COLMAR-BERG, Luxembourg — Goodyear is planning to build a pair of photovoltaic power stations at its testing facilities in Luxembourg and offer the power generated to Luxembourg’s primary energy provider to offset power it buys for its tire plants.
The two photovoltaic power stations will be capable of generating around 5 gigawatt hours of clean energy annually, enough to power 1,200 households for 20 years and reduce carbon emissions by 46.3 tons annually.
Goodyear’s testing facilities near its European Innovation Center in Colmar-Berg occupy 25 acres. Goodyear and Enovos Luxembuorg S.A. will work together to erect the photovoltaic power stations on those grounds. The partners did not disclose the expected investment.
Goodyear said this initiative is part of its “Better Future” corporate responsibility strategy, which