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Thai Petrochemicals Giant to Add Green Power to Cut Carbon Print

  • Indorama to boost renewable energy to 30% of total global bill
  • Plans to buy more plastic recycling plants worldwide: Lohia

Indorama Ventures Pcl, the world’s top producer of material used in plastic bottles and polyester, plans to quadruple its use of renewable energy over the next decade as part of efforts to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

The Bangkok-based company will increase solar, wind and other renewable energy sources at its more than 120 manufacturing facilities worldwide to 30% of it power bill in 2030, said Chief Sustainability Office Yash Lohia. That’s an increase from 6%, he said, adding the move will help the company’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.