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    Alba to Install 6 MW of Solar Panels at Its Smelter

    Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) plans to install over 37,000 sq m of solar photovoltaic panels at its aluminum smelter in Bahrain. The renewable power will support the production of high quality primary aluminum. “Sustainability is entrenched in our Vision, Mission, and Values; this Project is fully aligned with our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ambitions […]

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    Hydro Powers Its Extrusion Operations with Solar

    Hydro Extrusions is a major worldwide manufacturer of tailored aluminum profiles for a wide range of industries, from building and construction to automotive, transportation, electronic, maritime, and beyond. In Europe alone, the company operates 40 plants across 16 countries—making it the largest extruder on the continent. In response to demands from sustainability-minded customers, Hydro has […]

  • Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park supplies power to the EGA aluminum smelter for the production of low carbon aluminum

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    EGA to Supply Solar Aluminum to HAI for Use in Automotive

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) in the UAE signed an agreement with Hammerer Aluminum Industries (HAI) in Austria for the supply of EGA’s CelestiAL solar aluminum. EGA supplies thousands of tonnes of aluminum to HAI each year — a proportion of which will now switch to CelestiAL. In addition, the agreement will ensure that finished profiles […]

  • Plan to Install One of the World’s Largest Rooftop Photovoltaic Systems at UACJ

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    UACJ Plans to Install One of the World’s Largest Rooftop Solar Systems in Thailand

    UACJ (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of UACJ Corporation, signed an agreement with Kansai Energy Solutions (Thailand) Co., Ltd. to construct one of the one of the world’s largest rooftop photovoltaic systems. The solar power system will be installed on the Rayong Works, an aluminum rolling and manufacturing facility in Thailand. Established in February 2010, […]

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    February 2021

    Cover Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) began producing aluminum using power from a massive solar plant in the UAE. The company has started selling its solar aluminum, with BMW being its first customer. (Top photo by DEWA, bottom photos by BMW.) Articles Tables/Primary Aluminum Industry in the Year 2020 By Rudolf P. Pawlek Page 6 Casthouse […]