Asia Clean Capital Vietnam, a leading international clean energy solutions developer in Asia launched by the founders of Asia Clean Capital, has received investment from SUSI Partners’ Asia Energy Transition Fund.
As a leader in the development of clean energy solutions in Asia, ACC helps international and domestic firms decarbonise their energy supply and meet internal and transnational environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets.
|The investment from SUSI Partners will allow Asia Clean Capital Vietnam to help multinational and leading domestic companies decarbonise their energy supply |
ACC has developed over 165MW of commercial and industrial rooftop solar and over 30MW of ground energy projects in partnership with many of the world’s top multinationals.
Over 90 per cent of the clean electricity produced is consumed by ACC’s clients. Its local and international management teams bring many years of rooftop solar and ground energy project design, development, and operational experience to Vietnam.
ACCV and SUSI Partners share a belief that embedding ESG standards across business operations and investment activities creates sustainable value for all stakeholders.
ESG practices have always been a focus for ACC. The MNC clients that ACC serves have very demanding ESG targets and the clean energy solutions that ACC provides directly reduces its clients’ carbon footprint while the blockchain sustainability data management software that ACC deploys provides auditable, verifiable data for sustainability management, reporting and green finance. ACC’s ESG performance and compliance is market leading, having been developed in partnership with the global financial institutions that have supported ACC through its growth.
|ACCV’s mixed ground-mounted and rooftop solar project at SC VivoCity Mall (District 7, Ho Chi Minh City) |
SAETF’s investment will allow ACCV to help multinational and top domestic companies decarbonise their energy supply.
"ACC parties with large foreign-invested corporations to decarbonise their energy supply and contribute to Vietnam’s commitment to achieving Net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. We are dedicated to bringing innovative renewable energy solutions to the market, and believe in the power of on-site climate technologies to lead the transition to a cleaner future," said CEO Michael Viet Luong. "With SUSI Partners, we have found a partner whose longstanding track record and exclusive focus on energy transition investments aligns perfectly with our ambition to support global climate targets."
SUSI Partners is a Swiss-based investment manager specialised in energy transition infrastructure investments, with $2.07 billion in capital commitments from institutional investors. The firm invests globally through dedicated equity and credit strategies.
“Our mandate aims to enable emerging economies in Southeast Asia to grow sustainably. Together with ACCV, we look forward to accelerating the urgently needed buildout of clean energy supplies in Vietnam, which is rapidly becoming one of the most important manufacturing centers in the world,” said Wymen Chan, head of Asia at SUSI Partners.
Founded in 2009, SUSI Partners is a Swiss fund manager specialised in sustainable energy infrastructure investments with 1.9 billion euros in capital commitments from institutional investors.
The firm’s investment strategy focusses on private equity and credit opportunities across the energy transition spectrum, including clean energy generation, energy efficiency measures, and solutions enabling clean energy use.
With a successful track record of more than 140 transactions in over 20 countries to date, SUSI Partners seeks to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns for its clients and their beneficiaries while contributing meaningfully to achieving global climate neutrality.
ACCV is the Vietnam-based affiliate of the Asia Clean Capital Group, a leading distributed solar developer focused on the commercial and industrial market in Asia. Core clients include Nestle, Coca-Cola, Danone, Volkswagen, Schindler, Unilever, Andritz, Fujitsu, Mapletree, Universal Alloy Corporation and many more.
Focused on carbon reduction, data management and energy efficiency solutions, ACCV invests 100 per cent of the project costs and provides the design, engineering, equipment, government approvals, installation, and long-term operation and maintenance of solar, energy storage and data management systems.
ACCV generates and sells clean electricity to clients at below-grid prices under long-term agreements. ACCV's project sites are typically extensive production facilities with electricity demand ranging up to 20 megawatts.
The company has offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Ho Chi Minh City.
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By Bich Thuy