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Pune, Maharashtra, India, 2011/08/31 - Persistent Systems, a leader in outsourced software product development today announced that they have invested in a 2.1 MW windmill turbine at Dhule, Maharashtra, as a part of their Green Persistent Movement - Persistent.co.in. BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT
The wind turbine purchased from Suzlon Energy has started generating electricity which is being supplied to the MSEDCL grid at Gangapur sub-station. The 2.1 MW wind turbine is the first of its kind to be purchased by a listed IT company and will generate 37 Lakhs unit of power on an average annually. The wind turbine is optimally installed to derive maximum benefit for generation of power.
India has the fifth largest installed wind power capacity in the world, according to the World Wind Energy Report 2008. The investment in the wind mill will help to reduce global warming and falls in line with Persistent’s initiatives towards Environment Management. Persistent was recently recommended for ISO 14001:2004 Certification Audit for Environmental Management Systems (EMS) for its Pune facility.
The Green Persistent movement includes a number of initiatives that enables Persistent to contribute to the environment and encourage prudent use of resources. This unique initiative will further reinforce the company’s commitment towards a green environment. Green Persistent focuses on three main areas, viz. conservation of energy and trees, pollution control and waste management.
About Persistent Systems
Established in 1990, Persistent Systems (persistentsys.com) is a global company specializing in software product development services. For more than two decades, Persistent has been an innovation partner for the world’s largest technology brands, leading enterprises and pioneering start-ups. With a global team of 6,600+ employees, Persistent has 300+ customers spread across North America, Europe, and Asia. Today, Persistent focuses on developing best-in-class solutions in four key next-generation technology areas: Cloud Computing, Mobility, BI & Analytics, Collaboration across technology, telecommunications, life sciences, consumer packaged goods, banking & financial services and healthcare verticals.
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