Saint-Gobain has signed a 10-year renewable electrical energy provide settlement with TotalEnergies for the acquisition of solar energy for its 145 industrial websites in the US and Canada.
“With this settlement, Saint-Gobain North America will dramatically scale back its CO2 emissions whereas sending a powerful sign to the market that the manufacturing business is able to decide to inexperienced electrical energy,” says Mark Rayfield, CEO of Saint-Gobain North America. “This renewable power challenge is essential to assembly Saint-Gobain’s dedication to scale back scope 1 and a couple of CO2 emissions by 33 % by 2030 and to succeed in carbon neutrality by 2050.”
“We’re excited to help Saint-Gobain and be part of making their sustainable targets in North America a actuality, and we look ahead to persevering with this mutual effort to decarbonize their power provides,” states Marc-Antoine Pignon, managing director of TotalEnergies Renewables USA. “Our ambition within the U.S. is to grow to be a key accomplice for company gamers dedicated to reaching carbon neutrality by providing them modern and cost-effective renewable options to decarbonize their electrical energy consumption.”
This 200 MW PPA is predicted to offset Saint-Gobain’s North American CO2 emissions from electrical energy (scope 2 emissions) by 210,000 metric tons per yr, a discount of round 33%. The settlement is predicted to begin on the finish of 2024.
That is the second PPA signed in North America by Saint-Gobain, the primary one being a wind challenge in Blooming Grove, Sick. The 2 tasks mixed are anticipated to signify a 62% discount in Saint-Gobain North America’s scope 2 emissions.