New Milestone for the De Aar Solar Plant

Sappi Southern Africa and Enpower Trading, a private electricity trading company, signed a 175GWh (Gigawatt hours) renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement in Johannesburg yesterday, May 07, 2024. Over a five-year period, Sappi will receive its electricity from Sun Central PV, a SolarAfrica Energy facility located in the Northern Cape, southeast of De Aar. Alex Thiel CEO of SappiSA elaborated more with the following...  INSERT [ALEX]   He adds that this action is a major step toward accomplishing Sappi's Science Based Target (SBTi) targets and aligns with the company's sustainability ambitions. James Beatty CEO of Enpower expressed his excitement with the following...  INSERT [JAMES]  Beatty says this is not only a milestone for their companies respectively, but also a milestone for South Africa.

Journalist: Tasha-Ree Kella

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