TOTAL Delivers A Solar System To MEN-CHUEN, One Of The Biggest Textile Apparel Manufacturers In Vietnam


Total, through its 100% subsidiary Total Solar Distributed Generation (DG) dedicated to the development of distributed solar energy solutions, has completed construction of the solar rooftop for Men-Chuen Vietnam Co., Ltd in Giang Dien, Vietnam. The installation is now fully operational, providing renewable energy enough to power 40% of Men-Chuen’s needs.


As a renowned textile manufacturer providing fabrics to major renowned brands around the world, Men-Chuen was looking for solutions to drive down carbon footprint and power consumption of its manufacturing operations and supply chain through clean energy solutions for a sustainable growth. Total has a robust experience of deploying renewable energy solutions on highly technical and complex sites across the world. This is one of the main drivers for Men-Chuen to choose Total for its wealth of expertise and experience of tailor-made solar solutions on any type of sites, and its strong track record with commercial and industrial clients.


The rooftop photovoltaic (PV) system has a capacity of 950 kilowatt-peak (kWp) and is expected to generate up to 1,300 Megawatt-hour (MWh) of clean energy yearly. The 2,200 solar panel installation drives down electricity costs and carbon footprint, with an estimate of 500 tons of CO2 emissions avoided annually.

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Albert Kuo, General Manager of Men-Chuen said, “We were looking for the best partner in renewable energy that we could trust, and found Total, a company which could deliver both technical expertise and leading-edge technology, with the common goal of reducing the carbon footprint of our operations”.


Gavin Adda, CEO of Total Solar Distributed Generation Southeast Asia said, “With a strong, growing presence in Asia, and trusted by companies such as Men-Chuen as the solar energy partner of choice, Total Solar DG 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 Men-Chuen, 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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