While many companies have achieved significant improvement in energy efficiency last decade, there are technological limits, so a continued high level of investment leads to only marginal improvements compared to past years. The next meaningful step in order to reduce costs and achieve the goals of sustainability is to switch usage of conventional to green and smart energy. This switch will have an immediate and dramatic impact on the CO2 footprint of the company;
Switching to renewable energy may be effected in various ways. Two of them are investing in RES production of electricity at the production sites (so called “Energy for Self-Consumption”) or long-term leasing of a photovoltaic system for producing of electric energy.