Bayer Thai Co., Ltd. has officially activated its solar panel system to power its corn seed production facility in Phitsanulok using renewable energy.
The inauguration ceremony on was led by notable figures including Mr Manas Seangkong, Director of Phitsanulok Provincial Agricultural Extension Office, and representatives from various organizations.
Mr Weraphon Charoenpanit, Crop Science Country Commercial Lead for Thailand, Cambodia, as well as Myanmar, represented Bayer Thai Co., Ltd. during the event.
The rooftop solar panel installation covers 50% of the site’s available space and has the capacity to generate 600KW. This move is expected to lead to a 20% decrease in CO2 emissions, equivalent to 371 tons annually or approximately the carbon absorption capacity of 190,000 mangrove trees.
Mr Weraphon stated, “Aligned with Bayer’s commitment to sustainability in accordance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, we are striving to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030 through environmentally-friendly operations. This project, done in collaboration with our suppliers and partners in the production chain, is a significant step toward meeting our sustainability objectives.”