Facilities Management Middle East
Wilo’s high-efficiency pumps reduce electricity consumption to a total of 1.77 terawatt-hours
The company set its 2025 goals which include reduction of carbon emissions by 50 million tonnes
PUMPS Wilo, one of the world’s manufacturers of pumps and pump systems, has been making significant milestones in its sustainability strategies through deploying innovative pumps to increase the efficiency and contribute to energy usage reduction. With the implementation of high-performance pumps in its projects across the globe, Wilo has reduced power consumption by 1.77 terawatt-hours (TWh) in total.
Recently, the company set its 2025 goals which include reduction of carbon emissions by 50 million tonnes, achieve climate-neutral production across all its sites, and to save 1.8 terawatt-hours in energy per year through utilisation of highefficiency pumps.
Wilo, a recipient of the renowned German sustainability award for climate transformation, has been increasing its sustainable solutions in a bid to achieve its recent commitment to the Business Ambition for 1.5 °C and be carbon neutral by 2050. As pump solutions provider, the company acknowledges that water sector entails higher consumption of electricity. However, innovation in pumps can cut energy consumption and will help building operators reduce cost.
The company points out that new innovative pumps utilise much less electricity than previous models and replacing old technology with new, highly efficient pumps is more economical than maintaining old ones. Pump technology have made significant innovations in terms of energy efficiency and reliability, including digital innovations and electronically controlled systems.
Along with its expansion plans in the MENA region, Wilo also commits to delivering sustainable solutions and contributing to the regional climate change goals. The company seeks to increase utilisation of high-efficiency pumps in its projects and operations in the region to significantly lessen the carbon footprint of water consumption.