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Bayer Thai switches on solar panel installation in factory in Thailand



Bayer Thai has formally switched on its solar panel installation in its factory in Thailand.

Now, the installation will power its corn seed production site in Phitsanulok using renewable energy. This is also the first laboratory in the country to receive the accreditation by the Department of Agriculture.

Weraphon Charoenpanit, Crop Science Country Commercial Lead for Thailand, Cambodia, and Myanmar for Bayer Thai Co, said that the company aims to reduce greenhouse gases by 30% by 2030.

According to the company, “the rooftop-based solar panel installation covers 50% of the site’s total available space can generate 600KW.” The project will contribute to a 20% reduction in CO2 emissions.

“As part of Bayer's sustainability commitments in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In collaboration with our suppliers and partners in the production chain, this project is an important contribution to achieving our sustainability targets,” Weraphon was quoted in the statement.

As per the company, the export-oriented seed production site also includes the Seeds Test Laboratory.

It has been informed that the test lab will boost confidence in Thailand’s seed testing and exports.

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