In its commitment to strengthen the use of renewable energy and reduce carbon footprint, Walmart India and Amplus Energy Solutions today announced a partnership for green energy. The companies are signing a Power Purchase Agreement for 15 Best Price Modern Wholesale Stores located across five states – Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh. The total capacity that will be provided using rooftop PV plants located at these stores is approximately 5 MW. Once completed, these plants over their lifetime will help in saving 172,000 MT CO2, which is equivalent to planting 215,000 trees.
Making the announcement, Krish Iyer, President & CEO, Walmart India, said, we are pleased to partner with Amplus, an expert and leader in the distributed solar industry, to help us achieve Sanjeev Aggarwal, Managing Director & CEO at Amplus, noted “We are honoured to be associated with Walmart, a leader in adopting sustainable energy across the world. Amplus has been chosen after a very rigorous selection process led by a very knowledgeable in-house team of Walmart and we are fully committed to delivering high quality solar projects and industry- leading operations and maintenance solutions to Walmart over the term of the PPA.”