World’s leading titanium manufacturer to set up 200 MW solar plant in South Africa

Tronox Holdings, one of the world’s leading producers of high-quality titanium products, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) this week with South African IPP SOLA Group for 200 MW of solar power capacity.

The project is expected to be commissioned by Q4 2023 and supply clean energy to Tronox’ mines and smelters in South Africa.

“This 200 MW solar project is expected to provide approximately 40% of Tronox’s South African electricity needs and lower its worldwide scope 1 & 2 emissions by approximately 13%,” Tronox said in a statement.

The company has set a target of aligning with a global warming scenario below 2° C and achieve net zero GHG emissions by 2050.

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