Indian Transport & Logistics

GreenLine to deploy LNG-powered trucks for Hindustan Zinc

GreenLine will be investing ₹200 crore for deploying LNG-powered trucks for Hindustan Zinc’s road logistics operations.

GreenLine to deploy LNG-powered trucks for Hindustan Zinc
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India’s largest producer of Zinc, Lead & Silver, Hindustan Zinc, has chosen GreenLine Mobility Solutions (GreenLine), a part of Essar Group and a pioneer in green mobility solutions, as its sustainable logistics partner and is set to deploy GreenLine’s LNG-powered fleet in its supply chain and transportation operations.

The release reads “LNG-powered vehicles significantly reduce emissions compared to diesel and align perfectly with the sustainability goals of both organizations. This initiative will not only reduce the carbon footprint associated with transportation but also set new industry standards for green logistics.”

Arun Misra, CEO Hindustan Zinc said, "At Hindustan Zinc, we have embedded sustainable practices in every aspect of our operations to create a greener future for all. Sustainability is an integral part of our company’s identity and represents the core commitment of our management and employees. Deployment of LNG Vehicle align with our approved SBTi targets to reduce 50% of absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions and further reduction of 25% of absolute Scope 3 GHG emissions by FY2030 from the base year FY2020. By introducing LNG vehicles, we are not just showcasing our commitment towards decarbonising Indian mining but also paving the way for a transport revolution. This is yet another step towards our vision of net-zero by 2050 or sooner, and we look forward to scaling this up in the coming months."

Anand Mimani, CEO, GreenLine, said, “Indian corporate leadership is committed to reducing their carbon footprint, and we are enabling their mission with our green logistics solutions. Clean, green mobility solutions will play a very important role in helping industries achieve their sustainability goals. We are proud to be the chosen sustainable logistics partners of Hindustan Zinc and look forward to enabling decarbonisation of their heavy freight transportation.”

Hindustan Zinc is committed to targeting to be Net Zero emissions by 2050, or sooner and this agreement is the latest initiative towards achievement of this net zero target. The company has been ranked 3rd Globally and 1st in Asia Pacific Region in S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2022 under metals & mining sector.

GreenLine is pioneering sustainable freight transportation and is committed to reducing carbon emissions & promoting environmental responsibility in long haul heavy duty road logistics. The company will be investing ₹200 crore for deploying LNG-powered trucks for Hindustan Zinc’s road logistics operations.

GreenLine’s LNG-powered trucks, manufactured by Blue Energy Motors, reduce toxic emission significantly compared to diesel – CO2 by upto 30 percent, SOx by upto 100 percent, NOx by upto 59 percent, Particulate Matter by upto 91 percent and CO by upto 70 percent.

GreenLine has collaborated with multiple organizations to create India’s first & only integrated green logistics ecosystems to make LNG trucking a reality in India, paving the way for widespread adoption of LNG fuelled long haul trucks by showcasing its immense advantages for corporates.

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