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ReNew Power Conferred LEED Gold Certification by US Green Building Council

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/ -- leader's corporate office secures green building certification

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Ltd. ("ReNew Power"), India's leading Independent Power Producer, has been conferred with the LEED Gold Certification by the (USGBC). LEED (Leadership in and Design) is one of the world's most sought after certification programmes and a globally recognized symbol for sustainable Mr. Mahesh Ramanujam, President & CEO, USGBC, in his letter to Sumant Sinha, & Managing Director, ReNew Power, congratulated him on this achievement and appreciated ReNew for its role in upholding sustainability and demonstrating transformational leadership in the field of environment-friendly corporate offices.

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Mr. Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan, MD, APAC & Middle East, Green Business Certification Inc., and Regional Director, USGBC handed over the certificate to Mr. and Ms. Vaishali Nigam Sinha, Chief Sustainability Officer, ReNew Power, at a felicitation ceremony held at the latter's Gurugram office on 10th May, 2019. won this acclaimed certification for its state-of-the-art corporate office ReNew. Hub under the LEED v4 Interior Design and Construction: Commercial Interiors rating system.

"We are honored to receive the LEED Gold Certification, which reinforces our commitment towards building a greener, more sustainable planet. At ReNew, we will continue to do our bit to move closer to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and contribute significantly towards curbing India's carbon emissions," said Sumant Sinha, & MD, during the felicitation ceremony.

"ReNew Power's LEED certification demonstrates tremendous green building leadership," said Gopal Padmanabhan, - APAC and Middle East, (GBCI). "Buildings that achieve LEED certification are lowering carbon emissions and reducing operating costs, while prioritizing sustainable practices and creating a healthier ReNew. Hub serves as a prime example of how innovative building projects can use local solutions to make a truly global impact on the "

ReNew. Hub is ReNew Power's corporate office in Delhi- region and supports various green features while adhering to advanced such as use of CFC free refrigerants in the HVAC system. Water efficient plumbing features have brought down potable water requirement by half while the location of the office near a major public transport hub means parking requirements have also been reduced substantially. Waste segregations measures, usage of eco-friendly materials in cleaning and use of HEPA filters for cleaner air in work spaces are some of the other salient features of ReNew. Hub.

"Our Gurugram office was conceptualized as a model sustainable structure, in the heart of a busy corporate hub. Right from its inception, we have introduced several steps and measures to make the building eco-friendlier and sustainable. The Gold Certification will motivate ReNewers to work towards further improving our office's green infrastructure and set an example for other commercial spaces," said Vaishali Nigam Sinha, Chief Sustainability Officer, ReNew Power.

About ReNew Power

is India's largest IPP (Independent Power Producer) in terms of total As of April 2019, ReNew had a total capacity of over 7.5 GW of wind and solar power assets across the country, including commissioned and under development projects. It develops, builds, owns and operates utility scale wind and as well as distributed that generate energy for commercial and industrial customers. ReNew has a strong track record of organic and inorganic growth having nearly doubled its operational capacity in each of the last three Fiscal Years. ReNew's broad base of equity investors include Goldman Sachs, JERA, ADIA, CPPIB, and GEF SACEF

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 11:36 IST