Adani Electricity’s switch to renewable energy to offset 16 per cent of Mumbai’s GHG emissions.
More than 30,000 Adani Electricity consumers have opted for company’s green initiatives. This has reduced CO2 emission by 26,000 tonnes annually which is equivalent to planting around 8.5 lakh trees.
In a move that would make Mumbai one of the World’s first metropolises to be powered by renewable energy to a significant share, Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML) aims to fulfil over 30 per cent of Mumbai’s power requirements through renewable energy sources.
The company targets to further scale up renewable energy’s share in the city’s power consumption to 60 per cent by 2027. If achieved, This will offset up to 16 per cent of Mumbai’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
“Adani Electricity has already taken steps to reduce Mumbai’s carbon footprint. With a major thrust on promoting renewable energy, Adani will fulfill over 30 per cent of Mumbai’s power requirements through renewable energy sources, which would further be scaled up to 60 per cent by 2027,” the company said.
Adani Electricity is also offering sustainable lifestyle options to its consumers. The company has rolled out a ‘Green Tariff’ wherein consumers can opt for supply from renewable energy sources.
Adani is also offering a subsidy of up to 40 per cent to promote solar rooftop installations. More than 30,000 consumers have opted for these initiatives displacing the equivalent of more than 26,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually, equivalent to planting 8,50,000 trees.
The company claimed that it is planting one sapling on behalf of every consumer who opts for paperless bills.
Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited, part of the diversified Adani Group, is an integrated business of power generation, transmission, and retail electricity distribution. AEML serves over three million customers spread across 400 sq km in Mumbai and its suburbs, meeting close to 2,000 MW of power demand.