Supernap Opens its First Solar Project to Power Data Center in Thailand

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Supernap Opens its First Solar Project to Power Data Center in Thailand

Supernap Thailand celebrates the official opening of their first solar project to power the most advanced data center in Thailand, reinforcing its position as the most sustainable colocation provider in the country.

With the continuous growth of data, and to cater to the green goals of global environmental protection, minimizing environmental impact by providing maximum energy efficiency and renewable energy is an urgent priority for cutting edge data centers.

During the ceremony, Mr. Yap Jin Yi, Chief Executive Officer of the company declared “Supernap (Thailand) position has always been being the leader in the industry of the region. Powering our data center IT load with renewable energy and being the most sustainable data center is another step to reinforce our position as frontrunner in the digital infrastructure in Thailand.”

As data centers are huge consumers of power, and electricity is the main cost of their operation, adding renewable energy to an energy efficient infrastructure is the key for data center sustainability, he added.

Supernap (Thailand) selected WHA Utilities and Power Plc. (WHAUP) to install the solar power system to provide green energy to the data center, with utmost confidence to WHAUP full turnkey approach to meet the company’s business sustainability objective.

“Supernap (Thailand) delivers higher service capabilities than any data center in Southeast Asia. Having Supernap (Thailand) as our solar power customer reinforces WHAUP’s expertise and reputation as one of the leading service providers of solar power systems in Thailand”, said Mr. Somkiat Masunthasuwun, Chief Executive Officer at WHA Utilities and Power Plc.