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DHL Express Deploys Solar Power Projects at Regional Facilities

In line with its global sustainability ambitions to become a net-zero logistics company by 2050, DHL Express is investing in solar power projects at all of its regional facilities, with the first solar photovoltaic (PV) installation completed in its Amman facility, which will reduce energy consumption by 100%.

DHL has installed 434 solar panels in its Jordan factory, in partnership with Yellow Door Energy. The solar power plant is expected to produce 294 kWh of clean energy in the first year of operation, which would cover 100% of the facility’s energy consumption needs while halving the electricity costs of the facility. facility.

“We continue to deliver on our commitment to achieve an emission-free future,” said Bachi Spiga, Operations Manager at DHL Express MENA.

“Our investment in solar systems is part of a long-term strategy to reduce our energy consumption across our operations by harnessing renewable solutions and alternative energy sources. sustainable logistics, DHL is implementing an eco-friendly strategy to reduce its climate impact through sustainable investments in all markets in which we operate, as we strive to achieve our 2050 goals.”

The photovoltaic installation is subject to a solar Build-Own-Operate-Transfer (BOOT) agreement managed by Yellow Door Energy. As the solar developer, Yellow Door Energy is responsible for the financing, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the solar plant until the system is handed over to DHL at the end of the term. BOOT.

The solar energy system features net metering, which ensures that any excess energy produced will be stored by the system’s power grid and credited back to DHL.

Rory McCarthy, Commercial Director of Yellow Door Energy, said, “Congratulations to DHL Jordan on commissioning the rooftop solar power plant in Amman, Jordan. Yellow Door Energy is honored to support DHL on its sustainable logistics journey and ambitious goal of net zero emissions by 2050.

“As the leading sustainable energy partner for businesses in Jordan, Yellow Door Energy continues to help businesses significantly reduce their energy costs and become sustainability champions. We look forward to providing clean energy to DHL for many years to come. »