Ministry of Energy and Industry Leaders Join 2022 Delta Summit to Explore Smart Green Energy Solutions
By David Nakayama - Published November 20, 2022
By David Nakayama, DET Corp Comms
Bangkok, Thailand, October 28, 2022 – Delta Thailand hosted Thailand’s Ministry of Energy and industrial leaders to discuss future-proof green innovations and solutions supporting the Thailand 4.0 roadmap and a sustainable future.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the annual summit was not held in 2021 and this year the in-person event returns with the theme Smart Green Energy for a Resilient and Sustainable Thailand.
For the first time, Delta opens the invitation-only event to a certain number of public guests to network with Delta partners and find solutions while exploring the company’s latest solutions in EV charging, Data Center, and Industrial Automation.
This year’s summit Delta’s showcased solutions as modular and scalable product blocks that seamlessly fit together as the foundation of Thailand’s smart city empowering local businesses and residents with energy efficiency and smart connectivity.In his opening address, Mr. Supattanapong Punmeechaow, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy, said, “The Ministry of Energy is developing the National Energy Plan 2022 that will lower carbon emission in line with our carbon neutrality 2050 target, while maintaining the affordability and security of energy supply. We welcome partnerships with key industry leaders like Delta who demonstrate their commitment to building a Greener and Smarter Thailand, by working with related public and private sectors in the development of solutions, technologies and setting standards and protocols that best suit the needs of local users.”
Delta Thailand’s President Mr. Jackie Chang said, “As a recognized leader in green innovation and sustainability in Thailand, Delta is designated by the Ministry of Energy as a model green factory operator with two LEED-certified green factories and the country’s first net-zero container showroom. We look forward to working with our partners to implement solutions that create a new green economy by driving e-mobility and digital transformation in support of Thailand 4.0 development.”
Supporting the government’s Energy 4.0 plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reliance on natural gas, Delta highlighted three main solutions to accelerate the nation’s Thailand 4.0 ambition:
According to the Department of Land Transport, Thailand’s accumulative registration of battery electric vehicles (BEV), as of August 2022, increased by 146% compared with the previous year. As an EV parts manufacturer and provider of EV charging solutions, Delta has the local engineering and service capabilities to implement a comprehensive EV charging infrastructure solutions that integrate EV chargers like the Delta 22kW AC MAX EV Charger or Delta V2X Bi-directional EV Charger with solar inverters, energy storage systems and the DeltaGrid energy management system.
Data Center Infrastructure
By 2027, Thailand’s digital economy is expected to contribute 25% of the country’s GDP, requiring data center and 5G telecom infrastructure that reliably and efficiently supports advanced technologies including IoT, cloud computing, blockchain and the metaverse. Delta leverages its leading expertise in power and thermal management to develop original data center power and cooling solutions that offer Thai owners excellent Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), low carbon footprint and reduced total cost of ownership.
Automation plays a critical role in realizing the Thailand 4.0 vision of strengthening competitiveness in the nation’s manufacturing sector and local supply chain for high-value production. At the event, Delta demonstrated how the powerful VTScada visualization platform offers real-time data analysis and simple management to managers for complex operations like environment control in smart farms and flood prevention in industrial estate waterworks.Also discussing Thailand’s outlook on a sustainable future and clean energy are several key speakers from the government and leaders from private sectors including the BOI, EGAT, PTT, SCG Cleanergy, Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories, Bitkub and LINEMAN Wongnai.
As the largest electronics company listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and a global corporate citizen, Delta Thailand dedicates itself to leveraging its leading energy-efficient innovation to build a sustainable future for Thailand and Southeast Asia.
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