Tata Power Company announced the successful registration of its 50.4 MW wind power project at Samana, Gujarat under Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) program by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The 50.4 MW wind plant at Samana was commissioned in May 2009 and uses 63 wind turbine generators of 800 KW capacity each to harness wind energy for power generation. The Samana plant helps in reducing an annual average of 96,821 tons of Carbon Dioxide equivalent, by producing 104,970 MWh per year (average) equivalent amount of clean energy.
The Samana wind plant is Tata Power's (Q,N,C,F)* Third CDM registered project, with the 50.4 MW Wind project at Khandke, Maharashtra & 25 MW Solar project at Mithapur, Gujarat registered in June 2010 and January 2013 respectively. Tata Power also has another wind project in advanced stages of CDM registration with UNFCCC. Samana is expected to generate 76,000 CERs per annum.
Anil Sardana, managing director, Tata Power, said, ''We have always established that clean and renewable energy is the need of the hour and Tata Power will continue its efforts towards this. It gives us great pride that our third project, the 50.4 MW Wind plant at Samana has been registered as under Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) program by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).''
Shares of the company declined Rs 0.45, or 0.47%, to settle at Rs 96.25. The total volume of shares traded was 203,413 at the BSE (Monday).