100 KW solar power plant comes up at Coca-Cola’s Ludhiana bottling facility

Ludhiana Beverages Private Limited, an authorized franchise bottler of Coca-Cola, has announced commissioning of a 100 KW solar power plant.

The plant with an annual power generation capability of 1,32,000 KW will reduce its the carbon footprint by over two per cent.

Shubha Sekhar, director and head CSR & sustainability, Coca-Cola India & South West Asia, said, “We, at Coca-Cola India are working to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions across our entire value chain by making comprehensive changes in our manufacturing processes.”

“By using best-in-class technology and upgradation of infrastructure we have been able to reduce our Energy Use Ratio (EUR) – amount of energy used for producing a litre of beverage, by 18% between 2012 and 2015. Commissioning of solar power plant at Ludhiana Beverages is a testament to our commitment of growing our business in India without increasing greenhouse gas emission,” he added.

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