia and is developing the first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. With its track record of technology leadership, customer care and redefining contours of the Indian power sector, Tata Power is poised for a five-fold growth and committed to ‘lighting up lives’ for generations to come.