In a conscious move towards reducing dependence on non-renewable energy and cost-saving measure, Anupam Rasayan India Limited the custom synthesis & specialty chemicals major, has issued a Letter of Intent to install solar power by investing a sum of Rs 43 crore.
The entire capital expenditure of Rs. 43 crore will be funded from the company’s recently concluded IPO proceeds. The size of the plant will be 12.50 MW and will cater to the energy requirements of Anupam Rasayan’s major units. The company operates six manufacturing facilities in Gujarat.
Speaking about the planned investment in renewable energy, Anand Desai , Managing Director of Anupam Rasayan, said “environmental sustainability is high in our priority, and we will constantly look into opportunities in this space. it is important for industry players like us to be price sensitive as well as minimize carbon footprints. The proposed solar plant will help us rationalise our energy costs through an estimated saving of around Rs 10 crore per annum for next 25 years. This is a significant step in terms of ensuring undeterred power supply and and transitioning towards clean source of energy.