Tata Motors signs a PPA with Tata Power for solar project

Tata Motors has signed a solar power purchase agreement with Tata Power to install and operate a 3 MWp rooftop solar project at its Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU) plant, in Pune.

The solar project is expected to generate nearly 45 lakh KWh per year, reducing carbon emissions by approximately 3,538 tonnes per year, said a press release.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rajesh Khatri, Vice-President – Operations, PVBU, Tata Motors, said, “After the recent inauguration of India’s largest solar carport at our car plant in Pune, this project marks a new milestone in our ongoing efforts to reduce our impact on the planet.”

Mr. Ravinder Singh, Chief-Solar Rooftops Business, Tata Power, said, “As One Tata initiative, we are glad to partner with Tata Motors to help them transform their PVBU Pune Unit. This partnership represents our collective effort to help Tata Motors lower their carbon footprint and achieve its net zero carbon goal.”