Thyssenkrupp Elevator Signs PPA with Amplus to Procure Solar Power for Pune Facility

Thyssenkrupp Elevator, one of the world’s leading elevator companies, has collaborated with Gurgaon-headquartered Amplus Solar to set up an onsite solar power plant at their Pune facility.

The German Elevator maker’s India arm has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Amplus to procure 820 kWp of solar power for 20 years.

In line with this, Amplus has recently commissioned 820 kWp solar power plant at elevator manufacturer’s Pune facility, which includes 755 kWp of rooftop solar and a 65 kWp carport. 

The carport is unique in its construction, made up entirely of low weight, high strength Aluminium and has a premium design to match the aesthetic requirements of thyssenkrupp Elevator.

Through this initiative, thyssenkrupp Elevator (India) will generate 1,067 MWh of green energy in a year, equivalent to reducing 774 MT of carbon emissions annually.

Commenting on the development, Manish Mehan, CEO, & MD for Thyssenkrupp Elevator (India), said “this initiative reaffirms our commitment to energy and environmental conservation.”

On partnership with Amplus, Mehan stated that the entire team of Amplus has been very proficient and organized at their work. They did a commendable job within the stipulated time. We wish them all the best for their future endeavours.

The solar plant was inaugurated at thyssenkrupp Elevator’s multi-purpose facility at Chakan, Pune on 1st September in the presence of Manish Mehan, CEO and MD, thyssenkrupp Elevator (India) and the Amplus Team.

The company said that the project execution was especially challenging given the prevailing COVID-19 situation and restrictions, especially in Maharashtra.

‘’We are happy to be part of Thyssenkrupp’s green journey in India. Their decision to partner with Amplus reinforces our position as the best suited low carbon solutions provider for industrial customers,” said Sanjeev Aggarwal, CEO & MD, Amplus Solar.

Solar PV | News published on 11/09/2020 by Manu Tayal

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