Hydro intends to switch to 100% locally produced power from renewable energy sources for the operation of its three aluminium extrusion plants in Sweden located in Finspång, Sjunnen and Vetlanda. The company will focus on each location with strategic, large scale investments in solar energy, battery storage, wind power, energy efficiency measures, hydrogen production and in fuel switching to hydrogen. In the project’s first phase, Hydro Extrusion Sweden will install solar panels and battery storage systems to complement the already existing local hydropower system.Swedish industry is demanding greener energy, more stable supply and competitive prices. Hydro Extrusions operates in southern Sweden, where the need for electricity and greener energy is greatest.Hydro views wind power as one of its options because it can be expanded quickly. The company is working to identify a suitable location for its own wind farm, to ensure greener electricity for its Swedish plants. Hydro is also investigating opportunities with solar cells and improved energy efficiency, for example through heat exchange from already existing processes.