Procter & Gamble Expands Use of renewable energy by installing a wind turbine factory in Coevorden (Netherlands), which hopes to provide 5,500 MWh per year, 17% of consumption.

Under the plan that has the multinational to expand its portfolio of renewable energy, has also begun installing solar panels at its factory in Cologne (Germany), according to the company in a press release. In this case is estimated to produce 796 megawatt hours per year, allowing a reduction of 544 metric tons of CO2. This facility will start producing power in early summer.

“These investments are another example of P & G’s commitment to sustainability and our continuing drive to operate more sustainably while reducing energy costs,” said Keith Harrison, global head of P & G products “Adding wind energy to our portfolio allows us to have a diversified portfolio of renewable energy, which enhances our flexibility to maximize efficiency and reduce dependence on conventional sources of energy from oil.”

Procter & Gamble has uploaded a video to YouTube where you can see the installation of the turbine at its plant in Coevorden: P&G\’s First Wind Turbine

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