Empowering Sustainability: Axpo and Pilkington Automotive Forge Renewable Energy Partnership
In a groundbreaking collaboration, Axpo and Pilkington Automotive Finland Oy, part of the esteemed NSG Group, have inked a pivotal long-term wind energy power purchase agreement (PPA). This transformative partnership marks a significant stride toward energizing NSG Group’s Finnish plants with clean electricity, solidifying the unwavering commitment of both entities to sustainability and environmental responsibility.
A Renewable Energy Infusion
Axpo will be the driving force behind Pilkington Automotive Finland’s sustainability goals, supplying the company’s two manufacturing plants with an annual total of 35 GWh of wind-generated electricity sourced from the Storbacken wind farm. Situated near the city of Vöyri in Finland, this green energy infusion is set to continue for eight years, heralding a new era of sustainable operations for NSG Group.
A Commitment to Sustainability
David Eickhoff, Originator at Axpo Sverige AB, expressed his confidence in this landmark agreement. “This PPA demonstrates that, even in challenging times, we can assist our clients in achieving their sustainability targets,” he said. The collaboration between Axpo and Pilkington Automotive Finland signifies a resolute dedication to securing fixed prices for zero-carbon electricity, furthering their mutual sustainability objectives.
Setting New Benchmarks
Pilkington Automotive Finland’s Managing Director, Jussi Parkkali, echoed this sentiment, emphasizing the stability and environmental impact of this venture. “Securing fixed prices for zero-carbon electricity, especially during times of volatility, supports our customers and aligns seamlessly with our sustainability objectives,” he affirmed. Together, these visionary entities are not only meeting their immediate targets but are also setting the stage for the future, accelerating the transition toward cleaner, more sustainable energy sources.
A Shared Vision for a Greener Tomorrow
As trailblazers in their respective fields, Axpo and Pilkington Automotive Finland are championing sustainability and environmental stewardship. NSG Group aims to source a substantial portion of its electricity from renewable sources, with the PPA playing a pivotal role in achieving this goal. This remarkable collaboration not only underlines their commitment to cleaner energy but also contributes significantly to reducing emissions, paving the way for a greener tomorrow.
Source: Axpo with additional information added by Apazone