New US Alfagy HQ to open in 2012

The british Alfagy is strongly involved in CHP business and recently inaugurated the first energy plant powered with cow poo and grass in Northern Ireland. Alfagy uses a technology that allows the production of heat and power from animal waste and vegetation. Now Alfagy has focused on America. As Bill Clinton and Barak Obama launched a $4b Energy Efficiency Deal to reduce US energy consumption by 20% by 2020. Alfagy considers that the ambitious plan will create a great deal of business.

"I believe as strongly as I can say that this is good business," Clinton said at the launch. "It's the nearest thing we have got to a free lunch in a tough economy." The programme announced at the beginning of december calls for spending $4b to overhaul the federal government's enormous collection of office buildings over the next two years. The changes aims to reduce energy use 20% by 2020. The plan also calls for retrofitting 1.6b square feet of commercial real estate ? the equivalent of 500 Empire State Buildings, Obama said. White House officials said the project would create 50,000 jobs. Alfagy's chairman, Peter Kindt, commented: "We look forward to help Americans become more energy efficient with this significant market expansion."

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Posted by Gisela Bühl | 2011-12-22