EEI Power Corp., a subsidiary of EEI Corp., has recently inked a deal with International Wiring Systems (Philippines) Corporation to build a 1MWp solar PV rooftop system at the company’s Tarlac City plant.
This deal is part of the joint marketing efforts of EEI Power and Nippon Steel Trading Corporation-Manila Office, specifically targeting Japanese-affiliated companies in the Philippines. As part of the partnership, solar panels provided by the Japanese-affiliated Vietnam Sunergy Joint Stock Company will also be utilized.
The system, consisting of 1,832 pieces of VSUN 550-watt monocrystalline solar photovoltaic panels, is expected to fulfil at least 40% of IWSP’s Building 6 daytime load requirement and produce an average annual energy output of 1,296,675 kWh.
Moreover, the installation is projected to reduce the company’s carbon footprint by approximately 598 metric tons per year, equivalent to saving 136,492 liters of gasoline annually and planting 17,848 additional trees.
Ichiro Tonai, IWSP’s president, emphasized that this 1MWp solar rooftop system marks the beginning of several initiatives involving clean energy sources, in alignment with the sustainable development goals of the entire Sumitomo Electric Group globally. Tonai expressed their commitment to contribute to the betterment of communities and the environment.
Salvador Salire Jr., the general manager of EEI Power, highlighted the partnership’s dedication to providing accessible and affordable sustainable energy solutions without compromising on quality. The collaboration between EEIPC and IWSP exemplifies their shared vision of promoting renewable energy and bolstering the growth of the renewable energy sector in the Philippines.