New Delhi: Utkarsh India Limited successfully installed a captive Solar energy plant for generating 1MW of Power to meet its growing power demand at Hooghly, West Bengal.
An array of 1824 solar panels covered the area, which will aid in the carbon abatement of 1250 tonnes of Co2 per year which isequivalent to the tree plantation of 38750 to 57500 numbers per year and the plant will generate 12.5 Lacs units of energy per year.
The estimated amount of reduction in Carbon Footprint will reduce by 125 MT pa by reducing the emission of Carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The Project aims to contribute towards environmental sustainability & marks an important milestone on the road to the company’s goal of adopting new technology.
Speaking on the occasion of the Solar Power Plant inauguration Utkarsh Bansal -Director said that “This is an important first step towards tapping renewable energy for our requirement. We look forward to scaling up the solar project across our different units. As the world is moving towards reducing carbon emissions, we would like to play a proactive role and provide thought leadership towards achieving environmental sustainability.”
The Solar Project has been developed by ONergy Solar (Punam Energy Pvt Ltd).