Engie and UAC Berhad, a Malaysian producer of eco-friendly cellulose fiber cement merchandise, signed a 20-year PPA. They will construct a 7.35 MW rooftop photo voltaic array at UAC Berhad’s manufacturing plant in Ipoh, northwest Malaysia.

The array is anticipated to produce 27% of the UAC facility’s power wants. The two events have been working collectively to scale back carbon emissions at UAC Berhad’s manufacturing facility, situated in Tasek Industrial Estate, since 2018. They beforehand upgraded the ability’s compressed air system, which led to an 18% improve within the power effectivity of the system in mid- 2019. In 2023, they signed a 10-year power effectivity settlement to resume and optimize the steam boiler system of UAC Berhad.

Thomas Baudlot, Engie South East Asia CEO, mentioned that by integrating the availability of a number of providers by its utilities-as-a-service method, the corporate will allow UAC Berhad to decarbonize its onsite utilities, whereas concurrently bettering their operational effectivity.

Since our first partnership with Engie in 2018, we’ve witnessed enhancements in our power effectivity and operational reliability, and this new mission not solely strengthens our dedication to sustainability but in addition emphasizes our dedication to driving enterprise excellence,” mentioned UAC Berhad Deputy CEO Loon Peng Wai.

Last month, Engie’s subsidiaries introduced the deployment of the biggest storage battery in Latin America to this point, in addition to the group’s first photo voltaic minigrid in Benin, as a part of a wider rollout throughout the nation.

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