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Panasonic Life Solutions India commissions a 6 MWp rooftop solar project in Ranjangaon Maharashtra

Panasonic Life Solutions India commissions a 6 MWp rooftop solar project in Ranjangaon Maharashtra

The project has been set-up in association with FIAT India Automobiles Limited

Panasonic Life Solutions India (PLSIND) in association with FIAT India Automobiles Limited announced the commissioning of a 6 MWp rooftop solar plant in Ranjangaon, Pune, Maharashtra. The project aims to contribute towards environmental sustainability and support India’s energy transition goals. The energy produced from this plant will be utilized for in-house captive consumption.

Mr. Dinesh Aggarwal, Joint Managing Director, Panasonic Life Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The commissioning of the prestigious 6 MWp solar plant is another major achievement for us, despite the global pandemic. Our focus remains on providing sustainable solutions to corporates with our expertise in turn-key solar installation and maintenance services. This will boost the momentum towards achieving the energy transition goals for India. Through our global proficiency in the renewable energy space, we will continue to strengthen our network and facilitate further expansion and growth in this space.”

The state-of-the-art designed solar rooftop project has been installed on multiple roofs within the factory premises using high efficiency 445 Wp Half cut Mono PERC Solar modules of ‘Anchor by Panasonic’ and high efficiency 110 kW string inverters. This plant will help generate approx. 91 lakhs kWh of solar energy annually and assist in eliminating almost 8,500 tons of CO2 emissions.

Speaking about the joint initiative, Mr. Rakesh Baweja – Senior Vice President, from FIAT said, “We are happy to associate with Panasonic Life Solutions India in an endeavor to promote green energy shift in our manufacturing processes. Today, we have about 18% of green energy being utilized at our plant, and we intend to increase it up to 35%-40% of our total energy requirement. We aim to enhance our sustainability efforts by utilizing more green energy resources in our manufacturing operations. We commend the PLSIND team’s adherence to meticulousness and best practices at each stage of the project and overall support extended to set up this 6 MWp roof-top solar plant successfully.”

The plant is also equipped with zero power export to ensure that no energy is injected to the grid. Thereby, utilizing 100% of the solar energy capacity within the plant premises. PLSIND will also be looking at the operations and maintenance of the plant to monitor energy generation and to ensure maximum output from the solar plant.

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