INDIA – Siegwerk, a leading global provider of printing inks and coatings, proudly announces the inauguration of its state-of-the-art solar power park in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, on World Environment Day 2024.

This landmark project underscores Siegwerk’s commitment to sustainability and renewable energy, propelling the company closer to achieving 30% renewable energy consumption at its Bhiwadi Centre of Excellence (CoE).

The new facility, which can generate 2,028,000 kWh of electricity per year, was recently installed and significantly contributes to Siegwerk’s renewable energy targets.

The solar park, which spans 2.7 acres, is in Jaisalmer, a region renowned for its high solar radiation—approximately 20% greater than Bhiwadi—which allows for enhanced electricity generation.

This high level of solar radiation ensures efficient and abundant electricity production, supporting Siegwerk’s energy needs at the Bhiwadi site.

The solar park supports environmental sustainability and significantly reduces carbon emissions by 1,843 tons annually, demonstrating the power of renewable energy in combating climate change.

An agreement with DISCOM ensures that the solar power generated is efficiently integrated into the grid. The official power draw from the solar park will commence on May 8, 2024.

This project highlights Siegwerk’s strategic focus on generating a positive environmental impact by fostering innovation in energy solutions to contribute to a greener future for all.

Commenting on the unveiling of the solar power park, Ashish Pradhan, President of Siegwerk Asia, said, “Siegwerk India’s solar park project is a testament to our dedication to sustainable energy solutions and proactive approach to environmental responsibility.

“By significantly increasing its renewable energy consumption, Siegwerk sets an industry example, demonstrating the feasibility and benefits of transitioning to cleaner energy sources.

“We remain committed to sustainability and innovation, driving the transition to renewable energy and positively impacting the environment and the communities we serve.”

The solar park in Jaisalmer is expected to operate for 25 years, contributing to renewable energy production and long-term carbon reduction. Siegwerk’s new solar power park exemplifies the company’s dedication to sustainable development and environmental responsibility.

By harnessing the sun’s power, Siegwerk is reducing its carbon footprint and setting a benchmark for the industry in renewable energy adoption.

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