Solar energy assists carbon footprint reduction
A 5.5 net-metered solar project, built and operated by KDC Solar, is supplying solar power to Ardagh Group’s Bridgeton, NJ glass manufacturing facility in the USA. The leading glass packaging producer aims to minimise its environmental impact, while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.
"As a leading US manufacturer of infinitely recyclable glass bottles and jars, Ardagh Group is committed to be the leader in sustainability in the North American glass packaging market" said Bertrand Paulet, President and CEO, Ardagh Group, Glass – North America. "As part of this drive for sustainability, we are continuously looking for new opportunities to increase our use of green energy. We are pleased to have partnered with KDC Solar on this state-of-the-art solar plant in Bridgeton, which will supply renewable energy for our glass manufacturing facility and thereby contribute to a further reduction in our carbon footprint."