TotalEnergies to install rooftop solar array in Indonesia for Nivea brand owner

Nivea production. Source: Beiersdorf AG.

March 21 (Renewables Now) - Beiersdorf AG (ETR:BEI), the German skin care products maker that owns the Nivea brand, has entered into a long-term solar power deal with French multi-energy group TotalEnergies SE (EPA:TTE) involving a rooftop project in Indonesia.

TotalEnergies will install a 540-kWp solar photovoltaic (PV) array on top of a Beiersdorf manufacturing site to generate some 830 MWh of electricity per year. The output of the system is expected to meet 20% of the plant’s needs.

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Completion of the project is planned for June 2022.

"This project will significantly reduce the carbon footprint in our production facilities, making our facilities environmentally friendly. In addition, it also provides substantial savings in the long term,” said Dwi Mudriah, Production Centre Director of Beiersdorf Indonesia.

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