New Delhi, April 6 -- In a major push towards sustainable fertiliser production, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with renewable energy company ACME Cleantech Solutions on Friday.

Under this agreement, IFFCO will purchase around 2 lakh tonnes of green ammonia manufactured using renewable energy sources.

The green ammonia will be produced at ACME's upcoming facility in Gopalpur, Odisha, harnessing renewable power to generate the ammonia.

This environment-friendly ammonia will then be supplied to IFFCO for use in manufacturing nitrogen-based fertilisers at its plants in Paradeep (Odisha) and Kandla (Gujarat).

Ammonia is a crucial feedstock for fertiliser production, and this ...