Siemens to hit carbon neutral target eight years ahead of goal


Energy giant Siemens is set to hit its carbon neutral goal at its Congleton factory eight years ahead of its original 2030 target.

By adopting a range of ‘green’ energy measures at the facility the company has saved over £250,000 (US$302,000) a year and taken the 80% power-independent factory off the grid. 

The measures include using a hydro-electric plant at Havannah Weir on the river Dane to generate 75kw (kilowatts) of renewable energy, in addition to using carbon neutral biogas to power its on-site gas engine. 

... to continue reading you must be subscribed

Subscribe Today

Paywall Asset Header Graphic

To access hundreds of features, subscribe today! At a time when the world is forced to go digital more than ever before just to stay connected, discover the in-depth content our subscribers receive every month by subscribing to gasworld.

Please wait...