TotalEnergies to install solar + storage project at Colorado cement manufacturing facility

Mar 22, 2023 12:06 PM ET
  • TotalEnergies will certainly install and also run a 33-MW solar/38.5- MWh energy storage system at Holcim's Portland cement factory in Florence, Colorado. The solar project will certainly use single-axis trackers and also bifacial solar panels.

" As we work to accelerate green development throughout the USA, it's crucial that we come to the table with companions that share similar goals around circularity as well as renewable resource," claimed Atl Martinez, VP of Procurement for Holcim North America. "This campaign with TotalEnergies shows a continuous determination to transform our operations as well as lower our carbon footprint. It's a milestone investment that will lower our dependence on various other sources of energy and diminish our energy expenses through a powerful mix of clean power and also effective operations."

Holcim, a lasting structure items firm, has vowed to power every one of its U.S. operations with 100% renewable energy by 2050. This solar + storage project in Florence will counter over 40% of the plant's existing energy demand.

" TotalEnergies applauds Holcim's strong track record of sustainability management in the energy-intensive structure materials sector, and we are proud to act as their power transformation companion," commented Eric Potts, Taking Care Of Director, TotalEnergies Distributed Generation USA. "Our team eagerly anticipates leveraging our knowledge in on-site renewable energy services as we sustain Holcim's transition to one hundred percent renewable procedures in the U.S."

Operations of the renewable energy system are expected to start in 2025.

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