August 21, 2023
MinebeaMitsumi Inc.

NMB-Minebea Thai Co., Ltd. And EGAT Join the Push for Smart Energy Technology

NMB-Minebea Thai Co., Ltd. and EGAT sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to drive smart energy technology promote the use of renewable energy toward Carbon Neutrality.

On July 18, 2023, Mr. Warit Rattanachuen, Assistant Governor – Research, Innovation and Business Development Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and Mr. Yoshihiro Sakanushi President, NMB-Minebea Thai Ltd. joins Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation in pushing forward smart energy technology between EGAT and the NMB-Minebea Thai Co., Ltd. with Mr. Yoshihisa Kainuma, Representative Director, Chairman CEO, MinebeaMitsumi Inc., Ms. Noppavan Kanjanavan, Deputy Governor EGAT, Mr. Thidade Eiamsai, Deputy Governor - Power Plant Development and Renewable Energy EGAT, Ms. Sunee Cherdchucharti, Director, NMB-Minebea Thai Ltd. and Mr. Athip Tantivorawong, Chief Executive Officer, INNOPOWER Company Limited. attended the ceremony in Bangkok.

Ms. Noppavan Kanjanavan, Deputy Governor EGAT, said that this cooperation is a joint development Smart Energy Solutions on the Smart Campus area by integrating solar power generation systems, energy storage system, smart street light system and intelligent energy management system (Energy Management System) of EGAT allowing all systems to work together perfectly Raise the level of clean energy Reduce the cost of electricity and maximize electricity usage efficiency to achieve the goal of carbon neutrality and zero greenhouse gas emissions of EGAT and Thailand.

Mr. Yoshihisa Kainuma, Representative Director, Chairman CEO, MinebeaMitsumi Inc., said it was a great pleasure that the Smart Street Lighting system, manufactured in Thailand by the Company's employees, is used in Thailand. By this collaboration is a great opportunity for EGAT and MinebeaMitsumi Group to build good relations and expand scope of cooperation in the development of energy technology and smart cities which will benefit the development clean energy innovation Driven towards the use of green electricity including further business development opportunities

This cooperation is part of the Smart Campus project of EGAT and INNOPOWER Company Limited. Companies in the EGAT Group that raises the level of energy consumption within the university through energy innovation and smart city. By installing a solar power generation system with electric charger for electric vehicles, Install an energy storage system, Intelligent lighting on campus roads with an energy management system to control and monitoring the use of energy for efficiency and bringing electric buses (EV) to service students between the dormitory and the school building The project started at Chiang Mai Rajabhat University Wiang Bua area and Mae Rim center area ready to open in mid-2024.

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MinebeaMitsumi is a comprehensive manufacturer of high-precision components that handles various mechanical and electronic devices and components such as bearings that smooth the rotation of machines, motors, sensors, and semiconductors. Our ultra-precision technology is used in a wide range of fields including home electronics such as air conditioners, vacuum cleaners, dryers, game consoles; information devices such as smartphones and PC products, personal computers; automobiles, aviation, and space products; and medical equipment. We support people lives in areas that are not in plain view.


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