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UltraTech Cement invests in wind power company

04 August 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has entered a Share Subscription and Shareholders Agreement and Energy Offtake Agreement with VEH Radiant Energy Pvt Ltd for the purpose of acquiring 26 per cent equity shares of VEH Radiant. VEH Radiant is engaged in generation and transmission of renewable wind power energy. The cost of the share price will not exceed INR151m (US$0.181m). VEH Energy has a registered office at TSIIC Hyderabad Knowledge City, India.

Flender opens expanded Voerde logistics and storage hall

19 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Drive manufacturer Flender has officially completed construction work on the expansion of its site in Voerde, Germany, with the opening of its new logistics and storage hall for the assembly of large gear units.   The hall has been built on an open area on the company's premises covering almost 8000m 2 . The new building is part of Flender's investments to be able to handle the expected growth in the global wind energy business and to drive the energy transition in Europe. In addition to...

Flender visited by Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

19 April 2023, Published under Cement News

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Dr Robert Habeck, has visited drive specialist Flender at the international industry expo Hannover Messe. Flender was part of the Minister’s official tour of the expo and Dr Habeck took the opportunity to talk with Flender CEO Andreas Evertz about the energy transition goals for Germany and Europe, Flender’s role as one of the core suppliers for the wind energy industry, and also the importance of an energy-efficient industry o...

CEMEX supplies Vertua cement for eastern European projects

06 February 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX is providing Vertua lower-carbon cement for three high-profile renewable energy projects in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The projects include wind farms in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina and a hydropower plant in eastern Herzegovina.   Ivovik wind farm, the most significant investment in renewable energy sources in Bosnia-Herzegovina, will have 20 wind turbines and is expected to produce enough energy to meet the demand of more than 100,000 households. For this project, CEME...

Holcim Maroc inaugurates Agadir plant

27 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim has opened its 1.6Mta Agadir-Souss plant in southern Morocco. Built in 2021, the company invested MAD3bn (US$299m) in the plant, which includes automation and artificial intelligence to optimise the production process.   In terms of sustainable operation, the Agadir-Souss facility will be powered using wind power from 2023 onward and will also use alternative fuels. In addition, the works generated 1400 temporary jobs during construction and 200 direct jobs since its opening. F...

Lucky Cement plans Karachi renewable energy project

13 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd has informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the Board of Directors of Lucky cement, in its emergent meeting on 11 June 2022, has authorised the management of the company to undertake a feasibility study for a renewable energy project at its cement plant in Karachi, including wind and solar power. General Manager Finance and Company Secretary of Lucky Cement, Faisal Mahmood, in a bourse filing, stated that the Lucky Cement was one of the earliest cement companies...

Opterra orders 300GWh for renewable energy

21 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Statkraft, Europe's largest producer of renewable energy, has signed a further power purchase agreement (PPA) with Opterra , one of Germany's leading cement manufacturers, on the supply of renewable power from onshore wind and solar power. It follows a wind power PPA agreed in 2021 and enables Opterra to further transition its plant operations to a renewable energy supply. Opterra ( CRH group) is adding a further   300GWh of renewable power supplied by Statkraft to its plants in Karsd...

Tamil Nadu Cement orders 10MW solar power plant

21 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Tamil Nadu Cement Corp Ltd   will be setting up a 10MW solar power plant at an outlay of INR650m (US$8.52m) for captive use, said Minister for Industries, Thangam Thennarasu. As per the Policy Note presented in the Assembly by Mr Thennarasu for 2022-23, Tamil Nadu Cement will construct the solar plant at its   Alangulam cement plant.  The company is also planning to install an alternate fuel feeding system at a cost of INR300m at the new Ariyalur cement plant.

Lafarge Canada Inc orders wind power plant for Exshaw works

10 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Canada Inc (Holcim group) has entered into a purchase power agreement (PPA) with Calgary-based electricity company, TransAlta Corp (TransAlta) for a   100GWh/year of wind power (electricity only) at Exshaw cement plant . "We are proud to have partnered with TransAlta to deliver wind energy to the Exshaw cement plant. Cement manufacturing is an energy-intensive process, and we are considering all levers available to supply our operations with power from renewable sources of ene...

Statkraft to supply wind power to Opterra

10 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Renewable energy producer Statkraft has signed a power purchase agreement with Opterra for the supply of green electricity from onshore wind farms to three of the cement producer’s plants in Germany. Statkraft plans to supply around 30mkWh of wind power annually to Opterra’s cement works in Karsdorf (Saxony-Anhalt), Wössingen (Baden-Württemberg) and Sötenich (North Rhine-Westphalia) between 2022-25. The wind power will be generated in four wind farms that no longer receive EEG subsidies a...