Sunsure Energy, one of India’s leading renewable energy producers, has signed an open-access solar PPA with Kajaria Ceramics, India’s largest manufacturer of vitrified ceramic tiles.
Green Energy to Reduce Emissions: Kajaria Ceramics Partners with Sunsure Energy
Under the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Kajaria Ceramics will be supplied with green energy. This will enable it to significantly reduce its emissions. The PPA was signed in the presence of Mr. R.C. Rawat and Mr. Vinit Kumar of Kajaria Ceramics and Mr. Shashank Sharma (CEO and Founder, Sunsure), Mr. Vinod Sharma (Senior Vice President) of Sunsure Energy.
This is an important step for Kajaria Ceramics to decarbonize its energy pipeline. Thanks to the PPA, Sunsure Energy will supply over 15.75 Mn of green energy to Sikandrabad’s Kajaria plant. This will enable them to offset more than 12.6 million kg. emissions per year over the next 25 years.
Commenting on the PPA agreement, Mr. R.C. Rawat, COO (A & T) and Company Secretary of Kajaria Ceramics said, “Technology, research, design and quality have always been Kajaria’s main focus and have led the organization to become India’s largest tile manufacturer. Our move to RE power with Sunsure Energy is our attempt to conduct our business in the most responsible and sustainable manner. We are delighted to have Sunsure Energy as a partner in our journey towards decarbonization.”
Mr. Shashank Sharma, Founder, President and CEO of Sunsure Energy, said, “It gives us immense pleasure to join forces with India’s largest tile manufacturer, taking another step towards making our country greener. We welcome Kajaria Ceramics to our family of valued customers. It is very promising to see organizations of Kajaria’s stature joining the green energy revolution. We look forward to continuing to leverage our strengths in the renewable energy sector to help Kajaria Ceramics continue its journey towards carbon neutrality. Together, we are committed to creating a better, sustainable future for India.”
Partner of Choice for Green Energy in India
Sunsure Energy is one of India’s largest producers of renewable energy. It is backed by Partners Group AG with an equity investment of $400 million to develop over 3 GW of RE assets by 2027. Founded in 2015, Sunsure has developed and installed solar power plants for energy-intensive industrial customers in 16 Indian states. Sunsure is the partner of choice for RE100-committed companies operating in India, and prides itself on its ability to deliver end-to-end decarbonization solutions in line with the company’s long-term sustainability goals.
Kajaria Ceramics is India’s largest manufacturer of ceramics and vitrified tiles. It has an annual aggregate capacity of 81.55 mn. square meters. Founded 34 years ago, Kajaria has gone from strength to strength thanks to hard work, innovation and the support of our demanding customers. Kajaria Ceramics increased its capacity by 1 mn. m² at 81.55 min. m². over the past 34 years and offers more than 3,000 options in ceramic tiles, glazed tiles, designer tiles and much more. With an unprecedented commitment to quality, Kajaria has strived to adopt the latest technologies and standards as times change.