SYMBIOR SOLAR IS AWARDED INITIAL 2.4 MW SOLAR ROOFTOP INSTALLATION WITH ROBINSON DEPARTMENT STORE


2017-10-30 10:31:29

Bangkok, Thailand, October 30, 2017– Symbior Solar has been awarded an initial three solar PV rooftop sites by Robinson Public Company Limited for a combined capacity of approximately 2.4 MW on three new mall complexes currently under construction.

Robinson is a leader in utilizing solar PV rooftop to power its innovative and modern lifestyle malls in Thailand and has already completed a first Phase. Symbior Solar has been awarded the initial round of projects for roughly 2.4 MW with Robinson after a rigorous tender process earlier this year and is currently preparing additional designs for expanding the collaboration beyond the first round of projects while two projects are under construction.

“For Robinson, one of the key goal of our sustainable development plan is to reduce its environmental footprint of its malls, ” said Kritchart Jindasamai Vice President – Store Development Robinson public company limited. “Symbior’s offer allowed us to reduce our electricity cost as part of our energy saving project without additional capital investment”

“We appreciated the Robinson team’s experience and professionalism which let the tender proceed very transparently and swiftly,” said Florian Bennhold, CEO of Symbior Solar. “Symbior’s technical team aims to provide the highest quality installation and stand by our commitment with Symbior’s guaranteed performance to allow our client’s to focus on their core business while benefitting from clean solar power and a reduced electricity bill.”

Symbior Solar is an experienced solar PV developer with over 30MW installed capacity in Thailand and the Robinson projects are part of Symbior’s strategic focus on the business-to-business (B2B) sector which is quickly emerging as the leading edge of the solar industry in South-East Asia—independent of any government subsidies. Robinson and Symbior plan to have the first two projects online within this year and add the third project in the first half of 2018 while reviewing expansion of the collaboration to other sites.

About Symbior Solar
Established in 2010, Symbior Solar has grown into a leading regional solar PV developer with a focus on frontier solar PV markets in Asia. Symbior offers solar power purchase agreements to industrial and commercial clients for immediate electricity cost savings without any capital investment in Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia. With a pipeline of over 200MW, Symbior Solar continues to expand its solar PV generation platform supporting the region’s drive towards environmentally and economically sound energy supply for a sustainable future. For more information about Symbior Solar, please visit www.symbiorsolar.com

About Robinson
Robinson Public Company Limited and its subsidiaries operate department stores nationwide under the name “Robinson”. The Company currently has 44 stores, comprising of 11 stores in Bangkok Metropolitan Area and 33 stores in the upcountry. In addition, the Company currently has 2 stores in Vietnam. For more information about Robinson, please visit www.robinson.co.th

Media Contacts

Symbior Solar

Florian Bennhold

+852-6892 2879

+66-9 0912 2515

florian.bennhold@symbiorsolar.com

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