Aisin Thai Automotive Casting (Aisin Group) and Shizen Energy / Constant Energy execute a Corporate PPA for a first solar rooftop in Thailand
On October 29, 2020, Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) and Constant Energy have executed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement for a first rooftop-based solar PV plant with Aisin Thai Automotive Casting Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.(Japan) and Toyota Tsusho (Thailand) Co., Ltd. This solar rooftop project is located in Kabinburi Industrial Zone, in Prachinburi province.
Shizen Energy and Constant Energy will construct a rooftop solar power plant with capacity of 1MW. Supplying clean, cost-competitive renewable energy from this rooftop solar power plant, the project will contribute to reducing their average electricity cost while lowering their carbon footprint.
Hiroki Koga, General Manager at Shizen Energy added: “We are very pleased to execute a contract with Asin Thai Automotive Casting. Despite travel restrictions, we supported the PPA discussion effectively via remote working practices. This is first step of our long-term relationship. From 2021, our country manager for Thailand, Rei Ushikubo, will relocate to Thailand to follow-up with customers more closely. We hope to contribute to the Aisin Group’s “Low-Carbon society” as environmental target and RE transition.”
Signing Ceremony * Shizen Energy joined it online.
Franck Constant, President of Constant Energy commented: “We are very pleased and honoured to establish a long-term partnership with a premier industrial house such as Asin Thai Automotive Casting which is an affiliate of Aisin Group, a leading company for manufacturing components worldwide for automotive. We look forward to supporting a combined reduction in CO2 emission and electricity cost through this solar power plant.”
“Construction will start immediately as pre-construction permitting requirements have already been completed prior to PPA signing, as part of our fast-track development process. We are also pleased to expand our investment partnership with Shizen Energy further. We look forward to providing clean and low-cost energy to Aisin Group in 2021”.
Shizen Energy defines its PURPOSE of the company to “take action for the blue planet.” Achieving its PURPOSE requires a broader use of safe and sustainable energy through renewable power plants development around the world. We believe our course of actions will make more people live happily on Earth. Shizen Energy will strive for the realization of a “100% renewable-powered planet”, through development, construction, operations, and maintenance of renewable energy power plants that are high quality and community-driven.