ABB Power Products and Systems India outlines 2030 carbon-neutrality targets
Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India, listed as ABB Power Products and Systems India on the Indian stock exchanges, has unveiled a comprehensive program for achieving carbon-neutrality targets by the end of this decade in its own operations.
Parallelly, the company said that it is continuing to mobilize resources to protect its employees and help the Covid-19 relief efforts in India.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India will adopt a three-dimensional approach to decarbonization. The program is aimed to cut down the carbon footprint of its own operations and in the products that it supplies.
The company anticipates reaching its carbon-neutral target of 100% fossil-free electricity by the end of FY22. Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India will also electrify its operations to bring in further efficiencies over the coming years.
The other 2030 targets of the company are a reduction in CO2 emissions by 50% along the value chain and the deployment of greenhouse gas-free technology solutions.
A couple of more targets of Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India pertain to a reduction in waste generation by 50% and decreasing freshwater usage by 25% gradually in the next ten years.
N Venu – Managing Director and CEO of Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India said: “To get closer toward a carbon-neutral future, means that we have to start by strengthening our own environmental, social and governance practices. Electricity will be the backbone of the entire energy system and we are working on electrified, reliable, and decarbonized operations and products.
“With solutions such as our revolutionary electric-bus fast-charging technology, we remain at the forefront of enabling the clean energy transition.”