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Fauji Cement opens 8.8MW solar power plant

01 December 2022, Published under Cement News

In its quest to obtain self-sufficiency in power generation, and with the objective of using clean and green energy,  Fauji Cement  has held an inauguration ceremony at its  Wah cement plant , Pakistan. The company's MD, Qamar Haris Manzoor, inaugurated the company's new 8.8MW solar power plant. This will reduce 10,000t of CO 2 emissions, which is equivalent to planting 15,000 trees, claims the cement company. The Wah cement plant will now be producing 60 per cent of its total power need...

Holcim Romania to develop solar power project

17 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania is developing a photovoltaic park with an installed capacity of 1MWp at its cement plant in Alesd , Bihor County. The solar power project is co-financed within the “Energy programme in Romania”, having Innovation Norway as program operator. The main results targeted by the project include the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 383t of CO 2 /year and energy produced from renewable sources, amounting to 1254MWh per year on an average. “Innovation is key to achievi...

Arabian Cement Co amends solar power contract

09 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Arabian Cement Co (ACC) has announced the signing of an amendment to its 2019 contract with Amarenco SolarizEgypt (ASE) to establish a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) plant at its Suez facility. The amendment to the agreement aligns with updated regulations recently issued by 'EgyptERA', the Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency. The adjusted contract limits the total solar capacity contracted to 30MW with a maximum of 25MW per one project. Currently, the total sol...

Lucky Cement's green energy uses will increase in FY23  

07 November 2022, Published under Cement News

AKD Research has termed Lucky Cement Pakistan’s largest cement conglomerate. The year 2023 will be a new milestone year for Lucky Cement with its expanded capacity and adherence to ESG compliance . The company will continue to dominate the market share. With the completion of the 3.15Mta expansion at its Pezu plant in December 2022, the company's total cement capacity would increase from 12.15Mta to 15Mta, resulting in its market share to increase from 14.8 per cent to 17.3 per cen...

Suez Cement orders 45GWh solar power project

04 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Suez Cement Group ( Heidelberg Materials ) signed an electricity generation agreement with Intro Power and Utilities with the aim of constructing a solar power plant at the Suez Cement Factory with investments estimated at EGP350m (US$14.4m). The project will provide a production capacity of 45GWh of clean electricity, which eliminates approximately 22,000t of CO 2 emissions annually or 440,000t over 20 years. The project is scheduled to install solar energy systems with a total capa...

Shree Cement adds 7MW solar power plant to Panipat factory

26 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Gensol Engineering has commissioned a 6.7MWp solar project for Shree Cement Ltd at its Panipat Cement plant, Haryana. The solar power plant is estimated to save approximately 9192tpa equivalent of CO 2 emissions. 

Lucky Cement to install 25.3MW captive solar power plant

15 September 2022, Published under Cement News

GM Finance and Company Secretary of Lucky Cement Ltd, Faisal Mahmood, informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that following a feasibility study for a renewable energy project, the company has entered into an arrangement with Orient Energy Systems (Pvt) Ltd for the supply and installation of a 25.3MW captive solar power project at its Karachi plant .   The estimated project cost is PKR3bn (US$12.75m),and the company is in the process of establishing Letters of Credit to import equipment...

Kohat Cement plans a 10MW solar power plant in Punjab

14 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co Ltd (KOHC) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the Board of Directors of the company has approved the setting up of 10MW solar power plant at its Kohat cement plant, in northern Punjab, says CEO, Nadeem Atta Sheikh. The company’s Board of Directors has also re-appointed Aizaz Mansoor Sheikh as chairman and Nadeem Atta Sheikh as CEO for three years.  Financial performance Total dispatches for July-March 2021-22 stood at 2.85Mt compared 1.75Mt in the corre...

DG Khan Cement to install solar power plant in Punjab

22 June 2022, Published under Cement News

DG Khan Cement Co Ltd (DGKC) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 21 June that its has signed an agreement and established a Letter of credit with Reon Energy Ltd for the supply and installation of the on-grid solar power plant of 6.952MW at its site in Khairpur, District Chakwal, Punjab. The solar power plant is to be financed 100 per cent through the State Bank of Pakistan Financing Scheme for Renewable Energy. The project will be completed in about six months and replace elect...

Bestway Cement: building for a greener future

27 May 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Bestway Cement announced that it is building a new 7200tpd cement plant in Paikhel, Mianwali district, Punjab province, Pakistan, which it expects to commission by the end of this year. The Pakistani cement company has slipped into second place behind Lucky Cement in terms of domestic cement capacity. However, it is not standing still and is preparing to fend off competition for its market share. As detailed in its 3Q22 report, Bestway Cement plans further expansion, helping it ...