Johan Jürss, responsible for energy and environment, and Rickard Lundberg, vice president of the Köping Plant, inspect the surface of where the drilling takes place.

Volvo Group invests in geothermal cooling

The Volvo Group invests 40 MSEK in a geothermal cooling facility in the transmission factory in Köping. The investment will reduce the energy consumption of the operations and create a more comfortable working environment in the factory for the employees.

 

The geothermal cooling is estimated to lower the factory’s electricity and district heating consumption by 500 MWh a year. That equals the annual district heating consumption of 300 houses.

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