Jindal Stainless Restricted (JSL) is eager make an funding within the renewable vitality sector to arrange 300 MW photo voltaic and wind capacities in three states, its MD Abhyuday Jindal mentioned. There will likely be no extra investments in thermal vitality, he informed PTI. Nonetheless, the industrialist didn’t specify the quantity JSL intends to speculate to arrange the renewable capability.
“It will likely be very untimely to offer any determine. However we’re eager to put money into the renewable sector. The capacities will likely be each photo voltaic and wind,” Jindal mentioned talking on the sidelines of the International Stainless Metal Expo (GSSE) 2022.
When requested in regards to the capability and the places of the challenge, he replied 300 MW of photo voltaic and wind vitality capability will likely be arrange in Odisha, Haryana and Rajasthan. The inexperienced vitality generated from the challenge will likely be used to fabricate chrome steel as “we’re increasing,” Jindal mentioned.
The nation’s largest chrome steel maker Jindal Stainless owns and operates 1.1 million tonne every year (MTPA) plant in Jajpur, Odisha. The corporate sources vitality from its 264 megawatt MW captive thermal energy plant, to run the unit.
JSL is increasing the capability at Jajpur by one other 1 MT to 2.1 MTPA.
“As a part of the federal government’s mission of carbon-neutrality, JSL can also be eager to maneuver on to renewable sources to fabricate chrome steel. Phasing out of our current thermal capability would rely on authorities guidelines and laws,” he mentioned.