JK Cement

JK Cement has an SBTi Target of reducing its CO₂ emissions by 21.7%, from FY2020 level of 680 kg CO₂/t cementitious material to 532 kg /t cementitious material by FY2030. The company is Improving energy efficiency, green power share, use of clean fuel and increasing the Blended Cement to achieve the climate target.

One of the integrated units located at Muddapur in Karnataka India has played a major role in reducing 17% of the group GHG emission target by FY2023 from FY2020 base value. The Muddapur unit has increased its green power consumption to 78% in FY2023 and is at the final stage of installing a WHRS plant, which will soon make it India’s first unit operating on 100% clean electrical energy.

The energy consumption portfolio of the unit consists of 9% electrical and 91% thermal energy consumption. They have been continuously investing in new technologies such as an improved AFR feeding system and chlorine by-pass system to overcome the hurdles in consuming AFR. The Muddapur kiln has increased the TSR rate by 19.6% by FY2023. The new investments will power the unit to replace more than 35% of fossil fuel with alternative fuels.