Cilegon, Indonesia, 29 October 2019 – Total Solar Distributed Generation (DG) provides solar-powered rooftops for Chandra Asri’s facility in Cilegon, Indonesia, driving down power costs and carbon footprint in a sustainable way. The project will have a capacity to generate over 934.5 megawatt-hours of renewable electricity a year, covering around 15% of Chandra Asri’s power needs.
Equipped with more than 2,200 solar panels, the installation of the solar PV system will allow an annual reduction of 644 tons of CO2. The project is among the first no capex1 projects in the country and will consolidate the partnership between Total and Chandra Asri.
“Developing and constructing sophisticated projects in challenging regulatory and technical environments, is a distinctive ability of Total Solar Distributed Generation. We are committed to help customers in Indonesia drive down both power costs and carbon footprint. We are very pleased to support and enable Chandra’s commitment to reducing power costs, pollution and its carbon footprint in the country”, said Gavin Adda, CEO of Total Solar DG SEA.
“We believe that our company’s license to operate relies on our unwavering commitment to implement sustainability principles throughout our entire business operations, one of which by reducing our carbon footprint wherever and whenever possible. Our partnership with Total Solar DG makes this come true,” said Erwin Ciputra, President Director of Chandra Asri Petrochemical.
About Total Solar Distributed Generation SEA
Sustainably driving down your costs and shrinking your carbon footprint
Total Solar DG Southeast Asia is a wholly owned affiliate of Total Solar Distributed Generation; dedicated to Distributed Solar energy in Southeast Asia. Active since 2018, Total Solar DG Southeast Asia is one of the major, international providers of fully integrated solar solutions for commercial and industrial customers in Southeast Asia with a portfolio of over 400 MW of projects in development and operation. https://www.solar.total.com/en
About Chandra Asri Petrochemical
Chandra Asri Petrochemical (CAP) is the largest publicly listed petrochemical company in Indonesia. CAP is also the largest integrated petrochemical company in Indonesia that operates the country’s only world-scale size Naphtha Cracker in Indonesia. http://www.chandra-asri.com/about/cap-at-a-glance
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Total Solar DG SEA contact
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Chandra Asri Petrochemical contact
Wisma Barito Pacific Tower A, 7th Floor
Jl. Let. Jend. S. Parman Kav. 62 – 63
Jakarta 11410, Indonesia
Phone: (62-21) 530 7950
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