Cleantech Solar, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions to corporations in India and Southeast Asia, has commissioned two projects with system sizes of 8.5 MW and 5.3 MW at its solar parks in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu respectively for UNO MINDA Group. Power from these solar projects will be procured on a captive basis.
This long-term solar partnership between Cleantech Solar and UNO MINDA is expected to generate approximately 495 GWh of clean energy during the lifetime of the projects, which amounts to a reduction of over 450 kilotonnes of CO2 emissions. The fully operational solar PV systems have been built by Cleantech Solar and will be operated and maintained by Cleantech Solar throughout the term of the agreement.
Mr. Rajiv Kapoor – CHRO of UNO MINDA Group, said: “Our vision is to fulfill 75 percent of our energy needs in our operation with renewable energy to make pollution-free India and to improve the quality of present and future generations. We are very pleased to partner with Cleantech Solar, for their support to achieve the first milestone of our vision w.r.t Renewable Energy and we are appreciating them for their high-quality, cost-competitive, and environment-friendly solar power. These solar projects will help us to move towards carbon neutrality.”
Mr. Raju Shukla, Founder, and CEO of Cleantech Solar said: “We are very pleased to partner with the UNO MINDA Group, providing them with high-quality, cost-competitive and environment-friendly solar power for their operations in India. These solar projects will significantly reduce carbon emissions whilst providing security of energy supply. We are proud to be part of this clean energy transition being spearheaded by top-tier automobile industry leaders like UNO MINDA and hope to take this partnership further in the coming years.”