Hamamatsu is pleased to announce that we have joined RE100 (100% Renewable Electricity) *2, an international corporate initiative with the goal of ensuring that 100% of the electricity used in business operations comes from renewable energy sources, on 3rd October 2022. We're committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity across its entire global operations*3 by 2040.
As one of specific measures, we will convert all electricity used at our domestic sites*4 (about 124 GWh/year) to renewable energy*5 starting in October 2022. This will result in a reduction of approximately 55,000 tons of carbon dioxide per year. In addition, we are planning to introduce self-consumption solar power generation facilities (total power generation capacity: approx. 1.1 MW) and green power certificates at our overseas subsidiaries. We will continue to promote group-wide measures in the future.
Installation of solar power generation equipment at the U.S. subsidiary (HC: Hamamatsu Corporation) (planned photo)
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