AEGL gets water positive certification from DNV

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has been certified water positive by DNV, an independent global assurance agency.

This is a recognition for its water conservation greater than consumption for 2022-23. DNV conducted qualitative and quantitative assessment of water balance index for AGEL’s operational sites having greater than 200 MW capacity in Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. As per the assessment, the water balance index is 1.12 (positive), surpassing its target to become net water neutral by 2024-25, way ahead of time. AGEL has a 99.5 per cent lower freshwater consumption per unit of generation as against 3.5 KL per MWh statutory limit for thermal power in 2022-23.