Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 2, 2023 – Ecolite Biotech Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, a health and wellness company in Malaysia, has signed a long-term agreement with TotalEnergies ENEOS to provide a 0.4 megawatt-peak (MWp) solar photovoltaic (PV) system to its facility in Malaysia. Ecolite is the subsidiary of Malaysia public-listed company Sunzen Biotech Berhad, specializes in animal health and nutrition. This system will power about 10% of the facility with renewable energy.
With over 660 of modules installed, the PV system will generate approximately 450 megawatt-hours (MWh) of renewable electricity annually, realising significant cost savings for Ecolite and reducing the company’s carbon footprint by about 290 tons of CO2 emissions, equivalent to planting around 4,350 trees.
Under the agreement, TotalEnergies ENEOS will fully fund, install and operate the solar system while Ecolite will pay only for the electricity generated for 20 years, avoiding any upfront costs.
Steve Lim, Director of Ecolite Biotech Manufacturing Sdn Bhd said, “We are committed to sustainable development and growth, so pleased to have partnered with TotalEnergies ENEOS for this milestone project. Aside from translating to cost savings and energy efficiency for us, this is one of our contributions in the fight against global warming.”
Elodie Renaud, Director of TotalEnergies ENEOS Renewables Distributed Generation Asia said, “As the leading provider of solar solutions in the region, we are dedicated to deliver solar solutions that are cost effective and environmentally friendly. TotalEnergies ENEOS provides its customers peace of mind from a technical, financial, and commercial perspective. We are pleased to support Ecolite and look forward to collaborate further in the future.”
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About TotalEnergies ENEOS Renewables Distributed Generation Asia Pte. Ltd.
The company is a 50/50 joint venture between TotalEnergies and ENEOS to develop onsite B2B solar distributed generation across Asia. It is headquartered in Singapore with a plan to develop 2 GW of decentralized solar capacity over the next five years. https://solar.totalenergies.asia
TotalEnergies and renewables electricity
As part of its ambition to get to net zero by 2050, TotalEnergies is building a portfolio of activities in renewables and electricity. At the end of 2022, TotalEnergies’ gross renewable electricity generation installed capacity was 17 GW. TotalEnergies will continue to expand this business to reach 35 GW of gross production capacity from renewable sources and storage by 2025, and then 100 GW by 2030 with the objective of being among the world’s top 5 producers of electricity from wind and solar energy.
ENEOS Corporation and renewables electricity
ENEOS operates over 20 solar power plants in Japan and are also participating in renewable energy projects in the United States, Australia, and Vietnam. Furthermore, ENEOS is actively engaged in power generation projects using biomass, hydroelectric power, wind power, etc. This joint venture is ENEOS’ first overseas renewable energy project using distributed power sources.
TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company that produces and markets energies: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Our more than 100,000 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.
About ENEOS Corporation
ENEOS Group has developed businesses in the energy and nonferrous metals segments, from upstream to downstream. The Group’s envisioned goals for 2040 are: becoming one of the most prominent and internationally competitive energy and materials company groups in Asia, creating value by transforming our current business structure, and contributing to the development of a low-carbon, recycling-oriented society with the pursuit of carbon-neutral status in its own CO2 emissions. ENEOS Corporation, one of the principal operating companies in the Group, is contributing to achievement of the Group’s envisioned goals through a broad range of energy businesses.
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Established in 1996, Ecolite has a history of more than 20 years in Malaysia. Since its inception, Ecolite has embraced the enthusiasm of helping to improve people’s health and has always adhered to the belief of achieving a healthy balance with nourishing products. https://www.ecolite.com.my
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