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Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI), announced Wednesday that it has installed its third wind-turbine system in Karnataka.
According to a company statement, the 2.7 MW wind turbine located at Jagalur in Davanagere will produce 75 lakh kWh annually. This will allow HMSI’s Narsapura plant to reduce its carbon emissions by more that 5,400 tons each year.
HMSI will now produce a total of 7.4 MW wind energy including its wind turbine systems installed in Gujarat at Radhanpur (2 MW capacity) and Bhanvad (2.7 MW capacity).
HMSI Managing Director, President & CEO, Atsushi Ogata said the latest wind turbine installation brings the company a step closer towards achieving its environmental goal of carbon neutrality for all products and activities by 2050.
According to the company, it now has a cumulative renewable energy capacity of more than 67 MW at all its plants.
The statement stated that HMSI used more than 87 million kWh units of electricity from renewable sources in the financial year 2021-22.