Initial Solar Projects Realize First Net-Zero Fuel Terminals in the US
FRANKLIN, Tenn., October 28, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Eco-Energy LLC, an energy solutions and midstream company with a long history in renewable energy, announced the completion of the first two fuel terminals in the United States to achieve net-zero emissions for on-site operations, in Augusta and Cartersville, Georgia. The emission reductions were realized through the installation of solar arrays by Eco-Energy’s newly created Solar Division.
The Solar Division is a critical component of Eco-Energy’s Carbon Solutions platform, and is actively working on solar projects to realize emission reductions in its own supply chain and in the operations of the customers it serves. Eco’s Carbon Solutions platform is also involved in project development and trading in the voluntary and regulated carbon markets.
"As a leading integrated energy solutions company with more than 25 years of experience in the renewable space, Eco-Energy is uniquely positioned to offer renewable energy and low-carbon solutions to its upstream and downstream customers," said Brian Simpson, Executive Vice President. "We view the current energy transition as an opportunity to deploy innovative solutions that make sense environmentally and financially."
As companies face increased environmental scrutiny and ESG imperatives, solar provides an opportunity to reduce emission on an operational level. Together, the projects will offset 8,500 metric tons of CO2 emissions over their 25 year lifespan.
"No other fuel terminal in the United States had yet to achieve net zero status because doing so is a unique engineering challenge. With our new solar division at Eco-Energy, we were able to meet the challenge and are now able to help our customers do the same," said Brandon Travis, Vice President, Solar at Eco-Energy.
Eco-Energy is an integrated energy marketer and midstream services company with $4 billion in annual revenue. Its core business is the marketing and transportation of ethanol and natural gas across the US, Canada, and abroad. In an evolving, climate-conscious economy, Eco-Energy is leveraging its platform to find solutions for emission reduction through low-carbon renewable energy. With more than 175 employees dedicated to delivering clean energy solutions to the world, Eco-Energy provides a complete portfolio of services that leads the industry, bringing a level of knowledge and expertise that its partners have come to rely on.
For more information, please contact Sarah Filus, Manager of Carbon Solutions, 615-487-8639, SarahF@Eco-Energy.com.
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