HealthCare Global Enterprises commissions solar power plant in Jagaluru
HealthCare Global Enterprises (HCG), an Indian cancer care provider, has commissioned a 2.25MW solar power plant in the Jagaluru Village, Davangere district in Karnataka.
Installed across 7.2 acres of land, the solar power project in Jagaluru is part of HealthCare Global Enterprises’ contribution towards enhancing environmental and social factors with energy optimization and a bid to achieve zero emissions.
The cancer care provider said that as a phase 1 initiative, the solar power plant is implemented at its flagship center in Bengaluru KR Road and HCG Suchirayu Hospital located in Hubli.
The solar power plant is designed to produce 1,040 lakh units of electricity over a 25-year period and bring down carbon emissions by up to 76,200 metric tons. Besides, the solar power project will help HealthCare Global Enterprises save up to INR 4.2 crores in the form of average annual savings.
As a part of phase 2, HealthCare Global Enterprises, in the future, plans to execute the initiative at all its centers in other regions.
Dr. B S Ajaikumar — Healthcare Global Enterprises Executive Chairman said: “Maintaining our planet’s ecosystems is imperative for creating a healthier world for the coming generations and what better sector than healthcare to recognize the criticality of this need.
“HCG is happy to steer this landmark solar-powered sustainability initiative across our network which will undoubtedly make a lasting contribution to our healthcare sustainability goals and objectives.”
HealthCare Global Enterprises had roped in CleanMax Enviro Energy Solutions as the implementation partner for the solar power project with the latter to support operations, maintenance, and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services.