ITC commissions first offsite solar plant in Tamil Nadu

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Chennai, Dec 28 : ITC Limited has commissioned its first offsite solar plant at Dindigul in Tamil Nadu. The 14.9 MW solar plant, built at an investment of Rs 76 crores, will help reduce CO2 emissions over the course of its lifetime.

The plant has already helped ITC to achieve the rare feat of meeting 90 per cent of its electricity requirement from renewable sources in the state, a company release said here today.

Spread over 59 acres, the solar plant was built with the latest in solar technology and complies with all national and international standards on design and safety.

The unit will generate over 22 million units of renewable energy annually for ITC’s hotels, food manufacturing plants, paper manufacturing facility and printing and packaging factories in Tamil Nadu.

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