Infosys headcount up by 166 per cent but electricity consumption by only 20 per cent in one decade
Bengaluru: Infosys Limited has said 44.3 per cent of total electricity across the company’s campuses in India was from renewable sources in 2019-2020. The Bengaluru-headquartered company said it limited its absolute increase in electricity consumption to 20 per cent, while the employee strength grew by 166 per cent over the last decade.
According to the company’s 13th Annual Sustainability Report released recently, Infosys achieved a 33.5 MW reduction in connected load due to energy efficiency retrofits over the last decade.
Infosys commissioned an additional 10 MW capacity in the solar plant at Sira in Karnataka, to make it a 40 MW plant. With this, the company now has a total capacity of about 60 MW of solar PV across Infosys, including rooftop and ground-mounted systems, it said.
Infosys reduced the use of non-recyclable and single- use plastics by 91 per cent since 2018, it added.