Cipla has announced the commercial operation of additional capacity of captive renewable energy power plant in Maharashtra and Karnataka.
In January 21, Cipla had commissioned 30 MWp solar project at Tuljapur, Maharashtra and now further added 16 MWp of solar capacity. These projects have been commissioned in partnership with AMP Energy India. The project will support the company’s green energy requirements for its manufacturing units at Kurkumbh and Patalganga and research and development centre at Vikhroli, Maharashtra, replacing around 70 per cent of total consumption for these unit to green energy. In Karnataka, a wind-solar hybrid captive power plant with capacity as 9 MWp solar +2.7 MVA of wind has been commissioned in partnership with CleanMax Enviro Energy Solutions. This project will help in migrating the 85 per cent of power requirement to renewable source for its manufacturing units in Karnataka.