Oct 07, 2022 14:42 JST

Source: Hitachi, Ltd.

Inauguration Ceremony for Solar Power Generation Facility at Hitachi Astemo Bekasi

BEKASI, INDONESIA, Oct 07, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - PT Hitachi Astemo Bekasi Manufacturing, located in Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia, a group company of Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., held an inauguration ceremony for a roof-installed solar power generation facility today, October 7. This will support the Hitachi Group achieve carbon neutrality in its business and production activities by fiscal 2030,

Solar panels on the roof of Hitachi Astemo Bekasi Manufacturing

Hitachi Astemo Bekasi has introduced an off-balance sheet, solar power generation scheme in which the company does not own the solar power generation equipment installed at the plant, and instead pays for the electricity it consumes based on the amount it generates. In line with this, the solar panels will start by generating 1,248 kW of electricity, and are expected to generate up to approx.1,600 MWh per year in 2022, aiming to reduce emissions by approx.1,200t-CO2 per year.

Hitachi Astemo is committed to strengthening its business and delivering technological innovation through a strategic business portfolio, which consists of the Powertrain & Safety Systems business, Chassis business, Motorcycle business, Software business and Aftermarket business. Aiming for a better environment globally and growth around the pillars of "green," "digital," and "innovation," we will deliver highly efficient internal combustion engine systems; electric systems that reduce emissions; autonomous driving for improved safety and comfort; advanced driver assistance systems; and advanced chassis systems. Please visit the Hitachi Astemo website: www.hitachiastemo.com/en/.


Sectors: Alternative Energy

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