WIND POWER IN ANANTAPUR
Supporting Sustainable Development Goals: 3, 4, 7, 8 & 13
The goal behind this project is to generate over 215 GWh of clean energy and positively impact the lives of local communities.
ADD TO ACCOUNT
IT'S ALL IN THE DETAILS
This 100 MW wind power plant, supported by Orange Renewable, is located in the district of Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh, India. The project consists of 50 Wind Turbines of 2.0 MW each generating clean electricity. To ensure the best possible outreach to the community, the project has a dedicated site team that works exclusively on engaging local stakeholders. The project adheres to best practices and has conducted an ESIA study in line with the IFC guidelines. The goal behind this project is to generate over 215 GWh of clean energy and positively impact the lives of local communities.
Project impacts and benefits:
At Orange, environmental and social responsibility is at the core of every step taken. Orange Renewable has been recognized jointly by Sustainable Maharashtra, INDIRA, World CSR Day and World Federation of CSR professionals agencies in the “India Sustainability Leadership Summit and Awards” with “Sustainable Carbon Management Practice Award” and “Sustainable Community Leadership Award” in 2017 for remarkable sustainable development.
At the project site; Orange conducted a detailed community 'Need Assessment' survey to understand local requirements and planned activities based on this feedback. Orange consistently invests in the following thematic areas:
Supporting community health care and augmenting medical facilities
Quality of education through supporting schools
Develop and provide clean drinking water infrastructure
Women empowerment through awareness and assistance
Generating quantifiable employment for locals
Further activities are also carried out to support the "Clean India" initiative of the Government of India by investing in sanitary infrastructure.