Mondelez to make chocolate in Malaysia utilizing solar energy

March 28 (Renewables Now) – The Malaysian unit of Mondelez Worldwide (NASDAQ:MDLZ), proprietor of snack manufacturers resembling Oreo, Milka and Cadbury, has contracted carbon neutrality options supplier NEFIN Group to put in photo voltaic panels on the rooftops of its two native manufacturing vegetation.

As a part of the brand new partnership, 1,266 photo voltaic panels might be deployed on high of the chocolate plant in Shah Alam, Selangor, that makes Cadbury Dairy Milk, and an additional 1,754 might be put in on the roof of the biscuits and salty snacks plant in Prai, Pulau Pinang, that produces Twisties, Jacob’s and Chipsmore.

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Collectively, the 2 photo voltaic arrays will generate 1.8 million kWh of vitality within the first yr alone and are anticipated to assist Mondelez save as much as MYR 11.18 million (USD 2.65m/EUR 2.42m) over the subsequent 25 years.

Chong Bor Hung, NEFIN Group’s Head of Enterprise Growth and Managing Director for Malaysia, commented that the 2 corporations have already got profitable cooperation of this kind in Thailand and are discussing different related tasks in Southeast Asia.

(MYR 1.0 = USD 0.237/EUR 0.217)


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