Using solar to produce cement

Hanson's solar farm will save 3,500 tonnes of CO2 a year and £10m in energy costs over its lifespan. Jim Claydon explains why using renewable energy makes perfect sense for the company's Ketton cement works.

by Jim Claydon
The 58,000 solar panels provide 13% cent of the electricity used by Ketton cement works. Photograph: Hanson
The 58,000 solar panels provide 13% cent of the electricity used by Ketton cement works. Photograph: Hanson

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