Yamaha Motor PHL taps photo voltaic power

Yamaha Motor Philippines Inc. (YMPHI) has unveiled its 170-kilowatt peak (kwp) solar rooftop program in its manufacturing amenities in Lima Technologies Heart in Malvar, Batangas.

Yamaha Motor and Excell Power and Powergen Corp. claimed Monday this “milestone” marks the initial phase of the motorbike maker’s “green electrification initiatives.” YMPHI partnered with Excell Strength and Powergen for the solar project.

YMPHI Common Supervisor for Generation Engineering Arnel Recolizado claimed the task is expected to decrease its cost by “around P2 million” annually.

“The method is put in on Yamaha’s Administration building and can create up to 216 megawatt hour (MWh) of electrical power per 12 months. By replacing external strength provide with self-produced renewable strength, the company will be equipped to reduce its electric power expenses and its carbon footprint,” the business stated in a assertion.

As for environmental contributions, Yamaha claimed the solar rooftop procedure would avoid the burning of close to 70 metric tons (MT) of coal for each calendar year and remove around 140 MT of carbon dioxide.

According to Yamaha, the volume of diminished carbon emissions is equal to 1,951 trees planted.

In the meantime, the company said the photo voltaic rooftop system’s levelized expense of energy is P2.27 per kilowatt hour (kWh), which it claimed is “way below” the present-day grid rate of about P11 to P14 per kWh.

Hiroshi Koike, president of Yamaha Motor, reported its change to renewable vitality is in maintaining with the company’s purpose of curbing carbon emissions.

“As a worldwide business, we are pretty acutely aware about our function and impact on culture and the natural environment. We just take our obligation really very seriously. We are enormously very pleased of this milestone,” he explained.

“While however comparatively modest, it by some means allows us to presently comprehend our eyesight of contributing to Yamaha Team Environmental Program 2050. This is just the commencing. By future year, the ability will be expanded by 1 megawatt (MW).”

Excell Energy Chairman and CEO Sherwin Hing said the photo voltaic job has been completed “without any interruptions.”

“We are pretty honored to be given the possibility to get the job done with and inexperienced Yamaha. It is a world company with quite substantial specifications. Confidently, we are happy to say that the venture has been done without the need of any incidents and interruptions when closely adhering to Yamaha’s installation benchmarks. It has also handed the significant parameters for grid link.”

YMPH was established in 2007 and enjoys 1 of the foremost spots in the country’s motorcycle marketplace. It engages in the producing and assembly of motorcycles and distribution of spare pieces.

The enterprise explained it accomplished a P2.6-billion growth prepare in 2021. This is aimed at “solidifying its industry stronghold” and at the similar time contribute to the country’s economic expansion.

Graphic credits: Fb web site of Yamaha Motor Philippines Inc.