Bundled Wind Power Project in Tamilnadu, India
The Tamilnadu Spinning Mills Association (TASMA II) Project has 812 small windmills located at micro-sites in many locations across the State of Tamil Nadu in India. The generated wind power is used for meeting the captive needs and export to the grid. All the windmills are connected to the grid of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) / Southern Grid. The total power capacity is approximately 460 MW.TASMA is a non-profit organization and is a registered society registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act 1975. TASMA promotes best practices among its members, which includes green practices such as wind based electricity generation and energy efficiency.
The wind turbines are installed in major locations at Aralvaimozhi Pass, Senkottah Pass and Palghat Pass in the districts of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli and Coimbatore respectively.
Social and Sustainability BenefitsThis project is strongly contributing to sustainable development:
- Reduction in emission of Greenhouse Gases
- Increase the contribution of renewable energy to Southern Grid/Tamil Nadu Electricity Grid of India
- Encourage Industries to contribute to Green Power
- Overall Rural infrastructure development
- Generation of additional employment especially for windmill operations, maintenance & security
Providing Jobs Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Following a QAS approved carbon footprint calculation, this projects meets the requirements under the Quality Assurance Standard (QAS) for Carbon Offsetting. As part of this we are audited to ensure all offsets sold are retired on appropriate registries within 12 months of you purchasing.
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