HONG KONG, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SGOCO Group, Ltd. (Nasdaq: SGOC) ("SGOCO" or the "Company"), a company focused on product design, distribution, and brand development in the display and computer product market in China as well as energy saving products and services worldwide, today announced that BOCA International Limited ("BOCA"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, has signed a letter of intent (the "LOI") with Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited ("HAECO"), a subsidiary of Swire Group. Pursuant to the LOI, HAECO will engage BOCA to design, supply and install a new Ultra-High Efficiency BOCA Hybrid Power Chiller Plant (the "Project") through a Performance Contract for HAECO's facility at the Hong Kong International Airport
Established in Hong Kong in 1950, HAECO is one of the world's leading independent aircraft engineering and maintenance groups. It is one of the world largest Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service providers in terms of capacity.
Dr. Richard Chan, the Chief Technology Officer of BOCA estimated that the annual electricity running cost saving through the Project is approximately HK$5.4~7.2million (30~40% of the existing chiller plant annual electricity consumption), and also the power consumption will be reduced approximate 5,400,000kWh annually, which equal to reduction of CARON EMISSION 4,212,000kg.
BOCA has successfully installed and operated BocaPCM-TES for a number of real estate projects worldwide, including in the United Kingdom, Italy, Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong. Regarding this new project of BOCA which the Company acquired at the end of last year, Mr. Shi-Bin Xie, Chief Executive Officer of SGOCO, commented, "We are pleased to see the initial results of the integration of Boca and transformation of the Company to the energy saving and environmental protection business. The Company will continue its efforts to further develop such new business and achieve our goals."
About SGOCO Group, Ltd.
SGOCO Group, Ltd. is focused on product design, brand development and distribution in the Chinese display and computer product market as well as energy saving products and services. SGOCO sells its products and services in the Chinese market and abroad. For more information about SGOCO, please visit our investor relations website: http://www.sgocogroup.com
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