TotalEnergies to install solar + storage project at Colorado cement factory

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total energy will install and operate a 33 MW solar/38.5 MWh energy storage system at Holcim’s Portland cement plant in Florence, Colorado. Solar projects use single-axis trackers and double-sided solar panels.

Atl Martinez, Vice President of Procurement for Holcim North America, said: “This initiative with Total Energies demonstrates our continued commitment to transforming our business and reducing our carbon footprint. , is a breakthrough investment that will reduce our dependence on other energy sources and lower our utility bills.”

HolcimA sustainable building products company has committed to powering all of its U.S. operations with 100% renewable energy by 2050. This solar + storage project in Florence will offset more than 40% of the plant’s current energy needs.

Eric Potts, Managing Director of TotalEnergies Distributed Generation USA, said: “Our team looks forward to leveraging our expertise in on-site renewable energy solutions as we support Holcim in his transition to a 100% renewable operation in the United States.”

Operation of the renewable energy system is scheduled to start in 2025.

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