Alfa Laval, the company that delivers sustainable products and solutions for customers in the areas of energy, marine, and food & water, is now the first official member of ABB’s energy efficiency movement.
Commits to five percent energy efficiency improvement in operations by 2023 compared to 2020.
Recognizing the critical role that energy efficiency can play to decarbonize industry, Alfa Laval has made this public commitment to improve its own processes, in production, service and products. It includes setting the target of improving energy efficiency – measured in terms of megawatt-hours (MWh) consumed for each direct hour of operation – by five percent by 2023 compared to 2020. The announcement was made during an Alfa Laval event held at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland.
Launched in March of 2021 by ABB, the #energyefficiencymovement is a multi-stakeholder initiative to raise awareness and initiate action in order to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions to combat climate change. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), energy efficiency can deliver a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of more than 40 percent over the next 20 years, with 50 percent of that reduction coming from the industrial sector.
“We are very happy to join this important movement,” said Thomas Møller, President of the Energy Division at Alfa Laval. “Our innovative and proven solutions make a big difference. The challenge is to change the norms and drive the implementation of the technology in a wider and broader scale together with partners.”
“We appreciate Alfa Laval taking a stand on energy efficiency and joining the movement,” said Morten Wierod, President of ABB Motion. “Their commitment is inspiring and makes a real difference as businesses strive to help humanity reach a net-zero future.”
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 105,000 talented employees in over 100 countries. www.abb.com
This is Alfa Laval
Alfa Laval is a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and is active in the areas of Energy, Marine, and Food & Water, offering its expertise, products, and service to a wide range of industries in some 100 countries. The company is committed to optimizing processes, creating responsible growth, and driving progress to support customers in achieving their business goals and sustainability targets.
Alfa Laval’s innovative technologies are dedicated to purifying, refining, and reusing materials, promoting more responsible use of natural resources. They contribute to improved energy efficiency and heat recovery, better water treatment, and reduced emissions. Thereby, Alfa Laval is not only accelerating success for its customers, but also for people and the planet. Making the world better, every day.
Alfa Laval has 16,700 employees. Annual sales in 2020 were SEK 41.5 billion (approx. EUR 4 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
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