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Over 2,500 photovoltaic modules for Rhenus Switzerland in Schaffhausen

Rhenus Switzerland takes a total of 2,511 photovoltaic modules into service on the roof of its logistics building in Schaffhausen after fitting it with a special foil. The system is expected to produce some 1,100,000 kWh of electricity a year – roughly equivalent to consumption by 220 Swiss households.

Rhenus Switzerland took just four months to have the roof of its logistics facility in Schaffhausen renovated – and it used the opportunity to equip the building with an ultramodern photovoltaic system. Covering an area of approx. 6,700 m2 , the system will produce sustainable and safe electricity that will be fed directly into Rhenus's network. The sustainable power will supply three buildings on the Rhenus site, comprising offices, warehousing and rented spaces. This will meet the energy needs of a logistics facility comprising 23 loading bays and over 15,000 pallet spaces as well as block storage and stock-picking areas.

Andreas Stöckli, CEO of Rhenus Alpina AG, is thrilled by this development: “We at Rhenus Group prefer being not one but two steps ahead when it comes to sustainable logistics. With the recent expansion of our photovoltaic system in Schaffhausen and with our logistics centres at Basel and Spreitenbach, we are creating the basis for more efficient and climate-friendly transshipment services. Innovative solutions like this are needed to benefit the environment and society as well as our customers.”

About Rhenus

The Rhenus Group is one of the leading logistics specialists with global business operations and annual turnover amounting to EUR 8.6 billion. 39,000 employees work at 1,120 business sites and develop innovative solutions along the complete supply chain. Whether providing transport, warehousing, customs clearance or value-added services, the family-owned business pools its operations in various business units where the needs of customers are the major focus at all times.

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