Green energy goals achievable with right steps taken now: Sunil Mittal

Mittal said the telecom sector as a whole was working to become carbon neutral by 2030, and at India's scale, even reaching 80% of that would be a huge achievement

Sunil Mittal

Bharti Airtel group chairman Sunil Mittal (left); Nandan Nilekani, the non-executive chairman at Infosys

Neha Alawadhi New Delhi
If tech companies take steps in the right direction now, India can get close to its goal of having net zero emissions by 2070, and being carbon neutral by 2030, as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said Sunil Bharti Mittal at a virtual event on Friday.

"Most tech companies are currently guzzlers of energy and most of the power is currently on fossil fuel based providers. While that is fast changing, but that doesn't mean that we at our size should not start to accelerate our journey towards more greener power consumption," he said in conversation with Nandan Nilekani, the non-executive chairman at Infosys.

Mittal and Nilekani were conversing as part of a session on "Zero G to Zero

First Published: Dec 03 2021 | 8:10 PM IST

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