India Yamaha Motor Commissions 1,100 KW Solar Rooftop Plant in TN

The rooftop installation would reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emission to the extent of 1,600 tonnes per year.

NEW AGE ROOFTOP MOUNTING

Japan-based Yamaha Motor company’s Indian arm, India Yamaha Motor at its Oragadam factory near Chennai has commissioned 1,100 KW rooftop solar power plant taking the total solar capacity to 1,450 KW at the unit.

The move has come as the company is planning to augment renewable energy.

Commenting on the development, India Yamaha Motor, Deputy Managing Director, Riuji Kawashima said, “Adoption of renewable power is the need of the hour in order to save energy and provide a clean and green environment to society. The installation of solar power project at our plant further reinstates our commitment towards building energy saving factory.”

The rooftop installation would reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emission to the extent of 1,600 tonnes per year. For setting up of the solar panels, the company has partnered with Mahindra Susten, the company said in a statement.

“We would like to highlight that our Chennai factory is the least carbon-di-oxide emission factory among the Yamaha Motor Group companies around the world,” Kawashima added.

The company has inaugurated the factory in 2015 and had installed 190 KW and 140 KW rooftop solar panels in spare parts, research and development buildings at the factory.

It further said that, the company has planned to augment the solar capacity to 3,500 KW at the Chennai plant by end of the year.

Source: PTI

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Manu Tayal

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Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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