PTT Digital joins “STT GDC Thailand” to study using cold energy to reduce carbon in “data centers”

Prommoon Terdkiat Mr Senior Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Sustainability PTT Public Company Limited) or PTT and Chairman PTT Digital Solutions Company Limited or PTT Digital presided over the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between PTT Digital and ST Telemedia Global Data Center Thailand or STT CDC Thailand withMr. Kaweesak Boonchaew Managing Director, PTT Digital and Mr. Suparat Sivapetranat Singhara Na Ayudhya The CEO STT GDC jointly signed a Memorandum of Understanding to study the feasibility, design and consider the feasibility of using cold energy released during the liquefied natural gas (LNG) conversion process for electricity generation and cold water for cooling STT GDC environment. at Thai Palang Room, Floor M, Building 2, PTT Headquarters.

For gasification, LNG contains significant embedded energy. also known as “Cold energy”, which is an unused resource. But it can be used to generate electricity and cooling in the STT GDC environment, a collaboration between PTT Digital and PTT Group which will help facilitate the use of this cold energy as an alternative energy source in the data in the Center instead of letting it go to waste This will be the first of its kind in Thailand and will set a new standard for reducing carbon emissions for the data center industry.

Mr. Kaweesak Boonchaew Managing Director PTT Digital said he has continued the PTT Group’s vision to transform the business into Future Energy And Beyond by leveraging untapped energy and digital innovation. Collaboration with STT GDC will help support that vision as the company pursues it. Aiming to build a sustainable data center industry together

It is also a focus on PTT Group’s carbon neutral goal by ’80. PTT Digital, as the key information technology provider for the business sector, will work closely with STT GDC Thailand on this project To study the feasibility of exploring sustainable innovations that can be applied in the design of hyperscale data centers. and to ensure that the system takes advantage of new power solutions. which is environmentally friendly with full efficiency

sideMr. Suparat Sivapetranat Singhara Na Ayudhya The CEO of STT revealed GDC Thailand, as the company is a data center provider with a global network. The Company always believes that social and environmental responsibility is the heart of business. The data center industry in Thailand is expected to grow by 25-28% per year and predicts that there will be 67 various data centers in the year. The country will use 407 megawatts of electricity, which is equivalent to the energy consumption of 407,000 homes a year.

Therefore, it is essential to seek more sustainable methods or solutions. We are pleased to partner with PTT Digital to drive economic growth in line with our ESG policies to jointly create a sustainable digital future that further benefits the industry.

In addition, the MOU also states that PTT Digital and STT GDC Thailand plan to explore more alternative energy sources for use in data centers. And support the digital economy (Digital Economy) of Thailand and increase the economic development potential for the country. The aim is to reduce energy consumption by at least 20-30% by optimizing cooling and power systems to increase data center energy efficiency (PUE) and reduce carbon emissions.

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