03. February 2021

Three green energy projects receive a ClimateGift

Three UN certified energy projects in Chile, Mongolia and India has been favored as the recipients of this year's EG ClimateGift.

Every year the EG employees are offered the opportunity to donate their company Christmas gift for the climate, and EG doubles their donation.

With the donations in 2020EG has bought 4, 730 CER's, which is the equivalent to 4, 730 tonnes of CO2.

The three projects were favored by EG's employees because they all focused on energy switch from black to green energy, that is the sun, the wind and water.

- It is great to see how EG's employees engage in the climate work and I am happy that we can contribute to a change towards sustainable energy sources, says CEO Mikkel Bardram, EG.

Read more about the three projects:

Chacayes Hydroelectric Project, Chile

Chacayes run of river hydro project is a 111 MW power plant located in the Cachapoal Valley of Chile. Operating since 2011, it has played an important role meeting country’s increasing demand of electricity, reducing CO2 emissions and contributing to the economic growth and sustainable development of local communities.

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Solar Power Generation at Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

Precision Technik Private Limited has developed a 5 MW grid connected solar photovoltaic power project in Nokh Village, Pokhran. Tehsil in Jaisalmer District in the State of Rajasthan in Western India. The project activity is expected to supply 8,322 MWh of net electricity annually to the national grid of India (NEWNE).

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Salkhit Wind Farm

The Salkhit Wind Farm is the first grid connected wind farm in Mongolia. The project generates renewable electricity using wind power resources and supplies it to the Mongolian central electricity system grid to meet the growing electricity demand.

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