Bolloré Logistics Australia has made good progress in its renewable energy journey with the recent installation of solar panels at its main office and warehouse in Sydney. This is the third solar panel project completed since February 2022.
The new system will generate more than 74 MWh of electricity, avoiding 64 tons of CO2e emissions per year, with a total of four sites equipped with solar panels (Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane (upcoming), it is estimated that more than 300 tons of CO2e annual emissions will be avoided by Bolloré Logistics Australia.
Adhering to the Paris Agreement, Bolloré Logistics is committed to reducing 43% in absolute of its scopes 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 2027 through its CSR Program ‘Powering Sustainable Logistics’. In line with this, the solar panel installation project will allow Bolloré Logistics Australia to achieve a reduction of 28% of CO2e emissions of Scopes 1 and 2 in 2022.
Chandima Gunawardana, who is acting Green Solutions Procurement Manager for Bolloré Logistics Pacific region, said, “Leading this multi-site and innovative solar panel project has been a great source of satisfaction for all. We have seen the benefits, and all the key stakeholders are engaged and committed to the success of this project. We are well on our way to reaching 2027’s goal.”
“Bolloré Logistics Australia continues to strengthen its commitment towards sustainability with one more solar panel project in the pipeline for another 10,000 sqm logistics site in Sydney in 2023. In addition to solar panels, we are also currently studying batteries and chargers to explore the possibility of powering electric vehicles with our solar panels,” said Aurélia Sorribes De Wismes, Sustainability Manager for Bolloré Logistics Pacific.
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