AWC Partners with PTT to Install On-ion EV Charging Stations Across AWC's Affiliated Properties in Key Tourist Destinations in Thailand, Seamlessly Integrate Clean Energy Travel with Sustainable Tourism

23 January 2024
  • AWC is gearing up to install EV charging stations across 17 affiliated properties, including hotels, shopping centers, and community malls, with a total of 50 chargers, catering to the EV lifestyle for convenient and worry-free travel throughout Thailand
  • AWC, the largest hospitality business group in Thailand, is actively supporting the growing trend of electric vehicles (EVs) while promoting the use of clean energy, committed to creating a low-carbon community in Thailand for a sustainable future

Bangkok, 23 January 2024 - Asset World Corp Public Company Limited (AWC), Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real estate group, has joined hands with Arun Plus Company Limited, a subsidiary within the PTT Group, to sign a collaboration agreement for the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations under the on-ion brand, spanning 17 AWC affiliated-properties and featuring over 50 chargers within this year. These stations, strategically located in major tourist destinations, will be equipped with both Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC) chargers boasting a maximum power capacity of 100 kilowatts. This initiative seamlessly aligns with the clean energy travel lifestyle, contributing to the rapid growth of the electric vehicles in Thailand and fostering sustainable tourism throughout the entire journey.

Mrs. Wallapa Traisorat, President and Chief Executive Officer of Asset World Corp Public Company Limited (AWC), stated that “AWC is committed to supporting sustainable tourism through partnership programs. We are proud to join forces with PTT Group, leaders in clean energy and EV charging station services, to install on-ion branded charging stations across 17 key tourist destinations in Thailand, including Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Phuket. This partnership reinforces our commitment to sustainability and aligns with PTT Group's vision for clean energy. These stations, opening in Q2, will be integrated into AWC's properties, providing convenient travel options and a worry-free tourism experience for EV users.”

Mr. Cherdchai Boonchoochauy, Senior Executive Vice President, Innovation and New Ventures of PTT Public Company Limited (PTT), stated that “PTT Group aims to extend the on-ion electric vehicle charging service network across high-potential areas across Thailand in 2024. The collaboration between Arun Plus and AWC, a leading real estate developer in Thailand with numerous properties in key tourist destinations, signifies a significant step towards investing in future energy innovation. This initiative seeks to enhance Thailand's electric vehicle ecosystem comprehensively, encompassing production, distribution, energy storage systems, electric vehicle rental platforms, and renewable energy. It aligns with PTT Group's commitment to achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions (Net Zero Emissions).”

The on-ion brand's electric vehicle charging stations have been developed in the form of a 'Green Charging Network,' ensuring that electric vehicle drivers receive 100% clean energy from renewable sources produced within Thailand. The on-ion Mobile Application offers convenience, enabling drivers to locate charging stations, access exclusive privileges, and find stations in AWC's affiliated properties across Thailand. This deployment enhances convenience for electric vehicle drivers, ensuring a safe and worry-free driving and travel experience.

The collaboration between AWC and Arun Plus Company Limited, a subsidiary of the PTT Group, aligns with AWC's commitment to sustainable business development under the 'BETTER PLANET', creating a world with a better environment. It supports AWC's strategy to achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030, embracing the global trend of highly efficient clean energy. This collaboration aims to contribute to energy conservation and collectively work towards 'Building a Better Future.'