BayWa r.e. Solar Trade, a prominent global solar distributor, has been honored with two prestigious awards, Best Solar Service Provider of the Year and the Solar Company of the Year: Distributor, during Solar Week Philippines Leadership Awards 2023 organized by Solar Quarter Southeast Asia, the largest solar energy media network in Asia-Pacific & Africa, at New World Hotel Makati.
BayWa r.e. Solar Trade's commitment to excellence and innovation in the renewable energy sector was celebrated during Solar Week Philippines 2023, showcasing the provider's outstanding contributions to advancing the solar energy landscape in the Philippines. The awards are a testament to BayWa r.e. Solar Trade's ongoing dedication to providing accessible solar solutions and supporting the country's renewable energy initiatives.
Actively pursuing a renewable energy (RE) roadmap, the Philippines has highlighted its energy transition goals to increase its share of renewables in the power generation mix to 35 percent by 2023. In addition, as detailed by the Department of Energy Philippines, the Green Energy Auction Program (GEAP) is set to increase renewable energy sources in the Philippines. The collaborative program is a significant initiative that would allow engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) companies to be provided with the necessary components for sustainable energy projects.
Adding his view on winning the awards, Junrhey Castro, Director of Solar Trade in SEA, commented, "We are thrilled to be honored with these awards, especially since this is the third year we are named Solar Company of the Year. It affirms our unwavering commitment and dedication to delivering trusted solar solutions in the region and supporting the Philippines' renewable energy goals. At BayWa r.e., we continue to promote the drive for clean energy transitions and solutions for sustainable power generation for the future. These awards further motivate us to pursue greater heights in creating a Net Zero community."
In addition to winning Best Solar Service Provider of the Year and the Solar Company of the Year: Distributor during Solar Week Philippines 2023, Junrhey shared his insights in a panel discussion on 'Revolutionising Rooftops: A Discussion on the Progress and Technological Advancements of Rooftop Solar in the Philippines' speaking on BayWa r.e.'s commitment to advancing solar technology and its role in the future of renewable energy in the Philippines.
BayWa r.e. Solar Trade continues to be a vital partner in assisting the Philippines achieve their sustainable targets by consulting and supplying solar components that will contribute to the country's sustainable energy future and efforts to reduce carbon emissions.