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Ashok Leyland ups sourcing of clean energy, to cut carbon footprint by 60%

Hinduja Renewables, part of the Hinduja Group, has built a solar plant for Ashok Leyland

Ashok Leyland undertakes cost cutting measures to save Rs 500 crore
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The journey for this solar plant started in May 2020 and it was set up through the company's subsidiary, Prathama Solarconnect Energy Pvt Ltd

T E Narasimhan Chennai
Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland has increased the sourcing of clean energy to 60 per cent for its countrywide operations. 

Around 75 per cent of its energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and around 60 per cent throughout India is procured through the solar rooftop, solar ground mount, and wind-based renewable energy, the company said.

Hinduja Renewables, part of the Hinduja Group, has built a solar plant for Ashok Leyland. The plant, with a capacity of 75 MWp, is located in Sivagangai district in Tamil Nadu. 

This plant is one of the largest group captive solar plants in India serving a single client. The

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First Published: Feb 17 2021 | 12:11 PM IST

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