Trevali signs 15-year deal for renewable power supply to Namibia zinc mine

Canada-headquartered zinc producer Trevali Mining signed a 15-year power supply agreement with Emerging Markets Energy Services (Emesco) for its Rosh Pinah mine in Namibia, the company said on Wednesday April 7.

The deal is part of the miner's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 25% from 2018 until 2025. This particular agreement, according to the company, will contribute with a 6% emission cut.

Emesco will be responsible for supplying 30% of the power needed from Rosh Pinah, purchased at a fixed rate from a solar energy system that Emesco built in a neighboring property. This will lower energy costs by 18%,...

Published

Renato Rostás

April 08, 2021

14:54 GMT

São Paulo