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Tata Power facilitates distribution of 1.1 lakh LED bulbs to its customers in Mumbai



Aug 11, 2017

Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company, has always been committed to the cause of energy conservation, and has been contributing extensively towards a brighter and greener tomorrow by undertaking several initiatives. In line with this philosophy, and further to its commitment to light up lives, Tata Power facilitated the implementation of National-level Program (DELP/UJALA) which is being implemented by M/s. EESL, a Union Govt. Undertaking, with the aim to increase the penetration of LED lighting technology in the residential sector. The DELP/UJALA program witnessed the distribution of more than 1.1 lakh LED bulbs for Tata Power consumers in Mumbai during FY17.

Facilitation of UJALA is one of the measures implemented by Tata Power under its demand side management (DSM) initiative. DSM is an intervention by a utility on the "customer side of the meter" to change the way customers use electricity. To encourage its consumers to switch to energy efficient practices, Tata Power has launched exchange and new purchase programmes for various home appliances. Online registration, doorstep delivery, and extended warranty for the products are some of the hallmarks of these programs. Ceiling fans, split ACs, refrigerators, and LED tube lights are the appliances covered under these programmes.

Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Ashok Sethi, ED- Operations, Tata Power, said, "At Tata Power, we constantly strive to add value to the lives of our customers. The importance of energy management and conservation is increasing with each passing day and it is here that LED lighting solutions can play a very important role. We are happy with the response we have received from our consumers with reference to the implementation of the DELP/UJALA program. We are confident that when we lead by example, our customers will follow us in our effort to conserve energy."

LED technology is, by far, the most energy efficient and most eco-friendly option for lighting. LED lights have a long life-span, and save electricity to a great extent, thereby, ensuring a smaller bill. LED lights are also free of toxic chemicals

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 10613 MW 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 is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and 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 with a clean energy portfolio of 3141 MW. 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"); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitize 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 sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro which has become operational in 2016; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project 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".

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Tata Power Company Limited
http://www.tatapower.com

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Shalini Singh, Head - Corporate Communications
The Tata Power Company Limited
E-mail: shalinis@tatapower.com

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Rediffusion / Edelman
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E-mail: Jaison.Rebello@edelman.com


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