Wavin makes waves with offshore wind farm energy supply

Wavin UK, has bolstered its commitment to achieving more sustainable operations by awarding its energy contract to Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind. 

Wavin has appointed renewable energy specialists Ørsted, to supply natural gas and 100% renewable electricity energy from April 2019 across four UK sites.

The renewable electricity will come from Ørsted’s 11 operational UK wind farms and is certified by REGOs (Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin) – official validation that each kWh of energy is provided by a renewable source.

The new energy supply will see Wavin reduce its CO2 emissions by 13,842 tonnes a year – the same weight as 1000 Big Ben bells. 

For Wavin, sustainability has become a driver
for value creation. Ultimately, we want to deliver products that meet our own
sustainability demands and those of our customer, the government and society.
Philip Swancott , Category Manager for Services at Wavin

Phillip Swancott commented, “Ørsted was a clear choice to be our supplier following a robust procurement process. They’re committed to helping us to towards a sustainable future, assisting in reducing our overall consumption through efficiency, energy management and optimising onsite generation assets.” 

The new energy supply will cover Wavin’s four sites at Hazelhead, Chippenham, Forest Works and Doncaster for three years.

Ashley Phillips, Managing Director at Ørsted Sales (UK) Ltd said: “It’s exciting that Wavin, a large and trusted UK supplier, is placing such strong emphasis on sustainability.  At Ørsted, we want to drive the transition to low-carbon energy systems in the UK, and support businesses like Wavin that share this ambition of creating a greener energy future.” 

Read more about Sustainability at Wavin