Indian co Heritage Foods switches on 2.3-MW solar plant - report
Oct 1, 2013 - Food retailer Heritage Foods India Ltd has brought online a 2.34-MW solar power installation for captive consumption in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the Hindu Business Line said Monday.
The solar system, situated in Andhra Pradesh’s Medak district, was built by Mahindra EPC Pvt Ltd for 90 days. Featuring more than 9,360 multi-crystalline photovoltaic (PV) modules, it is estimated to be capable of producing over 4 million kWh each year, the daily cited Heritage Foods’ president M Sambasiva Rao as saying. The facility is also estimated to offset about 3,300 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission per year.
Heritage Foods, one of the largest private sector dairy firms in southern India, will use the output of the plant to power its dairy division in Hyderabad.
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