Handover of solar power system at Kem Nghia factory

solar power system at Kem Nghia factory

On September 15, at Tan Phu Trung Industrial Park, Cu Chi, Ho Chi Minh City, the handover ceremony of a 2.23 MWp rooftop solar power system of the factory of Kem Nghia (Nghia Nippers Corporation) took place. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Tu, Tran Minh – Deputy General Director of Kem Nghia; Mr. Thuong, Duong Van – Head of Southeast Asia of ecoligo investment fund; Mr. Tri, Nguyen Quang – CEO of Vu Phong Energy Group ; Mr. An, Pham Dang – Deputy General Director of Vu Phong Energy Group and many members of the Board of Directors of 3 units.

Overview of the solar power system at Kem Nghia factory

The rooftop solar power system at Kem Nghia factory was developed under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) cooperation, with ecoligo International Investment Fund (Germany) as the investor, and Vu Phong Energy Group providing Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) as well as Operation and Maintenance (O&M) services. The system has a capacity of 2.23 MWp and uses 3,720 high-performance Canadian 600Wp solar panels, 16 110kW inverters from SMA, and high-quality support frames and cables designed to last over 30 years. With a capacity of 2.23 MWp, the system can generate over 3,200 MWh of solar electricity annually, helping reduce more than 2,300 tons of CO2 emissions per year, equivalent to more than 38,800 trees seedlings grown for 10 years.

Successful clean energy projectSuccessful clean energy project is a collaborative effort of Kem Nghia – ecoligo –Vu Phong Energy Group

The role of solar power in Kem Nghia’s sustainable development

At the handover ceremony, Mr. Tu, Tran Minh – Deputy General Director of Kem Nghia Company, emphasized that using clean energy from solar power is part of Kem Nghia’s sustainable development direction. The system’s handover and utilization are important as Kem Nghia strives to transform into a smart, modern, and sustainable factory.

The impact of the solar power system on Kem Nghia’s operations

The handover ceremony holds even greater significance as it coincides with Kem Nghia’s 43-year journey. Throughout these 43 years of establishment, construction, and development, Kem Nghia has become the number one nail clipper brand in Vietnam, holding over 80% of the market share. It is also the enterprise with the largest nail care tool manufacturing factory in Indochina. Not only does Kem Nghia affirm its leading position in the domestic market, but they also expand strongly in international markets such as the United States, Europe, China, South Korea,… Additionally, Kem Nghia is demonstrating a commitment to environmental responsibility by installing factory solar panels.

Representing the project’s investors, Mr. Thuong, Duong Van – Head of Southeast Asia of ecoligo investment fund, shared insights into the project’s development and expressed joy as the system was completed and handed over. This marks a significant step forward in ecoligo’s renewable energy investment journey, contributing to the clean energy transition in Vietnam and globally, aiming for a greener future.

solar power system at Kem Nghia factoryBOD’s members of Kem Nghia – ecoligo – Vu Phong Energy Group pose for a commemorative photo

Future prospects for solar power at Kem Nghia

Mr. Tri, Nguyen Quang – CEO of Vu Phong Energy Group, emphasized that in the next phase, Vu Phong Energy Group will make an effort to operate the system with the highest efficiency through high-quality O&M services to maximize the system’s benefits, accompanying Kem Nghia and ecoligo on the sustainable development journey. Mr. Tri also hopes that the project’s successful implementation will open up future cooperation opportunities to jointly develop and bring added value to the community, especially contributing to Vietnam’s greenhouse gas emission reduction target, aiming for net-zero emissions by 2050.

solar power system at Kem Nghia factoryMr. Tri, Nguyen Quang, CEO of Vu Phong Energy Group, shares about the solar power system at the Kem Nghia factory

Sustainable development and carbon footprint reduction are essential global trends, accelerated by environmental trade mechanisms and policies, such as the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), entering its transition phase from October 2023. Leading companies like Kem Nghia, pioneering smart, modern, and sustainable factories that utilize renewable energy, will play a crucial role in driving Vietnamese manufacturers to proactively embrace green transformation, meet mandatory green standards, and enhance competitiveness on the international stage.

Industrial solar power system of Kem Nghia factory in Tan Phu Trung Industrial Park, Cu Chi, Ho Chi Minh City

As a leading professional solar power developer and renewable energy enterprise in Vietnam, Vu Phong Energy Group accompanies businesses on the journey of green production and sustainable development:

  • A flexible cooperation Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) model, as a solar power project developer, particularly with the participation of many reputable international and domestic investment funds, allows enterprises to benefit from clean energy without paying upfront investment costs, potentially reducing energy costs in the long term.
  • Professional EPC contractor services are provided by a team of highly specialized and experienced design engineers; construction engineers who strictly comply with design drawings standards, adhere to international technical standards and use carefully chosen genuine materials.
  • Optimizing systems with high-quality operation and maintenance (O&M) services shows capacity via years of practical O&M at large-scale solar power plants and hundreds of rooftop systems for manufacturing enterprises.

Moreover, Vu Phong Energy Group accompanies customers in their journey toward sustainable development by offering media assistance and being available to give SDG-ESG advice, supporting in registering for I-REC international renewable energy certificates…

Businesses interested in clean energy solutions, please contact Our Call Center via 1800 7171 or +84 9 1800 7171 or send an email to hello@vuphong.com for more information.

Vu Phong Energy Group

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