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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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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 power Hydro’s Paragominas bauxite mine and Alunorte alumina refinery, ultimately weaning both plants […]

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 […]

Rio Tinto Plans New Solar Power Generating Capacity For Weipa Bauxite Mine

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group will soon be adding a new solar farm and battery storage at its bauxite mine in Queensland, Australia. The additional equipment will increase the site’s solar power generation by over three times as well as bumping up the amount of clean power generation for the firm’s operations in the […]

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 […]