Factory operates on 100% renewable energy

The Suolahti factory is one of the cleanest tractor factories in the world. It operates on 100% renewable energy, despite the enormous amounts of heating energy consumed in the cold North. In addition, no waste ends up in landfills; instead 81 percent of waste is recycled and the rest is recovered for energy.

  • Electrical and thermal energy is produced with 100% renewable wind and hydro power and biomass.

  • No waste ends up in landfills. The waste is sorted into 26 different fractions, 81 percent of which is recycled and 19 percent is recovered for energy.

  • Energy consumption decreased by 18 percent between 2018 and 2022.

  • Carbon dioxide emissions from incoming transports have decreased by 17 percent since 2017.

  • On the assembly line, tractors are refuelled with renewable Neste My diesel. Approximately 5 million litres have been tanked in the last five years.

  • Approximately 90 percent of materials are recycled by remanufacturing engines and transmissions.

  • EcoPower low-rev engines consume about 10 percent less fuel.


Text Tommi Pitenius Photo Valtra archive