Big Basket Switches to Solar with Amplus Energy to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Through using solar energy, it is expected to generate 310,64,120 units of green power which in turn will help in trimming its CO2 emissions by 29,440 metric tonnes for a term period of 20 years.

August 28, 2019. By News Bureau

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Amplus Energy Solutions has announced that it has joined hands with Big Basket to install solar plants across its outlets in India.

As per the agreement signed, Amplus will install over 1.4 MWp of solar power plants at twelve facilities of Big Basket spread across four states namely – Haryana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

The motive behind Big Basket of investing in green initiatives is – they want to power their growth by adopting environmentally conscious methods including switching to solar power for their future energy needs along with saving on their electricity bills.

Through using solar energy, it is expected to generate 310,64,120 units of green power which in turn will help in trimming its CO2 emissions by 29,440 metric tonnes for a term period of 20 years.

Remarking on the deal, Amplus Solar, CEO & MD, Sanjeev Aggarwal said, “Solar sector in India is growing at a rapid pace, and Big Basket as a leader in online grocery market will set the benchmark for other companies in the segment to follow environmentally conscious way for growth. With this partnership, Big Basket will be able to reduce their CO2 emissions to a large extent.”

“Online grocery sector in India is moving very rapidly with highly competitive market. We have experienced rapid growth over the last few years, which will continue going forward. For us, adopting solar power was always a natural choice for not to just reduce our energy costs but also to ensure our carbon footprint is offset by this initiative, we will continue to follow green ways to grow our business,” said Ramesh V.S, co-founder, Big Basket.

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