(Construction) - Japanese trading company Sumitomo Corporation will expand its solar power generation business using the roofs of industrial parks the company operates in Vietnam.
|Sumitomo to expand rooftop solar power generation at Industrial Park in Vietnam.|
The firm hopes to meet the demand for green power by its tenants, aiming for a total installed capacity of 100 MW peak, the maximum amount of electricity that can be generated instantaneously.
In February 2021, the company begun PV power generation at Thang Long Industrial Park 2 in Hung Yen Province, and in December 2021 through January 2022, it has commissioned the work to install PV panels at Thang Long Industrial Park in Hanoi and Thang Long Industrial Park III in Binh Phuc Province with a capacity of approximately 5 MW-peak each. In the future, the installed capacity will be gradually expanded while conducting a load-bearing study of the plant and analyzing the power system in the industrial park.
Vietnam has set a goal of virtually eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by the 2050. The 8th National Electricity Master Plan being prepared by the country's Ministry of Industry and Trade also calls for doubling the generation capacity of green power such as wind and solar power by 2030.
Sumitomo Corporation is actively developing rooftop solar power generation in industrial parks besides Vietnam. In addition to going green at industrial parks, Sumitomo Corporation will contribute to the carbon neutralization of the Group's business activities as a whole. (2022/03/23)
The Daily Engineering and Construction News of Japan