One of the largest solar single-rooftop projects in Thailand
RAYONG, Thailand, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Thai company S. Kijchai has signed a binding, long-term agreement with Total Solar Distributed Generation (DG) to provide a solar-powered rooftop in Rayong, Thailand.
The goal is to drive down power costs by more than 25%, allowing the customer to save more than 16m USD across the lifetime of the system, as well as reduce their carbon footprint in a sustainable way.
The project is one of the biggest single-rooftops, solar projects in South-East Asia. The PV system will combine more than 17,500 solar panels, covering an area of more than 38,000 sqm. The total capacity of the solar project is 7 megawatts (MW), which is expected to generate 9.6 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of clean energy annually. 6,600 tons of CO2 should be saved annually, which is equivalent to planting 550,000 new trees per year.
"Total Solar DG is committed to helping customers drive down both power costs and carbon footprint. We are very pleased to be selected as a partner of S. Kijchai’s commitment to sustainability. Total has a unique ability to support those customers with particularly large rooftops and asset portfolios. Total is committed to helping Thailand reduce power costs, pollution and climate change impacts for the country," said Gavin Adda, CEO of Total Solar DG SEA.
About S. Kijchai
S. Kijchai is one of the leading manufacturers of wood-based panels in South East Asia. www.skn.co.th
About Total Solar Distributed Generation SEA
Total Solar DG Southeast Asia is a wholly owned affiliate of Total Solar Distributed Generation; dedicated to Distributed Solar energy in Southeast Asia. Active since 2018, Total Solar DG Southeast Asia is one of the major, international providers of fully integrated solar solutions for commercial and industrial customers in Southeast Asia with a portfolio of over 400 MW of projects in development and operation. https://www.solar.total.com/en
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