Tata Motors indicators a PPA with TATA Power For 3 MWp Solar Rooftop At Its Pune plant

Sep 14, 2021 12:25 PM ET
  • Tata Motors has actually signed a Solar Power Purchase Agreement with Tata Power to install as well as run a 3 MWp roof solar project at its Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU) plant in Pune.

This solar rooftop project is anticipated to generate almost 45 lakh KWh each year, lowering carbon discharges by roughly 3,538 tonnes each year. The project seems an act on a previous project for 6.2 MWp that was inaugurated in June this year.

Speaking on the event, Rajesh Khatri, Vice President-- Operations, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, stated, "After the recent inauguration of India's biggest solar carport at our vehicle plant in Pune, this project notes a new landmark in our ongoing initiatives to lower our influence on the world. Power performance goes to the core of our efforts and also decreasing GHG discharges as well as the carbon footprint of our products play a vital duty. We will remain to preserve power in our production facilities, optimising intake of non-renewable fossil fuels, energy performance, environment modification mitigation and lower operating costs."

Discussing the collaboration with Tata Motors, Ravinder Singh, Chief-Solar Rooftops Business, Tata Power claimed, "As One Tata effort, we are glad to companion with Tata Motors to help them transform their PVBU Pune Unit. This partnership represents our cumulative initiative to help Tata Motors reduced their carbon footprint and also achieve its web zero carbon goal. We will continue to offer such future-focused environment-friendly energy services and remain to strengthen our partners and also customers by using clean energy resources."

Being a notary of the RE100, Tata Motors is devoted to utilizing 100% renewable power and has actually taken several strides in the direction of accomplishing this goal by progressively raising the proportion of renewable resource utilized in its operations. In FY21, the business's car plants in Pune as well as Sanand generated/sourced 26.10 million kWh of sustainable power, which is 25.0% of its overall power (111.3 million units) usage. This contributed to avoidance of 18,672 statistics lots of co2 (CO2) emissions. The firm means to source renewable resource more carefully, to the level feasible, to fulfill its aspiration to source 100 per cent renewable resource by 2030.