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ReNew Power to distribute 16,000 blankets as part of Gift Warmth drive in Rajasthan

Blankets to be distributed across Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, and Pratapgarh Districts

Jaipur: Re New Power, India’s largest renewable energy company today announced that it will distribute 16,000 blankets across Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Pratapgarhdistricts to help people deal with cold weather. The Company will do the activity as part of its Gift Warmth initiative which is currently in its 6th edition.

The distribution drive will be carried out by the company’s employees in vicinity of its plat locations, following all social distancing protocols and in collaboration with the district administration. The initiative began in 2015 as an effort to help the needy combat harsh winters and has over the past five years seen donations of 90,000 blankets across the country.

Speaking about the initiative, Ms. Vaishali Nigam Sinha, Chief Sustainability Officer at ReNew Power said, “Gift warmth is our effort to reach out to those affected most by vagaries of climate change. The idea behind the program is not just to distribute blankets but also to spread awareness on sustainable living and to educate people about the harmful effects of our fossil fuel dependent lifestyle.”

Mr. Manoj kumar Gupta, Vice President, Re New Power in Rajasthan, said that “Re New Power is one of the leading independent Power Producers in the country and has had a long-term commitment towards the state of Rajasthan. Through Gift warmth, we are looking to reach out to some of the most vulnerable sections of society and help them deal with cold in a dignified manner. We are thankful to the state administration which has helped us identify the needy and supported us throughout.”

Gift Warmth is an employee driven program community initiative at Re New Power under which the company will distribute 50,000 blankets across Delhi, Rajasthan, M.P and Gujarat. The company plans to reach 10 lac people over next 5 years and is inviting contributions from other corporates and institutions willing to participate in the drive through donations at www.icharity.in

About Re New Power – Re New Power Private Limited is India’s largest renewable energy IPP (Independent Power Producer) in terms of total energy generation capacity. As of September 2020, ReNew had a total capacity exceeding 10.3 GW of wind and solar power assets across the country, including commissioned and under development projects. It develops, builds, owns and operates utility scale wind and solar energy projects as well as distributed solar energy projects that generate energy for commercial and industrial customers. Re New has a strong track record of organic and inorganic growth having nearly doubled its operational capacity in each of the last three Fiscal Years. ReNew’s broad base of equity investors include Goldman Sachs, JERA, ADIA, CPPIB, and GEF SACEF India.

For more information, please visit: www.renewpower.in; Follow ReNew Power on Twitter @ReNew_Power

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