Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd has announced the historic milestone of powering three million households and establishments, housing over 12 million Mumbaikars, entirely from ‘clean’ renewable energy sources on Diwali, the festival of lights.
On Nov. 12, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM IST, it met the electricity needs of its customers by relying on renewable sources, including solar and wind. During this uninterrupted 4-hour period, the city was powered by clean energy.
In 2023, Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd has met up to 38% of its consumers’ electricity requirements from renewable sources, and it aims to reach the target of 60% by 2027.
Kandarp Patel, managing director of Adani Electricity, stated, “Achieving 100% renewable energy is a first and a significant milestone in Mumbai’s Energy Transition, demonstrating that renewables can significantly power Mumbai City with reliable and sustainable electricity at competitive tariffs. By lighting up Mumbai with renewables, we not only celebrate the festival of lights but also the festival of a sustainable future.”
Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd, part of the diversified Adani Group, is an integrated business of power generation, transmission, and retail electricity distribution. It serves over three million consumers spread across 400 sq. km. in Mumbai and its suburbs meeting close to 2,000 MW of power demand with 99.99% reliability.
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