Welsh Water commits to net zero by 2040

It has set an aim to cut carbon emissions by 90% by the end of the decade, investing £80m in research and innovation over the next five years

Big Zero Report 2023

Welsh Water has pledged to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040.

It currently generates 23% of its own energy needs using wind, hydro and solar, procuring the rest of its energy from 100% renewable sources.

It has set an aim to increase this to 35% energy self-sufficiency by 2025 and to slash its carbon emissions by 90% by 2030.

It has committed to investing more than £80 million in research and innovation to transform wastewater services in the next five years.

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