LafargeHolcim Harnesses Solar Energy at Cement Plant

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LafargeHolcim in the U.S. opened a new solar field next to its Holcim Hagerstown Cement Plant in Maryland, which will provide clean, renewable energy for the facility’s operations. Built in partnership with Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co., the solar addition is expected to generate 10 MWac of energy on-peak – enough to provide about 25% of the plant’s annual requirements.

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LafargeHolcim Cements Net Zero Pathway

LafargeHolcim is the first global building materials company to sign the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) “Business Ambition for 1.5°C” pledge with intermediate targets for 2030 validated by SBTi. The company is further lowering its target for carbon dioxide intensity in cement to 475 kg net CO2 per ton of cementitious material.

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