Alamo Cement powers up photo voltaic system at Texas plant

US ready-mix concrete and pure aggregates agency Alamo Cement Firm introduced the commissioning of a brand new on-site solar energy system which ought to provide as much as 17.8 GWh of electrical energy per yr to the corporate’s plant in San Antonio, Texas.

The photo voltaic farm, which covers 45 acres, is anticipated to offer as much as 15% of the annual electrical energy consumption of Alamo’s facility and lower its carbon dioxide emissions by 8,000 tons per yr.

Alamo mentioned its plant can have the biggest customer-owned solar energy supply within the Better San Antonio space. The US cement agency didn’t disclose the quantity of the funding made within the system.

“We proceed to search for extra alternatives to reinforce sustainability in our operations, and plan to construct on our expertise from this San Antonio venture and discover implementing extra renewable energy programs inside our Group,” Alamo’s CEO Massimo Toso famous within the press launch.

Alamo Cement is a part of Italian cement manufacturing group Buzzi Unicem SpA (BIT:BZU). It operates 78 batching crops and 4 combination quarries.

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