Tata CVs made with green energy: Tata Power tie up at Pune plant – Times of India

Tata Motors and Tata Power today signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to set up a 4 MWp solar project at its Pune manufacturing facility. The company states that the installation is likely to generate 5.8 million units of electricity, mitigating over 10 lakh tonnes of carbon emission. This is equivalent to planting over 16 lakh teak trees over a lifetime.
“We have been exploring different business models for using renewable energy to promote sustainable business growth. In FY22, the total renewable energy contribution at our CV Pune plant was 32%. With this agreement, we reaffirm our commitment to moving closer to our goals of cultivating 100% renewable energy capacity,” says Alok Kumar Singh, Plant Head, Commercial Vehicle Manufacturing Facility, Tata Motors.
Until FY22, Tata Motors at its Pune plant, including its passenger and commercial manufacturing facility, deployed a 15 MWp solar project that generates 21 million kWh of renewable electricity. In the next few years, the company plans to expand the solar capacity of its Pune plant to meet the growing demand for renewable energy.
“Tata Power is pleased to collaborate with Tata Motors in supporting the expansion of green energy utilisation through this 4 MWp power project at its manufacturing facility in Pune,” says Shivram Bikkina, Chief – Solar Rooftop,Tata Power.
In FY22, Tata Motors generated 92.39 million kWh of renewable electricity across all its manufacturing plants in India which is 19.4% of the total power consumption leading to avoidance of 72,992 metric tons of carbon dioxide, says the official statement.

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