2013 GreenFoods

Towards Zero fossil CO2 emission in the European food & beverage industry

The European food and beverage industry has a significant potential to improve its energy efficiency and increase its use of renewable energy. By achieving a reduction of production costs and fossil fuel carbon emissions, global competitiveness of the industry can be fostered and secured, especially for SMEs. The IEE project GREENFOODS has developed a branch concept and several tools and resources for the European food and beverage SMEs to increase their energy efficiency and promote the use of renewable energy. This has been supported and complemented by energy audits, sector-specific trainings on energy efficiency and renewable energies, and the development of a tailor-made funding and financing system for the food and beverage industry SMEs.  [ more... ]

responsible : Dr. Barbara Sturm