At a glance
Through this project reliable, renewable power is provided to the Rajasthan state electricity grid which is part of the Northern regional electricity grid. The Project harness renewable resources in the region, and thereby displacing nonrenewable natural resources thereby ultimately leading to sustainable economic and environmental development.
Instead of relying on these polluting sources, the project utilizes Wind Energy Convertors (WEC's) to generate electricity without emissions. In summary, the project helps protect the environment by replacing the need for fossil fuel-based power generation with clean and sustainable wind energy, reducing the impact of climate change.
In 2004 a school in was reconstructed by the project developer in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, and they will consider the community's needs, including education and opportunities for women, in future development work. In terms of biodiversity, the projects doesn't disrupt cattle grazing, as no boundary walls block their access to grazing and water, and bird migration patterns are unaffected.
This project is verified by Gold Standard. The Gold Standard was established in 2003 by WWF and other international NGO’s. It is a voluntary carbon offset program focused on progressing the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and ensuring that project’s benefit their neighboring communities. The certification mark is awarded and managed by the Gold Standard Foundation, a non-profit foundation.
United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals
As a Regreener contributor your money directly goes towards supporting projects that are in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Here are the goals recognised by this project: