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Crompton Strengthens its Footprint in the Agricultural Sector; Secures Fourth Order for Solar Water Pumping System from Haryana Govt

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20 March 2024, Haryana: Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd. has announced that it has received its fourth consecutive order of solar water pumping system under the PM-KUSUM scheme from the state of HaryanaThe latest order, sanctioned by the New & Renewable Energy Department Haryana and HAREDA includes the supply, installation, and commissioning of 7.5 HP DC; 10 HP AC and 10 HP DC solar photovoltaic water pumping systems which are worth over Rs. 9 crores. This is part of a larger initiative led by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), aiming to replace and establish new connections for 6.5 Lac pumps across India. Total orders accrued till now from HAREDA stands at Rs 65.6 crores.

Moreover, Crompton has secured a Letter of Empanelment for 2500 solar pumping systems in Maharashtra from MSEDCL (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd.) for 500 systems and MEDA (Maharashtra Energy Development Agency) for 2000 systems.

Another Letter of Empanelment has been received for 1000 solar pumping systems in Rajasthan from the Commissionerate of Horticulture, Rajasthan. The total value of Letters of Empanelment received amounts to approximately Rs 85 crores. Crompton aims to deploy over 10,000 solar-powered pumps under the PM-KUSUM Scheme in the next few years, in its efforts to make an impact in the energy efficiency category.

Rajat Chopra, VP and Business Head, Pumps at Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd. said, “We are thrilled to secure the fourth consecutive order for solar pumping systems in Haryana under the PM-KUSUM Scheme, along with Letters of Empanelment from Maharashtra & Rajasthan Govts., signifying our solid dedication to delivering cutting-edge and sustainable solutions to the agricultural sector. At Crompton, we believe that innovation is a part of our DNA, driving us to continually redefine boundaries. Our success in the solar water pumps category strengthens our position as we continually strive to bring advanced and sustainable solutions to the industry. We understand the crucial role pumps play in ensuring agricultural efficiency and economic prosperity. Therefore, we’re proud to contribute to Haryana’s sustainable development goals by empowering farmers with reliable solar-powered irrigation solutions. We believe this collaboration will pave the way for a brighter future for agriculture in the state.”

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