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DG Khan Cement completes solar power plant in Punjab

29 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Khalid Chohan, company secretary of DG Khan Cement Co Ltd ( Nishat Group ), informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 27 March 2023 that the company has completed the construction and installation of an on-grid solar power plant of 6.952MW at its site in Khairpur , Chakwal district in the Punjab province of Pakistan.  The plant has a capacity of 2.11Mt and uses mixed power generation. It has a dual fuel power production capacity of 33MW and 12MW of WHR. The project has successfu...

Salonit Anhovo expands solar power plant

29 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Slovenia-based cement producer, Salonit Anhovo , is expanding its rooftop solar power plant by 1.5MW. The installation on the roof of the company’s cement plant near Anhovo is already the largest of its kind in Slovenia at 2.2MW. Ljubljana-based Interenergo, a subsidiary of Austrian energy company Kelag, has been awarded the contract for the expansion. According to Balkan Green Energy News, the new panels will be fitted to all suitable roofs at the plant and gradually connected by the ...

Lucky Cement receives NFEH's 15th Corporate Social Responsibilities Awards 2023 

22 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd has announced winning the NFEH’s 15th Corporate Social Responsibilities Awards 2023 in the "Green Energy Initiatives" category. This award recognises the company's unwavering commitment to sustainable development and reducing its carbon footprint through the implementation of renewable energy solutions in its operations.  Chief Operating Officer of Lucky Cement Ltd  Amin Ganny, expressed his gratitude for the recognition and reiterated the company's commitment to promoti...

UltraTech commissions solar plant at Dalla

24 February 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement inaugurated a 9.50MWp DC solar power plant at its Dalla plant as part of drive to source its energy from 100 per cent renewable energy sources by 2050. The total power consumption of the plant is currently approximately 27MW and the new solar power plant accounts for around a third of this demand, according to Dalla’s plant manager, Rahul Saighal. It is expected that the 1MW reduction of coal-based power consumption will lower CO2 emissions by 820kg.

Bestway Cement completes Punjab brownfield line

20 February 2023, Published under Cement News

General Counsel and Company Secretary of Bestway Cement Ltd (BWCL), Hassan Niazi, informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the company has completed the construction and installation of a brownfield line at its Hattar plant in Punjab. The bourse filling adds that Hattat Line-II has a clinker capacity of 7200tpd and the new production line commenced cement production on 17 February 2023. A last-quarter report adds that the work on the company’s greenfield cement plant of 7200...

JK Lakshmi Cement signs solar power agreement

08 February 2023, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement on has signed an agreement with Amplus Solar to set up a 56MWp solar power plant for its Durg facility , located in Chhattisgarh. This will form part of the company's ‘Green Pahal, Behtar Kal’ campaign that creates awareness about improving energy efficiency and saving the environment .  With this initiative, JK Lakshmi Cement will be able to replace 92m units with green electricity in the first year that will help reduce its CO 2 emissions by 73,000t, equivalent to ...

Oriano commissions solar projects for Shree Cement

16 January 2023, Published under Cement News

India-based Oriano has commissioned two solar power projects for Shree Cement Ltd . The projects include a 10MWp at Seraikela Kharsawan, Jharkhand, and 30MWp (2 x 15MWp) at Banka, Bihar. The plant at Jharkhand was commissioned in July 2022, while the Bihar unit came on-stream in Jan 2023. Speaking about the commissioning, GM – Projects of Oriano Clean Energy Private Ltd, Vaibhav Bhatnagar said, ''With this commissioning, Oriano continues to contribute significantly to India's growi...

Lucky Cement commissions 34MW solar power plant at Pezu

30 December 2022, Published under Cement News

The installation of a 34MW captive solar power plant has been completed at the Pezu cement plant , Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan, by Lucky Cement Limited , according to a regulatory filing sent to the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The regulatory filing adds that the solar power plant has been successfully commissioned and will be fully operational from December 29, 2022. Lucky Cement’s investment in renewable energy projects will result in cost savings and a reduction of the country’s re...

Siam Cement Group invests THB100bn in environmental performance

16 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement Group has laid out its investment plans for the next five years, showing a strong emphasis on environmental issues and moving towards establishing circular economies.
 The company announced that it will invest THB100bn (US$2.89bn) through the end of 2027 in areas such as renewable energy, while also continuing efforts to decarbonise its main building materials and chemicals businesses.
 SCG plans to strengthen its position in manufacturing materials for solar power generation...

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...