CEMEX B de C: and Enel Green Power collaborate in Guatemala to build a more sustainable future - Marketscreener.com

CEMEX B de C: and Enel Green Power collaborate in Guatemala to build a more sustainable future – Marketscreener.com

CEMEX and Enel Green Power have teamed up in Guatemala to build a more sustainable future

June 2, 2022

  • CEMEX signs agreement to purchase clean electricity for cement operations in Guatemala.
  • Enel Green Power will supply 100% of CEMEX’s electricity consumption in Guatemala with renewable energy over the next five years.
  • This agreement is in line with CEMEX’s future business strategy to become net zero CO CO2 company by 2050.

CEMEX, SAB de CV (“CEMEX”) announced today that it has signed a power purchase agreement with Enel Green Power, which will provide clean electricity to CEMEX’s cement operations in Guatemala over the next five years.

The agreement underscores the commitment of CEMEX and the Enel Group to lead their industries in climate action and facilitate the transition to clean energy. The supply contract is in line with CEMEX’s ambitious Scope 2 goal of achieving 55% clean energy by 2030. Approximately 164 GWh of clean electricity saved under this agreement is CO2 equivalent.2 emissions by planting more than 240,000 trees.

“This agreement with Enel Green Power will allow us to operate our cement facility in Guatemala with 100% clean electricity. The transition to renewables is an integral part of our climate action strategy,” said Jesus Gonzalez, President of CEMEX Central America. , and the Caribbean. “We remain committed to becoming a zero-carbon company2 The company is taking decisive steps to achieve this goal.”

“At Enel Green Power, sustainable energy generation means taking action and addressing the challenges of global climate change. For this reason, we seek to work in partnership with our largest customers to develop large-scale sustainability projects that go with the environment.” José Sanchez, Regional Director of Enel Green Power in Guatemala, said José Sanchez, Regional Director of Enel Green Power in Guatemala. This contract with CEMEX in Guatemala is another opportunity to further our commitment to energy transformation and caring for the environment.

Under the “Future in Action” programme, CEMEX has announced a 40% reduction in its net carbon dioxide2 Emissions in cement by 2030*. In addition, the company has set a goal to provide 55% of its electricity needs from clean sources by 2030. These climate action goals align with ambitious CO22 Reduction pathway validated by the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) according to Well below 2°scenario c. CEMEX’s stringent 2030 climate action goals are an important milestone in the company’s transition to carbon neutrality by 2050.

Enel Green Power Guatemala has developed technical and human capabilities to add value to its customers’ businesses and respond to their needs. In the region, as in the rest of the world, Enel Green Power plays an essential role in driving the energy transition and helping its business partners on five continents achieve their sustainability goals.

About Enel Green Power
Enel Green Power, within the Enel Group, develops and operates renewable energy plants worldwide and is located in Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Oceania. A global leader in clean energy, with a total capacity of approximately 54 GW and a generation mix that includes wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower, as well as energy storage facilities, Enel Green Power is at the forefront of integrating innovative technologies into renewable energy plants.

CEMEX (NYSE: CX) is a global building materials company working to build a better future through sustainable products and solutions. CEMEX is committed to achieving carbon neutrality through continuous innovation and industry-leading research and development. CEMEX is at the forefront of the circular economy in the construction value chain and is pioneering ways to increase the use of waste and waste as alternative raw materials and fuels in its operations using new technologies. CEMEX delivers cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates and urbanization solutions in developing markets around the world, backed by a multinational workforce focused on providing a superior customer experience, powered by digital technologies. For more information, please visit the website: www.cemex.com

* Compared to the 1990 baseline.

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