Press Release

PTT Group Unveiled a 100-KW Floating Solar

On October 6, 2020, Mr. Wittawat Svasti-xuto, Chief Technology and Engineering Officer of PTT Public Company Limited, and Mr. Chawalit Tippawanich, President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited or GPSC, the innovative power flagship of PTT Group, together with the other members of PTT Group’s executives, jointly unveiled the pilot project for a 100-KW floating solar installed at PTT Tank Terminal Company Limited (PTT Tank) in Map Ta Phut, Mueang Rayong District, Rayong Province. For the project, GPSC has commissioned Combined Heat and Power Producing Company Limited (CHPP), a subsidiary of GPSC, to design and install the floating solar, which uses floating pontoons made of special-grade Polyethylene developed by PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC), and have a service life of up to 25 years. The electricity generated in the initial phase will be used by the office buildings and will be a model for further research and development of a business model. The project marks a success for PTT Group in the development of innovation and technology that can be extended to other suitable areas in the future.