← Go back

May 18, 2023

Ardagh Glass Packaging builds sustainable Efficient Furnace technology

Ardagh Glass Packaging (AGP) – UK is building a highly sustainable ’Efficient Furnace’ that will minimise greenhouse gas emissions from the glass production process. The state-of-the-art furnace, which will be installed at the AGP – Doncaster, UK Facility, employs the latest industrial technology to provide a more efficient melter with significantly reduced gas consumption and carbon emissions.

It also contains an additional gas filtration process, using advanced filter technology to combat other emissions elements and reduce them to levels substantially below current industrial standards. In conjunction with the furnace installation, AGP – UK will use progressive training initiatives and technology to develop its employees’ knowledge and skills.

The project is part-funded with a grant from the Government’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF), which supports businesses with high energy use to transition to a low-carbon future.

Greg Methven, Operations Director, AGP – UK, said: “Ardagh Glass Packaging – Doncaster’s Efficient Furnace project will improve efficiency at the facility while reducing its carbon footprint. The grant support provided has been a key enabler in upgrading the project from a standard cross-fired furnace to more energy efficient, end-fired furnace technology. We would like to thank the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero for their funding support on this project and also our partners, Glass Futures, for their collaboration on the grant application process.”

The new technology is a key part of Ardagh Group’s Sustainability Strategy, which targets a NOx emission intensity reduction of 23% by 2030.

Ardagh Group Q4 & FY 2023 Results

Ardagh Group S.A. – Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results Ardagh Group S.A. today reports Q4 & FY 2023 …

Ardagh Group Q4 & FY 2023 Results Read More »

February 22, 2024
Ardagh launches Dutch solar energy plant

Ardagh Glass Packaging launches second solar energy plant in the Netherlands Ardagh Glass Packaging-Europe (AGP-Europe), an operating business of Ardagh Group, …

Ardagh launches Dutch solar energy plant Read More »

February 12, 2024
AGP-Europe’s major renewable energy PPA

Ardagh Glass Packaging-Europe unveils its largest renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) after securing deal with Renewable Power Capital Ardagh …

AGP-Europe’s major renewable energy PPA Read More »

January 29, 2024
Ardagh Group Q4 2023 Results Notification

Ardagh Group S.A. Q4 and Full Year 2023 Results and Investor Call Notification Ardagh Group S.A. will host its Fourth …

Ardagh Group Q4 2023 Results Notification Read More »

January 22, 2024
← Go back
Scroll to Top