Award to Iveco for energy efficiency
Iveco has been awarded the first AB Energy Efficiency Award, an initiative of ABB SACE, a division of ABB SpA, leading group in energy and automation technology.
The award was handed over today at a ceremony held at Sesto S. Giovanni, near Milan, at the ABB company headquarters.
The prestigious recognition identified the energy efficiency initiatives made during 2007 by Iveco in its production systems in the Brescia factory, the production centre of the Eurocargo range of vehicles, the new version of which is currently being presented to the international press in Torino.
The energy efficiency interventions made amount to the installation of high efficiency motors and inverters.
Don’t pollute, optimise the use of resources in design and production and avoid waste – these are some of the fundamental principles behind the Fiat Group World Class Manufacturing programme to which Iveco complies and is the driver behind Iveco’s actions in making the necessary investments leading to the energy saving initiative.
In the course of the last year and a half with the support of its partner ABB, Iveco has brought to fruition three important projects in its Brescia factory. These amount to improvements in the testing facility and in the painting plant resulting in a reduction in power consumption of 1000 MWh/year. The investment plan for the Brescia factory includes further initiatives with the objective of saving a further 310 MWh/year.