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22 Jan 2021 -National Tata Power warns customers against the fraudulent sale of fake LED Bulbs in the name of the company

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, today, issued an advisory against the fraudulent sale of LED Bulbs in the name of the company. This advisory is in reference to the recent incident occurred with Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) wherein an unidentified person was sighted selling fake labelled LED Bulbs illegally under Tata Power’s name.

The person was seen selling a fake pack  of 4 LED Bulbs priced at Rs. 100. He was observed and questioned by an employee of the company who also captured the entire activity on his phone, post which the person fled from the incident and is still absconding. Tata Power-DDL  has filed a police complaint and will be initiating a legal action against the fraudster for this nefarious act.

Commenting on the incident, Tata Power spokesperson said, “At Tata Power, we have always strived to add value to the lives of our customers. We are keeping a tab of such fraudulent malpractices  and wish to alert the customers of such fake products. We would also like to urge them to purchase LED bulbs only through our designated distribution channels only and inform us at toll free number 19124( for delhi residents) or 1800-208-9124( if residing outside delhi)  in case they come across such fake products.”

Over the years, Tata Power has launched various exchange and new purchase programmes for customers with various respectable entities selling LED bulbs to them at a discounted rate thereby, encouraging them to switch to energy efficient practices.

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries & jointly controlled entities, has an installed/ managed capacity of 12,772 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain - generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission & distribution, trading and coal & freight logistics. With nearly 2.6GW of renewable energy assets in solar and wind accounting for 30% of the company's portfolio, Tata Power is a leader in clean energy generation. In line with the company's view on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation of utilities to integrated solutions by looking at new business growth in EV charging & storage, distributed generation & rooftops, micro grids and home automation & smart meters. It boasts of an elaborate EV charging ecosystem with over 300 charging points across 40 different cities under the EZ Charge brand and recently reached commissioned the 100th Solar Microgrid project. It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India, namely ‘Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd.’ with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi; 'Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd.' with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. for distribution in Ajmer; 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi; 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. It recently entered into a public-private partnership for Central, Western and Southern part of Odisha namely, “Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Company Limited (TPCODL), TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited (TPWODL) and TP Southern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPSODL)” respectively. Tata Power is serving more than 9.5 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology.

With its 105 years track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com