Samsung commits to 100% renewable energy by 2020

The company is set to install around 42,000 square meters of solar panels at its headquarters in South Korea

By Priyanka Shrestha

Electronics giant Samsung has committed to sourcing 100% renewable energy by the end of the decade.

It aims to generate green power for all its factories, office buildings and operational facilities in the US, Europe and China.

The company is set to install around 42,000 square meters of solar panels at its headquarters in Suwon, South Korea as well as add the renewable source and geothermal power generation at its campuses in Pyeongtaek and Hwaseong.

Won Kyong Kim, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Public Affairs at Samsung Electronics said: “Samsung Electronics is fulfilling its duty as a corporate citizen by expanding and supporting the use of renewable energy.”