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Tata Power, British Gas partner to solarise Toyota Manufacturing UK

Our Bureau Bangalore | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on August 25, 2014

Tata Power Solar (TPS), a Bangalore-based solar manufacturers, and British Gas have commissioned 3,475,000 kWh commercial solar PV installation for Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd.

The installation, which was officially switched on August 21 at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s engine production centre at Deeside in North Wales, will feed directly into Toyota UK's electrical distribution network used to power manufacturing operations at the site, home to European production of Toyota petrol and hybrid petrol engines.

The solar plant is set to significantly reduce the site’s carbon emissions and has the potential to generate enough electricity to produce up to 22,500 engines a year.

Ajay Goel, CEO, Tata Power Solar said, “Our partnership with British Gas is the beginning of a great working relationship and we see huge potential in the UK and Europe market for solar.”

 

Published on August 25, 2014
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