Constant Energy completes a new project with Thai Union group – Pakfood PCL much earlier than planned despite the COVID environment

June 1st, 2021 – Thailand. Constant Energy energized one of the 5 corporate PPA projects it executed with Thai Union Group, a world leader in the manufacturing and sale of frozen & canned seafood. The 514.08 kWp solar roof located in Samut Sakhon province was completed 2 weeks ahead of schedule, despite the challenging circumstances caused by the corona pandemic in Thailand. It will support Pakfood in reducing carbon emission as well as substantially cutting electricity costs.

This project features the Enhanced Health & Safety and High-Quality features developed by Constant Energy and renowned HSE consultants, enabling among the highest safety levels for work at height and solar roof engineering, construction, and operation.

The completion ceremony was held on 7th June, online, in view of the current traveling restrictions and necessary safety prevention measures. This e-ceremony was held to celebrate this achievement and show appreciation to both the Thai Union group and Constant Energy team.

Franck Constant, founder, and CEO of Constant Energy said “I would like to thank our team for the unwavering commitment to make this project happen ahead of time despite the difficult COVID environment. We have definitely kept in mind the concerns of roof owners for a fast completion to reduce electricity cost and carbon footprints while deploying the solar rooftop system early and safely. On this first project; Pakfood in Samut Sakhon, we delivered on our promises to provide our clients with the technical & economic benefits of the solar system and to accelerate the working process to meet their needs. We could start the operation of Pakfood project two weeks earlier than we originally planned even though COVID-19 conditions are affecting the industry. The reduction of carbon emissions provided by this project is 8,874 tons over this solar PV system’s lifetime.”

[From Left to Right] Top: Mr. Pittawat Kanyala (Constant Energy Project Manager), Mr. Phong Luangsangthong (Constant Energy Business Development Manager), Mr. Romain Maire (Constant Energy COO), Mr. Somsak Promburee (Thai Union ) | Bottom: Ms. Jirapa Ummookka (Thai Union ), Mr. Bunleang Sriwichian (Thai Union), Mr. Somsak Promburee (Thai Union), Mr. Pornchai Chawtai (Thai Union), Mr. Franck Constant (Constant Energy CEO), Ms. Thunyatorn Sathirarat (Constant Energy PR Officer)

An aerial view of the 514 kWp solar rooftop at Pakfood PCL

About Constant Energy

Constant Energy is a solar project developer and Independent Power Producer (IPP). We develop, design, finance, build, own and operate since 2012 large solar power plants under Feed-in-Tariff and Corporate PPA. Regionally headquartered in Bangkok, we operate in Asia with a primary focus in Southeast Asia. We produce clean electricity to our clients for the long term, enabling them to (i) reduce their CO2 emissions, (ii) reduce electricity bill, and (iii) increase profitability while they are focusing on their core business activities. In January 2020, Constant Energy raised growth capital from private investment firm Olympus Capital through its Asia Environmental Partners (“AEP”) vehicle.

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About Pakfood Public Company Limited

Established in 1972, Pakfood is one of the Thailand largest seafood & value added food processors. Pakfood supplies more than 100 varieties of products to several countries around the world, including USA, Japan, EU.

Pakfood realizes that the unwavering commitment to deliver high-quality product are pillars of the company’s success. That is why Pakfood has been constantly developing their production technique, educate their people, and explore new technology in food processing for more than 40 years.

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