Shell Mamplasan operations to be powered by renewable energy
Nov 16, 2022
(Shell SLEX NB Mamplasan, Biñan Laguna), November 16, 2022 - Shell Mamplasan mobility site, located at South Luzon Expressway, Biñan, Laguna will be powered by renewable energy from Shell Energy Philippines (SEPH). The station with Shell Recharge charging points will be powered through a mix of solar, geothermal, and hydro energies.
Lorelie Quiambao-Osial, Country Chair for Shell companies in the Philippines, said, “The switching to renewable energy at our operations shows our commitment to reducing our own carbon emissions. We continue to work with partners in the decarbonization journey as we transition to a lower carbon economy.”
Shell Mamplasan is the second Shell mobility site to be powered by renewable energy from SEPH. The first one was Shell North Luzon Tollway 1 (NLT1) in Balagtas, Bulacan.
In 2020, Shell began transforming its retail fuel stations into one-stop mobility destinations featuring sustainable solutions. These solutions help reduce energy consumption by approximately 30%, as compared to a traditional site.
Notes to Editors
- Shell Energy Philippines (SEPH) is a retail electricity supplier under the Shell Group offering competitive and environment-friendly energy solutions to industrial and commercial customers in the Philippines. It offers a whole range of energy sources from full renewable energies to the traditional supply of electricity to meet the changing requirements of its customers. https://www.shell.com.ph/shell-energy-philippines.
- Shell companies in the Philippines has started utilizing renewable energy sources for its offices and mobility/retail fuel stations. Aside from Shell Mamplasan and Shell NLT1, the SciP headquarters in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig and the Shell Import Facility (SHIFT) in Tabangao, Batangas are now powered by renewable energy through SEPH.
- The Shell Import Facility in Tabangao is 100% powered by a combination of solar, geothermal, and hydro energies provided by SEPH. The onsite solar farm covers 5,220 solar panels and seven inverters, which can generate up to 300-megawatt hour.
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Shell companies in the Philippines Country Chair Lorelie Quimbao-Osial, General Manager of Shell Energy Philippines Inc. Bernd Krukenberg, and Pilipinas Shell Vice President and General Manager for Mobility Randy Del Valle activate the switch for Shell Mamplasan to run on renewable electricity with the 3 color pieces: Blue, Green, and Purple representing Water and Air, Nature and Land, and Innovation and Technology, respectively.
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