SINGAPORE, May 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In Asia Pacific,
Total Solar Distributed Generation (DG) has completed nearly 8 MW of
roof-mounted solar systems so far in 2020, and is projected to complete
construction of key projects by end 2020, growing its portfolio of
operating solar energy assets in the region by around 60 MW.
Projects completed in 2020 to date include solar rooftops for Bolloré
Logistics' Green Hub in Singapore -- the first of the French company's
buildings to be equipped with solar panels, and for Renault Nissan --
the largest solar carport In India. Systems were also completed for Jentec Storage Inc. and Gaisano Capital, both in the Philippines, as well as for Danone in Indonesia. Many of these projects are follow-on expansion deals cementing Total's strong corporate relationships.
Another estimated 52 MW of solar energy projects in Asia Pacific slated for completion by 2020
Currently, Total Solar DG is constructing solar rooftops on 24
facilities owned by Thai agro-industrial giant Betagro Group. This is
one of the largest rooftop solar portfolios in the region, with a total
system size of 25 MW and over 62,000 solar panels. Annually, Betagro
Group will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 26,000 tonnes, and see
cost savings worth several million (US) dollars.
Later in 2020, Total Solar DG will also complete an initial solar project for APT Pranoto Airport in Samarinda, Indonesia. Following the government's decision to move the capital city from Jakarta to Kutai in 2024, APT Pranoto Airport is expected to become one of the major airports in Indonesia, and will be the first airport in the country to be solarised.
An off-grid, hybrid, island electrification project combining solar
power and energy storage is also under way. Through this, Total Solar DG
will provide electricity to the remote island of Koh Rong Sanloem in Cambodia.
These key projects are among other ongoing projects in the Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand and Indonesia.Total Solar DG has a development pipeline of 600 MW in Asia Pacific, and is targeting over 1 GW of solar rooftops in the next few years.
"We are proud to be trusted by our customers in supporting their
industry-leading sustainability initiatives. The Total Solar solution
provides clean, cheaper power directly to customers allowing them to cut
costs significantly, as well as be more self-sustaining in their energy
needs, and reduce their carbon footprint. We are committed to enabling
positive impact, even in this time of adversity, and our growing
portfolio and continued success demonstrates and validates the unique
offering that we can provide," said Gavin Adda, CEO of Total Solar DG, Southeast Asia.
The figures in this document are estimated projections and neither
Total Solar Distributed Generation nor Total are to be held accountable
or liable for them.