BayWa r.e. Solar Trade, the solar trading arm of BayWa group has launched the sale of Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers in partnership with Huawei in Thailand at the ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week 2023.
As per the statement, BayWa r.e. and Huawei unveiled the EV Chargers at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) in Bangkok, officiated by Junrhey Castro, Managing Director of Solar Trade in Southeast Asia, and Nitinan Pooltananan, Business Development Manager at Huawei Digital Power Thailand.
Junrhey Castro, Director of Solar Trade in SEA, said, “As a recognised leading Solar Trade Business, we are thrilled to be working together with Huawei in promoting EV charger technology in Thailand. We are committed to helping the country in setting up charging stations nationwide through our partners and customers. We hope to make EV chargers readily accessible and empower individuals and businesses to actively participate in the transition to clean transportation solutions.”
Thailand’s commitment to carbon neutrality and net-zero greenhouse gas emissions at COP26, has accelerated Thailand’s EV market to a new peak. It may be noted that at the beginning of 2022, Thailand rolled out several tax-related measures to boost domestic EV demand, including exemption or reduction of import duty and excise tax and conditional subsidies for imported EVs.
Thailand accounts for almost 79% of all EVs sold in Southeast Asia in the first quarter of 2023. By 2023, Thailand aims to have EVs account for 30% of its annual car production of 2.5 million vehicles. To support this goal, infrastructures integrated with smart supply-demand management should be in place to enable the transition towards decarbonising the transport industry.
Expressing their enthusiasm for the collaboration, Logan Yu, President of Huawei Digital Power Thailand, commented, “BayWa r.e., with its global footprint, has been successful in delivering Huawei technological advancements in the market. By adding our cutting-edge EV charging solutions to their product offering in Thailand, customers will now have even more access to this technology, driving a positive change in Thailand’s energy landscape and contributing to Thailand’s broader mission of achieving a carbon-neutral future.”