Aldi is a leading global discount supermarket chain with over 9,000 stores in over 18 countries, and an estimated turnover of more than €50bn. Internationally, ALDI Nord operates in Denmark, France, the Benelux countries, the Iberian peninsula, and Poland, while ALDI Süd operates in Ireland, Great Britain, Hungary, Switzerland, Australia, Austria, and Slovenia (ALDI Süd operates as Hofer within the latter two countries mentioned). Both ALDI Nord and Aldi Süd also operate in the United States.
Aldi invest significantly in energy efficient technology. In 2005 they set themself a target of reducing our carbon emissions by 30% in absolute terms by 2020 and, despite huge business growth.
The Aldi selected the Modern energy saving voltage regulator to achieve savings in electricity consumption. InJanuary 2011, a 575kVA Modern system was installed at the Aldi office which will reduce the overall energy consumption on the site, hence reduce both their energy bill and CO2 emissions.
The Aldi has become one of the world’s leading distribution groups. Following the installation of Modern 10.4% of annual total energy have been saved and CO2 emissions
have been reduced by 240.4 tonnes. The payback period of the project for Aldi was less than 5 month. Payback : Within 5 month Maximum kWh demand saved: 10.4% Co2 emmision reduced per annum: 240.4 Tonnes