Enery and Asahi Europe & International sign VPPA for renewable electricity in Romania

Ursus Breweries, part of Asahi Europe & International (AEI), and Enery announce the signing of a multi-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA), providing renewable energy for the production of their beers in Romania.

Ursus Breweries will offtake power production from a new-to-be-built solar park, with a capacity of more than 50 MWp, located in Romania.

The deal supports Asahi Europe & International in our wider sustainability ambition to be carbon neutral across all the European breweries by 2030 and continue to promote additionality in our core markets.

Paolo Lanzarotti, CEO Asahi Europe & International, said:

“This latest agreement providing renewable energy for our breweries in Romania marks another important step forward and significant commitment towards our Legacy 2030 goal of becoming carbon neutral in all our breweries by 2030 and across our wider supply chain by 2050. Now more than ever, and together with our partners we are committed to creating meaningful connections with people and the planet”.

Richard König, CEO, and Severin Vartigov, CCO, commented:

We are committed to assisting businesses in their journey towards carbon neutrality and providing competitive, reliable green electricity, which remains one of our core objectives. It brings us great joy to collaborate with Asahi Europe & International and Ursus Breweries in their efforts to enhance the sustainability of their breweries in Romania. Our team finds inspiration in making a tangible impact by advocating conscious and sustainable business choices. We are proud to work with Asahi Europe & International, who owns among the most iconic beer brands in our region and are looking forward to creating a sustainable long-term partnership based on a common goal of enhancing the environment for the people of our region while remaining cost competitive and innovative.