Indian electric utility firm Tata Power has completed the registration of its wind power project under Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) program by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The 50.4MW wind power facility, located at Gadag, Karnataka, utilizes 63 wind turbine generators of 800KW capacity each. It will generate around 107,064MWh of clean energy, reducing 99,100 tons of CO2 emissions annually.
Commenting on the initiative, Tata Power managing director Anil Sardana said that the company will continue to generate clean and renewable energy to meet the demand for sustainable energy.
"It gives us great pride that our fourth project, the 50.4 MW Wind plant at Gadag has been registered as under Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) program by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)," added Sardana.
CDM, an instrument under the Kyoto Protocol, was established to achieve both sustainable development and contribute to the cost effective mitigation of climate change.
The mechanism will also enable developing countries to