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Siemens to hit carbon neutral target eight years ahead of goal

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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. 

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