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Buy electricity from Seamade offshore wind farm INEOS

INEOS, a global chemical company, has signed a long-term electricity purchase agreement with Eneco for renewable offshore wind power in Belgium.

Under the terms of a 10-year contract beginning in 2022, INEOS will purchase 65,5-megawatts (250 GWh per year) of offshore wind from Eneco produced at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in the North Sea of ​​Belgium. increase.

The transaction will take about. 13.5% of SeaMade’s renewable power.

INEOS said the agreement would further reduce INEOS’s carbon dioxide emissions by 940,000 tonnes.2 For the duration of the contract, this is equivalent to removing 70,000 cars off the road each year.

Renewable electricity under this agreement will be used to support the INEOS olefins and polymers, INOVYN, and Styrolution businesses, the latter of which will be able to switch German assets to green electricity after January 2022.

“This is part of the roadmap for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the entire business as we continue to supply the critical products people need more and more in medicine, food, transportation and construction. This is the third renewable energy transaction agreed by INEOS, “the company said.

Combined with a previously announced transaction, INEOS said the agreement with Eneco would increase INEOS’s commitment to Belgium’s offshore renewable wind to 205 MW (about 750 GWh per year). This will reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of the business by approximately 3 million tons of CO.2 During the contract period; according to the company, it is equivalent to removing more than 230,000 cars from the road each year.

Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm, 487 MW SeaMade, capable of powering 500,000 households, Officially launched in October 2021.. SeaMade was developed by a consortium of Otary, Ocean Winds, and Eneco. It is managed by Otary.

It consists of 58 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 487 MW, producing 1.8 TWh of renewable energy annually.

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