Jamshedpur, March 24: Tata Steel Jamshedpur Works today witnessed installation of fourth rooftop solar power project of 1.44 MWp capacity at Hot Strip Mill.
The facility was inaugurated by Chaitanya Bhanu, Vice President Steel Manufacturing, Tata Steel at Hot Strip Mill. This project has been commissioned by Tata Power under the larger agreement with Tata Steel for installation of total 41MW at various location with a combination of roof top, floating and ground mounted solar panels across its locations.
Three rooftop solar projects at Central Warehouse, Cold Rolling Mill and Wire Rod Mill totalling to 5.13 MWp have been commissioned earlier. A floating solar power project of 10.8 MWp in Tata Steel Jamshedpur Works and ground mounted solar power project of 2.0 MWp is also planned at Sonari Airport.
At Tata Steel, sustainability has always been a core principle that is embedded in its business philosophy and is backed by a long-term, holistic vision of achieving identified targets. Several definitive steps across the value chain have been undertaken to reinforce its sustainability credentials. In recent past, power generation from solar and non-conventional energy sources have gained momentum across its operating locations. Tata Steel continues on its pursuit of clean energy solutions and expanding its renewable energy footprint.
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