Coca-Cola plant goes green in Vijayawada


India’s FMCG company Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) Pvt Ltd on Monday announced that its beverage plant at Vijayawada has gone green by converting the factory into LED.

Coca-Cola, renewable, LED, lighting, Vijayawada, India
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The plant is said to be first of the 21 factories of the company to have 100 per cent LED lighting, by replacing in phases more than 420 panel lights, 380 high bay lights, 15 flameproof lights, and 75 tube lights, among others.

B Rajasekhar Reddy, Factory Manager, HCCB Vijayawada, said: “It is a matter of pride that Vijayawada factory of HCCB has achieved the distinction of being the first factory of the company to have 100 per cent LED lighting.

This is in line with HCCB’s vision of utilizing 40 per cent of all its energy requirements through green and clean fuel by 2018. We shall continue to explore avenues for enhancing renewable energy usage in future.”


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