The main provider of mineral-based specialty options, Imerys, has signed a long-term company PPA with TotalEnergies ENEOS. A photo voltaic power system consisting of three,200 photo voltaic panels with a 1.8-MWp capability will provide roughly 2,450 MWh of solar energy at Imerys’s facility in Malaysia per yr, assembly about 10% of the electrical energy demand for firm.
Beneath the settlement, TotalEnergies ENEOS will totally finance, set up and function the photo voltaic power system, whereas Imerys will solely pay for the electrical energy generated for 25 years with none upfront funding. The system is predicted to carry vital price financial savings for Imerys and assist scale back carbon emissions by 1,600 tons per yr.
That is Imerys’ first photo voltaic mission within the Asia Pacific area. “Attaining our photo voltaic manufacturing unit mission in Ipoh is the start line for us to advance Imerys’ purpose of sustainable improvement. We’ll speed up the power transition of our specialty mineral factories within the area in Asia Pacific and supply our clients with a low carbon footprint and extra aggressive merchandise to realize a win-win answer,” mentioned Bruno Vandermarcq, Industrial VP of Imerys Efficiency Minerals Asia Pacific.
Sustainable procurement is positioned as an vital a part of Imerys’ sustainability technique. Discovering sustainable and renewable assets is an efficient means for the corporate to scale back the carbon footprint of the product, scale back enterprise dangers and create aggressive benefits.
—mentioned Eugene Wong, Buying Director of Imerys Efficiency Minerals Asia Pacific.
“We’ll proceed to combine sustainable procurement packages and take a holistic method to coping with suppliers to scale back the environmental affect of bought services and products, to assist Imerys to realize the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals.
TotalEnergies is an energetic participant within the company photo voltaic market in Asia. Lately, it formally launched a 4.8-MWp photo voltaic PV system for Indo Kordsa in Indonesia, supplying about 6,800 MWh of photo voltaic for the corporate yearly for 20 years.
This mission for Imerys is run by TotalEnergies ENEOS, a 50/50 three way partnership between TotalEnergies and, one other renewable power initiatives developer ENEOS.