Firstly, Rick Sporrer, President of Danfoss North America, received the Innovative Star of Energy Efficiency Award from Paula Glover, President, of Alliance to Save Energy
Secondly, the Alliance to Save Energy presented Danfoss with the prestigious Innovative Star of Energy Efficiency Award for the company’s efforts to create solutions that decarbonize through energy efficiency.
Thirdly, Rick Sporrer, received the recognition at the 30th annual Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards Gala at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C.
The event brought together energy efficiency leaders from industry, government, and academia. They celebrated the best and brightest in energy efficiency with U.S. Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm, providing the opening remarks.
Danfoss is proud to be a leader in developing solutions that will help us meet our climate goals. We simply won’t reach the Paris Agreement goals if we don’t prioritize energy efficiency because the greenest, cheapest and most secure energy is the energy we don’t use.
Everything we at Danfoss drives productivity in machines and systems, reduces emissions, lowers energy consumption, and enables electrification, intending to be the preferred partner for customers who want to decarbonize.
Moreover 40,000 employees worldwide work hard every day to make Danfoss an industry leader in decarbonization and sustainable engineering solutions.
Lightfair conference at New York on February 2023.
Also, as part of Danfoss’ ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) ambition, the company has pledged to be carbon-neutral in global operations by 2030, setting ambitious science-based targets to increase energy efficiency while reducing carbon emissions.
Danfoss announced in March that it had reached its 2030 target of doubling the energy productivity in its factories globally , nine years ahead of time.
Since 2007, when the initiative has begun, the company has reduced energy intensity by 51% and CO2 intensity by 42%.
In 2021, energy productivity went up from 80% in 2020 to 104% improvement from the baseline year 2007.
Also in 2021, 25% of its global electricity consumption was carbon-neutral and 45% of its direct energy consumption was from renewable sources.
Finally, the company is helping customers to reduce their emissions and energy consumption. It is developing energy-efficient heating and cooling technologies.