Alamo Cement powers up solar system at Texas plant
- United States ready-mix concrete as well as natural aggregates firm Alamo Cement Company revealed the appointing of a new on-site solar power system which need to supply as much as 17.8 GWh of electrical energy each year to the company's plant in San Antonio, Texas.
The solar farm, which covers 45 acres, is anticipated to offer approximately 15% of the annual electrical power consumption of Alamo's facility and cut its carbon dioxide discharges by 8,000 tons each year.
Alamo stated its plant will certainly have the largest customer-owned solar energy resource in the Greater San Antonio area. The US cement firm did not divulge the quantity of the financial investment made in the system.
"We continue to search for even more chances to boost sustainability in our procedures, and also strategy to build on our experience from this San Antonio project and check out implementing extra eco-friendly power systems within our Group," Alamo's CEO Massimo Toso noted in journalism release.
Alamo Cement becomes part of Italian cement production group Buzzi Unicem SpA (BIT: BZU). It operates 78 batching plants as well as 4 aggregate quarries.
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