This is an emissions reduction project that has been sponsored by Sustainable Travel International
Verification: Verified Carbon Standard
Crediting Period: 2006 – 2016
Projected Annual Emission Reductions: 70,000
The Tamil Nadu Wind Farm activity operates forty-five 800 KW turbines for a maximum power generation capacity of 36 MW in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Managed by Enercon India initial production occurred through bundled funding by six different investors.
Tamil Nadu Wind Farm has been independently verified by the Verified Carbon Standard using the Clean Development Mechanism methodology.
The project works to assist in bridging the existing demand supply gap through generation of renewable clean energy free of political and social turmoil while reducing proportional regional production credited to fossil fuel burning plants. This activity promotes infrastructural development in areas around the project to increase national energy security in India. Additionally the project activity generates employment opportunities for local residents has been shown to not negatively impact wildlife or acess to natural resources.
A Project Description can be found here.