Maruti Suzuki India Limited has arrange a 20 MWp1 solar energy plant at its Manesar facility to make sure the utmost utilisation of renewable power in its operations.
Equivalent to the power required for the manufacturing of greater than 67,000 models, the facility plant will contribute 28,000 MWH2 yearly to the group’s manufacturing unit.
This isn’t the primary time that the Delhi-headquartered OEM took an initiative to utilise renewable power to facilitate their operations. In 2014, the corporate put in its first solar energy plant of 1 MWp capability at its Manesar facility, which was later expanded to 1.3 MWp. Spreading the initiative throughout their crops, Maruti Suzuki commissioned a 5 MWp carport type photovoltaic solar energy plant at its Gurugram manufacturing unit in 2020.
With the addition of their newest photo voltaic plant on the Manesar facility, the corporate’s mixed solar energy era capability, throughout its crops, quantities to 26.3 MWp. The growth will be certain that the corporate steers away from no less than 20,000 tons of CO2 emissions yearly.
Hisashi Takeuchi, MD and CEO stated, “Harnessing renewable energy is the need of the hour. We are committed to the government’s vision of making India rich in the use of renewable energy sources. Further, taking ahead Prime Minister’s vision shared at the COP26 meet, our efforts are aligned towards encouraging decarbonisation in a bid to bring down emissions. Our company has been committed to the cause of expanding the use of sustainable energy options to optimise our operations. The power generation from this initiative will constitute over 11.5 percent of the power requirement of the facility at Manesar. We continue to constantly enhance our efforts to expand the use of clean resources in our operations.”
The firm says the facility plant is impressed by the East-West course idea and put in in such a approach that that minimal quantity of land is used for max era. It can accomadate no less than 9,000 completed automobiles inside the ability.