Yakult Danone India Adopts its First Global Solar Plant with SunSource Energy

Highlights :

  • Yakult Danone India Private Limited, an Indian food firm with headquarters in Delhi, recently announced the successful commissioning of the Yakult Group’s first solar plant erected at their cutting-edge production site in Haryana, India.
  • Noida-based solar & storage solution provider company, SunSource Energy is the company behind the Solar project. This solar power facility was built by Yakult’s global environmental vision for the year 2050.

Yakult Danone India Private Limited, an Indian food firm with headquarters in Delhi, recently announced the successful commissioning of the Yakult Group’s first solar plant erected at their cutting-edge production site in Haryana, India. Noida-based solar & storage solution provider company, SunSource Energy is the company behind the solar project. This solar power facility was built towards Yakult’s global environmental vision for the year 2050. This endeavor demonstrates Yakult Group’s dedication to taking significant steps toward achieving the sustainability vision and goals outlined in March 2021.

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Speaking on the occasion, Hiroshi Hamada, Managing Director, of Yakult Danone India, said, “ We have not only reduced our dependence on conventional sources of energy, but we will also see a positive change in the future. Strategically, we are looking at key trends to drive the growth of our business and we see India as an exciting market. As a leading Probiotic fermented milk drink brand, we are trying our best to be exemplary and innovative both on the technical front and business model sides.”

Tomoyuki Iwama, Director, of Yakult Danone India Private Limited added, Sustainability is extremely important for Yakult Danone India. We are proud to lead the sustainability agenda for the Yakult Group by becoming the first manufacturing facility in the Yakult system to set up a solar plant. SunSource Energy has helped us by delivering this innovatively designed project which has maximised the solar output for us.”

Ingenious engineering was used in this project to increase the capacity of the on-site solar panels. The project, which will supply up to 25% of the plant’s energy needs, is an original blend of rooftop, ground-mounted, and carport solar systems. The project is anticipated to produce about 8.8 lakh kWh of clean energy yearly and to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 810 tonnes annually.

Recently, SunSource Energy announced that it will double its goal for solar energy deployment. By 2027, the objective will have risen from 550 MW to 1 GW.

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