BY LYNTON AARON FILIA
TAIWAN Ambassador to Solomon Islands has announced that the Speedtech Energy Company from Taiwan will be commencing work here early next year.
His Excellency Mr Roger Luo made the announcement during the 2018 Taiwan Economic and Business Cooperation workshop held at Heritage Park Hotel yesterday.
“I am proud to share with you that Speedtech, a renowned solar power company in Taiwan which has been awarded with the solar power project at SINU, just signed a contract with Solomon Islands Port Authority (SIPA).
“Speedtech will rent a piece of land in Honiara Port from the very beginning of next year and establish an assembly line for his solar power products right here in Solomon Islands.”
Luo adds, the company plans to employ more than 20 locals; this will be an opportunity for locals specialising in solar engineering.
Luo conveyed Taiwan’s heartfelt appreciation to the Solomon Islands Government particularly, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labor and Immigration, and the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI).
He also recognises the joint efforts of his Headquarters in Taipei, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association (CIECA).
Speedtech Energy Co Ltd is a total solar solution provider specialised in the design, development, and manufacture of solar photovoltaic and LED power solutions.
The company has started 17 years ago with the singular pursuit of building a better world: to make the air clearer, the planet healthier while providing energy to those still left out in the dark.
They believe that Solar is becoming the mainstream for future global power solution because Solar is the solution to the main energy challenges facing our world today.
The challenges today’s world facing are rising energy prices, climate change threat including more than a billion people still living without access to energy.