Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy sign a cooperation agreement for the maritime market

Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy sign a cooperation agreement for the maritime market

Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy have signed a cooperation agreement for the sale of marine energy efficiency solutions based on Orcan’s organic Rankine cycle (ORC) technology. Decarbonizing the maritime industry by 2050 will require not only new fuels, but also new technologies and a new approach to meeting the energy needs on board. In addition to pursuing related development initiatives, Alfa Laval is establishing partnerships that will accelerate the industry towards its decarbonisation and energy efficiency goals. The last partnership is a collaboration with Orcan Energy.

Founded in 2008, the leading clean technology company Orcan Energy develops and manufactures ORC solutions for the direct conversion of waste thermal energy into electricity. The company’s products can be found in a variety of industries and are the most widely used solution for low temperature waste heat recovery. Under the new cooperation agreement, the company’s technology will be marketed and sold by Alfa Laval in the maritime market.

Alfa Laval, whose innovative plate heat exchangers are an integral part of Orcan Energy’s products, will continue to develop and market renowned ORC solutions as part of its comprehensive portfolio of marine equipment.

“Strategic cooperation is an important part of our commercialization strategy,” said Dr Andreas Sichert, CEO of Orcan Energy. “Alfa Laval, as a trusted global supplier with over 100 years of maritime experience, is a solid partner and the right choice for the implementation of ORC technology in the maritime industry. The partnership has a major impact, supporting the growing need of ship operators for solutions to decarbonize their ships. “

“As the maritime industry continues to decarbonize and transition to new fuels, a wide range of technologies will be needed to improve fuel efficiency and maintain energy balance on board,” said Lars Skytte Jørgensen, Vice President technological development, energy systems, Alfa Laval Marine Division. “Solutions need to be available quickly, which requires us to work together across the industry. Orcan Energy shares our determination to provide comprehensive and reliable energy solutions to maritime customers.

It’s Alfa Laval
Alfa Laval is active in the fields of energy, marine and food and water, offering its expertise, products and services to a wide range of industries in around 100 countries. The company is committed to optimizing processes, creating responsible growth and driving progress, always going the extra mile to help customers achieve their business and sustainability goals.

Alfa Laval’s innovative technologies are dedicated to the purification, refining and reuse of materials, promoting a more responsible use of natural resources. They help improve energy efficiency and heat recovery, improve water treatment and reduce emissions. In this way, Alfa Laval not only accelerates the success of its customers, but also that of people and the planet. Make the world a better place, every day. It’s about Advance Better â„¢.

Alfa Laval has 16,700 employees. Annual sales in 2020 amounted to SEK 41.5 billion (around € 4 billion). The company is listed on the Nasdaq OMX.

About Orcan Energy
Orcan Energy AG is Europe’s leading CleanTech company that develops, manufactures and markets efficient energy solutions based on organic Rankine cycle technology for the conversion of waste heat into electricity. Orcan Energy AG was founded in 2008 by Dr Andreas Sichert, Dr Andreas Schuster and Richard Aumann with the aim of offering companies in different industrial sectors a simple, economical and efficient energy solution that exploits the enormous energy potential of the unused industrial waste heat. sources. Orcan Energy customers benefit from clean energy at the lowest electricity production costs in the world. Given the enormous global potential for waste heat, the company sees itself as an important player in the energy world of tomorrow.

Orcan Energy AG has sold 500 units worldwide to date. This makes Orcan Energy Efficiency PACKs the most widely used low temperature installation in the world. For the development of new sales markets, Orcan Energy has cooperations with strong partners such as E.ON for the industrial sector and with MAN SE for engine applications. In Asia, Orcan Energy has established a joint venture with VPower Group International Holdings LTD, China’s leading integrated power generation company, and CITIC Pacific Ltd, a financially strong company. Orcan Energy AG employs 60 people and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

You can find more information about the company, products, range of services and careers at Orcan at

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