Apollo Tyres to build power plant at Tamil Nadu factory

ERJ staff report (BC)

Chennai – To meet its electricity requirements in a power-starved Tamil Nadu province, Apollo Tyres Ltd is planning to set up a 15 MW coal-fired thermal power plant at its Oragadam factory.

Two units each of 7.5 MW will service production of 550 tonnes of passenger vehicle and truck/bus radial tyres per day, the company said in a statement.

The power plant will run for 18 hours a day, with an effluent generation of 41 kilolitres per hour.

100 tonnes of flyash per day will…

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