UltraTech Cement to acquire 26% equity in O2 Renewable Energy, ET RealEstate

March 28, 2024

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NEW DELHI: UltraTech Cement on Wednesday said it will acquire 26 per cent equity of O2 Renewable Energy, a company engaged in the generation and transmission of renewable energy. This will help the Aditya Birla Group firm meet green energy needs, optimise energy costs and comply with regulatory requirements for captive power consumption under electricity laws.

The cement maker company has entered into an energy supply agreement and share subscription and shareholders agreement with O2 Renewable Energy.

“The acquisition is for the purposes of meeting the company’s green energy needs, optimising energy cost and complying with regulatory requirements related to captive power consumption under electricity laws,” UltraTech said in a regulatory filing.

On the equity investment, the company said it would be a cash consideration of up to Rs 15.68 crore and expects to complete it within 180 days from the signing of the agreement.

  • Published On Mar 28, 2024 at 03:00 PM IST

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