Bharathi Cement on Monday said it has commissioned a 10-megawatt (MW) solar power plant in its manufacturing facility at Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh. The project is executed by Hyderabad-based Fourth Partner Energy.
The plant aims to generate close to 1.6 crore units of electricity annually and help reduce Bharathi’s overall energy costs by reducing its reliance on thermal power. The Vicat Group, a French construction conglomerate, owns 51 per cent stake in Bharathi Cement and operates the facility.
“With this solar plant, we have reduced our dependence on thermal power and have fulfilled our internal solar renewable purchase obligation,” said Anoop Kumar Saxena, chief executive officer, Vicat India, a subsidiary of the Vicat Group and Bharathi Cement. Read More
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