Yamaha Motor India Group further strengthened its commitment towards environment conservation by installing 1,100 KW rooftop solar power plant at company’s manufacturing facility in Chennai. With this new installation, the total solar capacity of Yamaha’s Chennai plant has increased to 1,450 KW and the company has plans to increase the total rooftop solar capacity to 3,500 KW by the end of this year.
The new rooftop solar panels cover factory building area including body shop, engine building, bus parking and walkways for the employees and visitors. The unique feature of this installation is the solar panels which have been mounted over the walkways in the plant premises. The covered walkway with solar panels will not only help in generating the green energy but also in protecting the employees from tough weather condition.