Total Solar Forays into Vietnam; Inks Pact for 3.2 MW Rooftop Solar Projects

Jun 12, 2020 06:21 PM ET
  • Total Solar Distributed Generation (DG), an arm of power giant Total, has forayed into the Vietnam market after signing a contract with sporting activities footwear manufacturer Ching Luh Group to supply 3.2 MW rooftop solar plants for 2 of its facilities in Vietnam.
Total Solar Forays into Vietnam; Inks Pact for 3.2 MW Rooftop Solar Projects

Via this relocation, the energy giant has proceeded its strategy of expansion of impacts in the distributed solar market by adding 3.2 MWp to its renewables profile in the area.

Nevertheless, the business has been energetic in Southeast Asia because 2018 and has a portfolio of in-operation solar systems throughout 7 nations, currently creating approx 17 GWh of solar energy each year. Alongside other jobs in the pipe of development, this new job will include 4.4 GWh upon its completion later on in 2020.

Commenting on the solar release, David Wang, Group Facility Management Head of Ching Luh Group, said that "embracing renewable energy by going solar strengthens Ching Luh Group's 'Make It Right' viewpoint. This emphasises ecological understanding, top quality and also maximising investor worth as part of our corporate objective. Total Solar DG plays an essential function, allowing us to reduce carbon exhausts, be more self-sufficient in our power demands as well as lower our operating costs."

The move is in line with athletic footwear supplier's sustainability effort, whereby an estimated 19,000 lots of carbon dioxide discharges are expected to be minimized over the 12-year contract duration.

Sharing sights on the project win, Gavin Adda, CEO of Total Solar DG Southeast Asia, commented that "this is a win-win for RE100 brand names, their outsourced manufacturing companions such as Ching Luh Group, as well as Governments looking for to boost energy safety. Total Solar DG remains to be the partner of choice for global RE100 brand names seeking to drive sustainability commitments through their supply chains."

Adda even more said that "for making teams, Total Solar DG drives down power prices over the long-term and improves budgeting. Meanwhile, Vietnam can minimize the stress on power transmission connect with co-located, tidy solar power. Vietnam looks set to turn into one of the biggest solar rooftop markets in the region."

Earlier, Tata Solar DG, the subsidiary of energy gigantic Total, included 6 new distributed solar jobs having an ability of 10 MWp in Southeast (SE) Asia region. These distributed solar power jobs lie in Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia as well as Singapore.

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