Tata Power Solar commissions a 100 kW rooftop solar project for Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts

Tata Power Solar commissions

Tata Power Solar has announced that it has successfully commissioned a 100 kW rooftop solar project for Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts Pvt. Ltd., near Bengaluru. The company completed its first solar project in record time of 21 days.

The project is built on the administrative office building of the auto parts manufacturing unit and will be used for captive consumption.

Tata Power Solar used its 340 modules for the project, it will generate 1, 46,000 units of power and offset nearly 117 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually.

Speaking on the project, Ashish Khanna, ED & CEO, Tata Power Solar, said, “We are pleased to partner with Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts for this project. This was a particularly stimulating project for us, given the stringent timelines, and completing it in record time of 21 days showcased our company’s project management skills. Our team executed this project by using the latest supply chain management techniques. We believe adoption of solar in the industry by Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts will help build momentum and could be a possible tipping point for other auto component manufacturing companies to go green.”

K G Mohan Kumar, Jt. Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts, said, “As a responsible corporate citizen, we remain focused towards energy security and environment. We have always nurtured green initiatives and we strongly believe in the power of renewable energy in enabling a more sustainable business process. This plant is a first step in that direction and based on the sustenance and reliability of this, we will look at further scaling up our plans in renewable energy. We thank Tata Power Solar for setting this project in such an efficient manner while keeping the renowned high Tata standards.”

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