Grundfos Achieves its 2030 Emission Targets Ahead of Schedule with the Support of act renewable

Press Release

Munich, Germany, 6th September 2023: Grundfos, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technologies has surpassed its 2023 emission reduction targets by five years and act renewable is proud to have played a pivotal role facilitating the process. act renewable has been working with Grundfos for several years, guiding the global pioneer through the entire renewable energy roadmap. This achievement stems from an innovative collaboration between Grundfos and renowned German renewable energy company ABO Wind.

As part of Grundfos’ ambitious decarbonization journey, developed in 2021, Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) were identified as a key strategy to cover a significant portion of their emissions. act renewable took the lead by providing support to Grundfos, training key stakeholders on the intricacies of PPAs, identifying the optimal sourcing strategy and products, and ultimately finding a well-suited supplier and project, leading to the successful signing of the PPA.

In collaboration with LevelTen Energy, the world’s largest two-sided marketplace for renewable energy power purchase agreements and International law-firm Gorrissen Federspiel, act renewable supported Grundfos secure a high-value, low risk PPA offering and access renewable energy sources.

Grundfosstrategic partnership with ABO Wind has enabled them to source 80% of their European energy consumption from renewable sources. This alliance not only allows Grundfos to achieve its 2030 target of reducing Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 50%, but it also positions the company as a trailblazer in the transition towards a sustainable future. The partnership will enable Grundfos to receive clean, green energy from a wind farm in Haapajärvi, Finland, consisting of 14 Vestas turbines, which is due to be fully commissioned by the end of 2023. Grundfos has committed to sourcing it’s energy from this wind farm for the next decade.

Grundfos is proud of having achieved a major milestone in it’s decarbonization journey, reducing the majority of Grundfos’ carbon emissions from our own European operations through the collaboration with ABO Wind. We much appreciate the competent support we have gotten from act renewable and the rest of our advisor team, leading us through the complex process of renewable energy procurement, finally leading to signing a PPA.

Klaus E. Christensen

Lead senior project manager EHS at Grundfos

It has been an invigorating journey so far for the act renewable team working with Grundfos to surpass this significant milestone ahead of schedule. It is a testament to their dedication to sustainability and it has been inspiring to witness their unwavering commitment. We hope that this remarkable achievement ignites a spark and motivates other major corporates to take bold actions.

Rasmus Nedergaard

Managing Director of act renewable

We applaud Grundfos, ABO Wind, and our esteemed partner organization, act renewable on this monumental achievement. We are pleased that LevelTen’s Energy Marketplace was able to connect these three leaders and enable them to sign a PPA in a very competitive environment

Flemming Sørensen

Vice President of Europe at LevelTen Energy

Looking ahead, act renewable is committed to providing continued support, ensuring Grundfos maximizes the benefits of their PPA and the collaboration with ABO Wind. The partnership with Grundfos, ABO Wind and LevelTen and Gorrissen Federspeil demonstrates the power of collective action in advancing the global transition to renewable energy solutions. act renewable is proud to have played a pivotal role in Grundfos’ transition journey and looks forward to continuing its commitment to supporting global businesses achieve their renewable energy potential.

About Act Renewable

act renewable is an independent advisory firm on a mission to help companies achieve their full renewable energy potential across the entire value chain. Focused on the transition to renewables, it blends a global knowledge base with corporate sustainability and local renewable energy market expertise, building tailor-made roadmaps and guiding implementation processes to support corporates accelerate the renewable energy transition. With a footprint across Asia and Europe, act renewable understands local opportunities, risks, strategies, and costs across global operations.

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About Grundfos:

Grundfos is a global pioneer in pump solutions and water technologies, dedicated to improving quality of life by providing energy and water-efficient solutions for a wide range of applications in water utilities, industries, and buildings. Grundfos is committed to advancing the flow of water while respecting and protecting the environment.

Grundfos | Water is and has always been at the heart and soul of Grundfos. Our promise to the world is to respect, protect, and advance the flow of water.

About LevelTen:

LevelTen Energy delivers the marketplaces, software, automated analytics, and expertise required to accelerate clean energy transactions. The LevelTen Platform includes the LevelTen Energy Marketplace, which delivers access to thousands of power purchase agreement price offers spanning 28 countries in North America and Europe.

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