Mitsubishi switches on 5-MW PV plant in Thailand

Feb 22, 2021 02:22 PM ET
  • Mitsubishi Motors Company (TYO:7211) introduced on Saturday it has actually put into operation a 5-MW rooftop planetary system at its manufacturing facility in Thailand.
Mitsubishi switches on 5-MW PV plant in Thailand
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The photovoltaic (PV) plant was constructed atop the company's manufacturing and also sales device Laemchabang Manufacturing facility of Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co Ltd, or (MMTh), Mitsubishi's largest producing centre outside Japan.

According to journalism launch, MMTh is likewise planning to install a 2-MW solar energy array "in the future." Together, the result of these 2 PV facilities is expected to reduce the carbon dioxide (CO2) discharges from Mitsubishi's production tasks at the site by more than 6,100 tonnes each year.

Today, the Japanese technology titan is working with campaigns to cut its carbon footprint by 40% from financial 2014 levels by promoting renewables and also establishing utility-scale solar jobs at domestic and also abroad production centres, it stated.

MMTh runs car-production plants and also an engine factory in Taiwan's Chonburi District.