ITC Commissions 14.9 MW Off-Site Solar Power Plant In Tamil Nadu


The 14.9 MW solar plant in Dindigul is about 450 km from Chennai

ITC Limited has commissioned its first off-site solar plant in Tamil Nadu, the company said. It was done through an investment of Rs 76 crore.

The 14.9 MW solar plant in Dindigul is about 450 km from Chennai.

“At ITC, we have relentlessly pursued a mission for environmental stewardship through a gamut of large scale endeavours that comprehensively address the threat of climate change,” Group Head, ITC Life Sciences and Technology, Central Projects, Sanjiv Rangrass said.

“Our large scale investments in renewable energy assets are an integral part of our low carbon strategy aimed at making a meaningful contribution to a net zero economy,” he said.

The solar plant spread across 59 acre, has been built with latest technology and complies with all national and international standards on design and safety.

“The unit would generate over 22 million units of renewable energy annually for ITC’s hotels, food manufacturing plants, paper manufacturing unit, printing and packaging factories in Tamil Nadu.”

The project, in line with ITC Chairman Sanjiv Puri’s ‘Sustainability 2.0’ Vision, under which ITC plans to meet 100 per cent of the entire grid electricity requirements from renewable sources by 2030 and contribute to combat the threat of climate change.

According to the company, its renewable energy portfolio powers 20 factories, nine hotels, six office buildings of ITC in Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Bihar, Haryana, West Bengal and Punjab.


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