Gokongwei-led Common Robina Company (URC) might be shifting to renewable power (RE) for at the very least 20 of its amenities in Luzon and Visayas.
The snacks and drinks manufacturing firm mentioned it has not too long ago signed agreements with Lopez-led retail electrical energy suppliers (RES) BacMan Geothermal, Inc. (BGI) and First Gen Vitality Options, in addition to MPower – the RES of the Manila Electrical Firm (MERALCO).
The three RESs, all members within the authorities’s Inexperienced Vitality Possibility Program, will provide the 20 amenities with geothermal, photo voltaic, and hydro power.
Among the many URC amenities that might be powered by RE are its factories in Pasig Metropolis, Bulacan, Pampanga, Antipolo Metropolis, Laguna, Cavite, Negros Occidental, and Cebu.
URC Chief Sustainability Officer David Lim mentioned the corporate is seeking to have its vegetation run fully on RE by 2025.
The objective, he added, would help the Philippines’ pledge to the Paris Settlement to cut back the nation’s greenhouse gasoline emissions by 75 % by 2030.
URC had earlier put in photo voltaic panels in its manufacturing amenities within the Canlubang property in Cabuyao Metropolis, Laguna and in San Fernando Metropolis, Pampanga, producing a mixed capability of round two megawatts.
The corporate can also be seeking to set up photo voltaic panels in its different vegetation in Tarlac, Pampanga, Cebu, and Misamis Oriental
As for its worldwide operations, URC put in photo voltaic panels in six of its factories, and 4 of its warehouses in Thailand. Put in in 2019, the photo voltaic panels can generate six megawatts of energy.
BGI at the moment offers energy to the enduring Ali Mall in Cubao, Quezon Metropolis underneath the federal government’s Retail Competitors and Open Entry program.
Photograph from URC web site.
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