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Betagro Group – 25MW across 24 sites: One of the largest corporate solar power portfolios in Thailand

Betagro Group

Founded in 1967 to produce and distribute animal feed, Betagro Group has grown to become one of Thailand’s largest, most established agro-industrial and food companies today. Betagro Group is driven to bring results that benefit the community economically, socially and environmentally, as well as to stakeholders across the supply chain. The company caters to prime markets across the globe and different needs of consumers under the concept of “Quality For Life”, ensuring high standards in quality, safety and sustainability.

Country: Thailand

Solarising 24 facilities for Betagro Group

“The implementation of these solar-powered solutions are very beneficial to our operations, effectively driving down our costs and impact on the environment.”
– Vasit Taepaisitphongse, CEO and President of Betagro Group.

  • Betagro Group owns a large number of properties, and needed to reduce overall operational costs
  • Many of Betagro Group’s facilities were old and the roofs needed repair
  • Betagro Group was looking for a solution that did not require a big upfront investment
  • Betagro Group could not afford any disruption to business operations
Project
Number of facilities
24
EPC period
8 months
Power purchase agreement period
20 years
Specifications
System size (total)
25 MWp
Renewable energy generated
38 GWh / year
Solar PV modules
>62,000

Key figures

  • 26,000 tons / year
    CO2 emissions avoided

  • 4,325 cars
    Equivalent number removed

  • 15%
    Renewable energy penetration