Total and Envision join forces to capture China’s fast-growing distributed solar energy market

Source: press release, 16 September 2019

For 40 years, Total has been committed to advancing solar energy (photo: PIERRE-OLIVIER/Capa Pictures/Total)
For 40 years, Total has been committed to advancing solar energy (photo: PIERRE-OLIVIER/Capa Pictures/Total)

TEESS, a 50/50 joint venture company, established by Total, and Envision Group, a global smart energy technology company, launches its commercial activity to develop on site distributed generation solar projects for B2B customers in China.

TEESS will offer its clients a unique combination of distributed solar energy systems and digital solar energy solutions running on Envision’s AIoT Operating System EnOS™. This offer will allow the clients to decarbonise their energy while reducing energy costs, optimising and digitalising energy management, and enhancing the safety and reliability of energy utilisation.

“Companies of the industrial and commercial sector account for approximately two thirds of Chinese power consumption. More and more industrial and commercial clients are committed to 100% renewable power. Our Joint Venture is there to help these clients to fulfil this target,” says Alex Sun, CEO of TEESS. “Our shareholders, Total and Envision, have an unparalleled expertise in renewable energy generation and digital energy solutions worldwide. We aim to combine our respective strengths in digitalised and distributed solar energy sector, to become the No.1 choice of Industrial & Commercial companies in China to support and enable their renewable power transition.”

“Total is delighted to partner with Envision to enter Chinese booming distributed solar energy market. As a historic player of the solar sector, we are keen on growing our footprint in low carbon electricity in China and enable local industries to reduce their carbon footprint,” says Julien Pouget, Senior Vice-President Renewables at Total.