Switzerland – Novelis, in collaboration with local energy distributor OIKEN and HES-SO Valais-Wallis, and EPFL from the Swiss innovation and research hub Energypolis Campus, launched a research and development laboratory to advance carbon neutral solutions for aluminum manufacturing.
The Net Zero Lab Valais is located at Novelis’ manufacturing facility in Sierre, Switzerland. Its goal is to achieve carbon neutrality at the facility for Scope 1 and 2 by 2030.
Net Zero Lab Valais will also launch a regional ecosystem, in which Novelis will share the plant’s energy with the surrounding community. This will not only help to reduce the site’s carbon footprint, but it will also help to reduce the region’s carbon footprint.
Novelis’ sustainability goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050, as well as increasing energy efficiency, reducing waste, and supporting communities where it operates, is being met with Net Zero Lab Valais.