India’s Shree Cement tops 1000 MW green power

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India’s Shree Cement will generate more than 1000 MW of electricity from solar (photo: 10 MW Jharkand Solar power plant), wind, thermal and waste heat recovery (WHR) capacity. The renewable energy portfolio of India’s third largest cement manufacturer is already almost 50%. This accomplishment was marked by the commissioning of a 19.5 MW solar power plant at its manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh. The company plans to invest Rs 1000 crore in FY25 to install an additional 202 MW of renewable energy capacity. This will include 132 MW solar capacity in five states, Jharkhand, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, 36 MW of wind generation in Rajasthan and 34 MW of WHR-capacity in Karnataka and Rajasthan.