INEOS buys windpower from RWE for Belgium operations

INEOS buys windpower from RWE for Belgium operations
Northwester wind park in the Belgian North Sea

Chemical company INEOS is to buy clean energy from a windfarm in Belgium from RWE. à‚ 

Under the terms of the ten-year PPA with RWE Supply &Trading, which begins next year, INEOS will purchase 56MW of offshore windpower generated by the Northwester2 windfarm in the Belgian North Sea. à‚ 

INEOS says the deal will its carbon footprint in Belgium by 745,000 tonnes of CO2 over the length of the contract, and the electricity involved will account for 25% of that generated by the wind park.

David Thompson of INEOS Trading said the agreement “is another important step as we further reduce our carbon emissions from our energy consumption in Belgium”.

“We will continue to look at the options for further expanding the use of renewable energy.”

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