NSG Group opens new solar array in Aken, Germany

Posted on 27 Jun 2023 by The Manufacturer

NSG Group announced yesterday that it has opened a 750kW photovoltaic solar system at its Aken facility in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

The new array owned by Aken, with 1,500 PV modules installed on the open space and on the roof of the plant, will provide 650,000kWh which around 10% of the annual consumption of Aken facility in the future. The electricity generated by the array system at weekends and during periods of shutdown is fed into the public power grid.

From 2017, all plants and units at the NSG Group’s sites in Germany have been powered by 100% green electricity. This investment will sustainably reduce energy costs and make a further contribution to the site’s climate-neutral production and the Group’s carbon neutrality’s goal.

Last year, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) certified NSG Group’s aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030, compared to 2018 levels. This forms the basis of the business’ plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. This project is a part of NSG Group’s solar and energy savings projects.

NSG Group will continue to promote actions for decarbonization to realize a sustainable society.

A video of NSG’s new Solar Array at its Aken facility:

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