(The International Conference cum Exhibition on Renewable Energy)
To promote the State Nationally & Internationally as an attractive investment destination for Renewable Energy, an event under the name RENERGY 2014 was organized on 12th, 13th & 14th June, 2014 at Chennai Trade Centre, (CTC) Chennai. The event was a phenomenal success with around 200 exhibitors, 2,000 conference delegates and about 15,000 visitors. All Senior Officers from Govt. of India connected with the sector participated.
TEDA (Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency), a State Nodal Agency under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)/Government of India is promoting the renewable energy among masses by creating the much-needed awareness. In this connection, TEDA has been organizing various functions/ activities comprising rallies, human chains /mini-marathon, competitions such as essay writing, painting, quiz, debate etc. among the student community. This has stimulated the much needed mass awareness about the need, benefits and the relevance of renewable energy in the present scenario.
TEDA has produced a short film for promoting Renewable Energy amongst school students. Kindly find time to watch. Suggestions for improvements are welcome.
Green Energy Campaign
TEDA conducted a mega mass awareness campaign on Renewable Energy as “Green Energy Virumbuvom Campaign” during the year 2012-13 throughout the State in coordination with Rotary International. The campaign involved participation of more than 10 lakh students in 1048 schools all over the State. The Green Energy Virumbuvom campaign had a series of activities held in school and colleges with an aim of promoting Renewable energy as the prospective substitute for the depleting natural resources.
During the campaign several contests on Green Energy such as Essay- Writing, Collage, Elocution, Painting, were organized. Winners at School, Revenue district, Rotary district and State level were awarded prizes. The State level winners were awarded prizes by the Hon’ble Minister for Electricity, Prohibition & Excise Natham Thiru R. Viswanathan & Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education Thiru Paranjothi, at the valedictory function held at Trichy. Certificates of participation were issued to all the students who participated in various competitions
TREE (Tamil Nadu Renewable Energy Exhibition)
The Hon’ble Minister for Electricity, Prohibition & Excise has announced in the floor of Assembly that TEDA would conduct exhibitions in 10 districts to create large scale awareness of Renewable Energy sources among the people.
As per the Announcement of Hon’ble Minister, TEDA had arranged Exhibitions which is named as “Tamil Nadu Renewable Energy Exhibition ie, “TREE”.
The first exhibition was conducted at Madurai District from 20.9.2012 to 24.9.2012 jointly with MADTISSIA. The Hon’ble Minister for Electricity, Prohibition & Excise has attended the Valedictory Function on 23.9.2012.
Mobile Exhibition Van
Mobile Exhibition Vans (2-Nos) fitted with working models of Renewable Energy Gadgets are made to travel throughout Tamil Nadu on request from various Educational Institutions (Colleges & Schools), NGOs, Private Entrepreneurs etc to spread the awareness and publicity about renewable energy sources. This also enables the student community and the general public to have close look at various components of the renewable energy gadgets and about their working.