Sources: Holcim (US) Inc., Chicago; CP staff
Holcim (US) subsidiary Geocycle LLC has entered a multi-year contract with Louisville Gas and Electric (LG&E) Co. and Kentucky Utilities (KU) to process and market fly ash from their Mill Creek, Ghent and Trimble County generating stations. It calls for annual volume of 175,000 to 250,000 tons of concrete-grade ash, delivered by truck, rail or barge.
“In line with our commitment for recycling and achieving a net zero future, we are honored to partner with LG&E and KU to develop creative and efficient solutions that contribute to the circular economy,” says Geocycle North America Head Sophie Wu. “Together we’ll be able develop blended cementitious materials, reduce carbon dioxide levels, and further encourage carbon neutral construction.”
“This partnership will allow us to build on the success we’ve had repurposing byproducts from our coal-fired power generation and marketing them to companies that are able to use them to make much needed products,” adds LG&E and KU Chief Operating Officer Lonnie Bellar. “Sustainably and responsibly managing our byproducts in this way has enabled us to deliver millions in revenue back to our business and residential customers.”