Stovekraft inaugurates solar rooftop system at Bengaluru factory
Stovekraft, an Indian kitchen appliances and cookware manufacturer, has inaugurated a solar PV rooftop system at its factory in Bengaluru.
The company, which owns the Pigeon and Gilma brands, said that it has installed what is India’s first solar PV rooftop system with higher efficiency mono PERC 535/540Wp PV Module.
Stovekraft’s Bengaluru facility is spread over 16 acres and has a roof space of 4,50,000sft.
took a giant step towards producing clean energy and reducing carbon emissions. The company inaugurated India’s first Solar PV Rooftop System with higher efficiency mono PERC 535/540Wp PV Module. The company has implemented this project in its Bengaluru factory, which is spread across 16 acres, and has more than 4,50,000 sq. ft roof space.
Rajendra Gandhi — MD of Stovekraft said: “We believe in sustainability as a key driver of growth. Futuristic businesses across the globe have started a movement towards renewable energy.
“Our solar rooftop project is one such initiative. Eventually, we envisage, we will be able to commission renewable energy assets to generate 80% of our annual requirement.”
StoveKraft expects the solar rooftop project in Bangalore to cut down its carbon footprint by 5000MT, while decreasing its dependency on non-renewable energy. The kitchen appliances and cookware manufacturer expects power generation of 50 lakh units per year.
The company had partnered with Integrum Energy for building the renewal assets. It has installed the Mono PERC Module with 535 Wp/ 540Wp from JA Solar and inverters from Solis.