Annora Vietnam to reduce costs and carbon footprint with a solar installation provided by TotalEnergies
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Dec. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TotalEnergies has signed an agreement with Annora Vietnam Footwear Co., Ltd., to provide a rooftop solar system for its manufacturing plant in Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam.
Annora Vietnam is one of the key players in the supply chain providing footwear for internationally-renowned sports brands. Committed to power its operations with renewable energy, Annora has available and unused space, and was looking for a trusted partner to install a rooftop solar system. Annora chose TotalEnergies, known for their robust technical experience in deploying renewable energy solutions around the world. Under the agreement, TotalEnergies will install and operate the photovoltaic (PV) solar system while Annora will pay for the electricity generated. This partnership allows customers to cut costs and carbon without taking upfront investment risks.
The PV system will have a capacity of 1.7 Megawatt-peak (MWp), and the project will involve over 4,000 PV panels being mounted onto the rooftops of the manufacturing facility, following the highest safety standards and regulations. Upon completion, the solar system is expected to generate 2,000 Megawatt-hours (MWh) of renewable energy yearly and they will avoid an estimated 910 tons of GHG emissions annually.
Simon Liu, SMP GM of HuaLi Industrial Group said, "Annora, a flagship factory in our group in Vietnam, always maintains an in-depth business cooperation with NIKE. Recently, with a significant growth in business, Annora also committed to build a sustainable production and operation model. In terms of energy, we have cooperated with the TotalEnergies for the rooftop solar PV project in the first stage. We will persistently expand the solar PV project in the second phase, as well as carrying out the feasibility study of the DPPA project with other third-party developers. Our ultimate expectation is to achieve the North Star goal of net zero GHG emission and RE100".
Gavin Adda, Head of TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation Asia said, "With a strong, growing presence in Asia, and trusted by companies such as Annora as the solar energy partner of choice, TotalEnergies provides a solution that fulfils both environmental sustainability and cost-saving goals. As a leading solar service provider for commercial and industrial businesses, we look forward to supporting manufacturing companies, such as Annora, in driving down their carbon footprint, and use our global experts of tailor-made solar solutions for any business energy needs".
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About Annora Vietnam Footwear Co., Ltd.
Annora, located in Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam, is one of the footwear manufacturing factories of Huali industrial Group, mainly offering development, design, and manufacturing services for Nike brand. It was established in 2010 and started to produce for Nike in 2012, with an independent development center set up in the factory. In 2019, the output of finished shoes reached an all-time high of 24 million pairs. Looking forward, Annora will continue the win-win cooperation with Nike and expect to increase the annual production volume to more than 40 million pairs. And Annora will strive to support HuaLi group to become a world-class footwear manufacturer through relentless innovation, passionate people and outstanding customer service.
About TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation
TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation is a major international provider of fully integrated distributed solar energy solutions, including solar-powered rooftops, carport and ground-mounted solar power plants, with a portfolio of over 600 MW of projects in development and operation worldwide. Active in Asia since 2018, TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation is one of the largest and fastest players in renewable energy distributed generation in the region for commercial and industrial customers, with a portfolio of over 100 MW of projects in development and operation. https://solar.totalenergies.asia
TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Our 105,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, cleaner, more reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of people.
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