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Hydro Rein To Collaborate With Green Investment Group On Brazilian Solar/Wind Power Project

Hydro Rein To Collaborate With Green Investment Group On Brazilian Solar/Wind Power Project

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA’s subsidiary Hydro Rein has signed an agreement with Macquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group (GIG) to build a 586 MW combined wind and solar project called Feijão in northeastern Brazil. Per the firm, the project will...

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Norsk Hydro Begins Construction Of New Aluminium Recycling Plant In SW Michigan

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA broke ground last week on a new US$150 million aluminium recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan. According to Hydro, the plant’s nameplate capacity will be 120 thousand metric tons of low-carbon aluminium extrusions per annum. Production is slated to begin next year, and the plant will create about 70 jobs […]

Norsk Hydro Restarts Albras Liquid Aluminium Potline After February Power Outage

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA has restarted operations at Albras Alumínio Brasileiro S.A. aluminium smelting plant in Brazil. The plant briefly closed about 75 percent of its production due to a power outage in the region in mid-February. Three of the plant’s four total potlines remained in production throughout the power outage. However, Line […]

Norsk Hydro Commissions New Electric Steam Boiler At Alunorte Alumina Refinery

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced last week that its Alunorte alumina refinery in Brazil began operation of the plant’s first electric boiler. Hydro says the new boiler is expected to cut the plant’s carbon emissions by 100 thousand metric tons per annum. The new electric boiler at Alumina do Norte de Brasil S.A. […]

Albras Power Failure Halts One Quarter Of Albras Aluminium Smelting Capacity

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA says a power failure in Brazil over the weekend resulted in the shutdown of one of the four smelting lines at Albras aluminium smelter. In a statement, Hydro said the internal power distribution failure occurred Saturday morning local time. As a result, the 110 thousand metric tons per annum […]