Turda, Cluj county
Photovoltaic system mounted on the ground next to the Kaufland Turda logistics center
Annual energy savings of over EUR 167,000. Carbon dioxide emissions reduced by 272 tons/year. Installed capacity: 1 MWp.
Enel X Customer
Kaufland Romania is committed to taking action and implementing projects that contribute to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (Global Compact), which address the most pressing issues on the planet, from eradicating poverty, improving health and education, increasing urban sustainability and upholding the UN-recommended principles of governance in the field of human rights, anti-corruption, environmental protection and sustainable working practices.
At the same time, the company has assumed new targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, following the Schwarz Group's accession to the Science Based Targets Initiative, targets that are in line with the level of decarbonization needed to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 ° C.
- over 2,000 photovoltaic panels with half-cell monocrystalline cells on an area of over 9,400 square meters, on the ground in the immediate vicinity of the logistics center
- 8 SMA string inverters generating 110 kW power
- prefabricated metal structures, specially designed for photovoltaic installations located on the ground
- monitoring system, sized for optimum energy management, monitoring and stability.
Reduction of annual consumption
Reducing energy costs
"Through this approach, we want to expand sustainability actions and the fight to protect the environment. The project helps reduce the impact on the environment by lowering the carbon footprint. Green energy, which comes from renewable sources, is a sustainable alternative and helps maintain a clean environment, therefore, the company's goal will be to invest in the future in such solutions with our partners."
Valer Hancaș, Communication and Corporate Affairs Director, Kaufland Romania
"For us, this project was a new opportunity to strengthen our position as one of the most important integrators of energy systems, which increase the competitiveness and sustainability of our customers. The process of installing the photovoltaic system for the Kaufland logistics center was an efficient one, being completed within the agreed deadline. The decision to use Canadian Solar panels was made based on the strong history we have with this manufacturer as well as the excellent price/performance ratio, which is the key to obtaining the best returns on invested capital.”
Liviu-Adrian Mușat, Project Manager, Enel X Romania