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Thyssenkrupp Elevator teams up with Amplus for a Solar Plant at Pune Facility

Updated: September 14, 2020, 11:16 AM IST

Thyssenkrupp Elevator, one of the world's leading elevator companies, has collaborated with Amplus Solar to set up an onsite solar power unit at their Pune facility. thyssenkrupp Elevator (India) has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Amplus to procure 820 kWp of solar power for 20 years.

The Gurgaon-headquartered Amplus recently commissioned the 820 kWp solar power plant at the 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.

"This initiative reaffirms our commitment to energy and environmental conservation said Mr. Manish Mehan, CEO & MD for thyssenkrupp Elevator (India). Talking about the experience of working with Amplus, on their solar plant, Mr. 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 Mr. Manish Mehan, CEO and MD, thyssenkrupp Elevator (India) and the Amplus Team. 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 Mr. Sanjeev Aggarwal, CEO & MD, Amplus Solar.


DISCLAIMER: This information is published as per the press release sent to us. It has not been verified or ratified by OVERDRIVE.
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