Photo Release: WHAUP Joins Hands Hitachi Transport to Install 501.6 KW Solar Rooftop

Energy Press Releases Monday December 17, 2018 17:09
Bangkok--17 Dec--Media Planner Consultant

Mr. Wisate Chungwatana (middle left), Chief Executive Officer of WHA Utilities and Power PLC. or WHAUP, Mr. Mitsushika Nagano (middle right), Managing Director, and Mr. Kraisak Rojanaprasert (right), General Manager Logistics Business of Hitachi Transport System Vantec [Thailand], Ltd., is a large logistics and transportation system service provider in Japan, have recently signed the MOU to install the 501.6 KW Solar Rooftop on Hitachi Warehouse of 5,448 Sq.m. The solar system is expected to supply 21.3% of Hitachi's current energy consumption and offset CO2 emission around 350 tons per year. The approximate power supply distributed to Hitachi is at 700,000 KWh per year. Operation is expected to start in April 2019 respectively.

This is refer to our long term business partnership between WHA Group and Hitachi Group which has been trusted and provided good care with logistic services in term of the Built-to-Suit warehouse in many strategic areas such as Lamlukka, WHA Saraburi Industrial Land, Bangna-Trad km.18 and Chonlaharnpichit Canal, with total warehouse area more than 69,000 Sq.m., as well as using WHAUP's Solar Rooftop installation service that reflects to WHA Group's vision as "Your Ultimate Solution Partner".

About WHA Utilities and Power PLC, or WHAUP

WHA Utilities and Power Plc, or WHAUP is the leading provider of fully integrated utilities services for industries in Thailand, with services in providing raw water, processed water, clarified water, wastewater treatment, natural gas, and investing in power business both in Thailand and overseas.

WHAUP's core business consists of:
  • Utilities Business is the production and distribution of industrial water and providing waste water treatment to industries in the local and oversea industrial estates and industrial zones of WHA Group, especially in Vietnam which is currently under investment development. In 2018, the Company aims to achieve the sales volume of the water distribution at 109 million cubic meters.
  • Power Business is the investment within the local and oversea power generation and distribution business through the electricity power joint investment with several electrical generators such as Glow Group, Gulf Group, and B. Grimm Power with the total production capacity of more than 2,500 MW.
  • The construction of the natural gas retail business in the WHA Eastern Seaboard NGD2 project is expected to be completed and to provide the distribution service to the customers in WHA Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate 2 within quarter 4 of 2018. Meanwhile, the investment project in WHA Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate 4 is expected to be completed with the COD on early 2019.
  • WHAUP has provided full services of the Solar Rooftop installation for factories and warehouses, located both inside and outside of WHA's industrial estates and logistics centers. At present, WHAUP already has 9 solar rooftop power plants in operation with total capacity of 4.8 MW with further 10-15 MW currently under construction and preparing to sign with customers. WHAUP also aims to achieve the target of Solar Rooftop service providing at the total of 200 MW in the future.
About Hitachi Transport System Vantec [Thailand], Ltd.

Hitachi Transport System Vantec [Thailand], Ltd. is a large logistic and transportation system of Japan which has the registered capital of 53 million baht and provide the logistics and transportation services to clients in 29 countries worldwide, including Thailand. There are 13 warehouses covering different regions of Thailand which are accounting for the warehouse service area of 152,660 sq. meters and the outdoor car park are of 48,000 sq. meters, totaling 200,660 sq. meters.

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