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Norsk Hydro’s Utah Aluminium Extrusion Plant Becomes First US Facility Powered Entirely By Renewable Resources

Norsk Hydro’s Utah Aluminium Extrusion Plant Becomes First US Facility Powered Entirely By Renewable Resources

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA said this week that its aluminium extrusion plant in the Southwest United States will become the first American facility to be powered entirely by renewable energy. The firm said in a press release that its Spanish...

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Swisstek Aluminium Installs Array Of Solar Power Cells At Extrusion Plant In Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan aluminium extruder Swisstek Aluminium Limited announced this week the installation of solar power generation equipment at its factory complex in an effort at promoting the firm’s sustainable production drive. Swisstek installed a rooftop solar array with over 3,000 photovoltaic cells under the Ceylon Electricity Board’s net plus scheme. The solar array is part […]

EGA Partners With DEWA To Produce Solar-Powered Primary Aluminium

Earlier this week, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced last week a partnership that is expected to lead to the first-ever primary aluminium to be smelted via solar power. The plan is part of a wider initiative by the government of Dubai to transform the city into the world’s […]

Steep Coal Costs Blunt Indian Aluminium Makers’ Edge

Indian aluminium producers’ hope to harvest gains from resilient LME (London Metal Exchange) prices and smelter capacity shutdowns in China have been countered by glaring coal shortages and steeper domestic costs. LME prices of aluminium have been on a roll, reaching multi-year highs of around $2100 per tonne. An industry outlook report by ratings agency […]