Cleantech Solar commissions 2.6 MW on-site rooftop solar PV system for Exide Industries Limited’s Chloride Metals Limited in Haldia

New Delhi, India, 7 June 2022: Cleantech Solar, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions to corporations in India and Southeast Asia, has commissioned a 2.6 MW rooftop solar PV system at the newly built manufacturing facility of Chloride Metals Limited in Haldia, West Bengal. Chloride Metals Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Exide Industries Limited, India’s largest battery company.

This long-term solar partnership between Cleantech Solar and Chloride Metals Limited is expected to generate approximately 76.8 GWh of clean energy during the lifetime of the project, which amounts to a reduction of over 70 kilotonnes of CO2 emissions. The fully operational solar PV system has been financed, designed and constructed by Cleantech Solar and will be operated and maintained by Cleantech Solar across the term of the agreement. It will boost the industry leader’s sustainability efforts by adding renewable solar power to their energy mix.

Mr. Raju Shukla, Founder and CEO of Cleantech Solar, said: “We are delighted to be the solar partner of choice for Chloride Metals Limited, helping them power their operations sustainably with our top-of-the-line solar solution. It is heartening to see the ever-increasing uptake of clean, renewable energy by industry leaders. This solar PV system will not only reduce their carbon emissions, but also improve the company’s bottom line and provide long-term energy security. Cleantech Solar would like to congratulate both teams for the successful commissioning of this rooftop project.”

This project is co-funded by Climate Investor One.