Zambia Cooperative to install 2,000 solar milling plants before end year

ZAMBIA - The Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) has said it will complete installing all the 2,000 Solar Milling Plants countrywide before the end of this year, Lusaka Times has reported. So far, 1,300 solar milling plants have been installed but the 2,000 target may not be realized by the previously set deadline, August 2018. Out…

DSM targets acquisitions in Nutrition and reduce greenhouse emissions

NETHERLANDS - DSM, the Dutch speciality chemicals company said in a strategy update that it targets value-creating acquisitions predominantly in Nutrition as well as step-up its ambitious goals regarding the reduction of GHG emissions, energy efficiency and use of renewable energy. The company said given its science-based competencies, it works on delivering on global megatrends…

Mars Australia signs 20-year deal to source 100% solar energy within two years

AUSTRALIA - Mars Australia, one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the beverage, confections and petcare industries, has signed a 20-year deal in the country to source 100% of its electricity from solar energy. According to FoodBev, the company which owns brands such as M&M’s chocolate and Extra chewing gum, has partnered with Total Eren,…

FrieslandCampina doubles solar panels on dairy farmers shed roofs

NETHERLANDS – FrieslandCampina, multinational dairy cooperative, has doubled the number of solar panels from 310 to 654 as the dairy farmers participating in the Solar programme of FrieslandCampina and opting for solar panels has increased. These solar panels together generate over 200 GWh electrical energy per year. With this FrieslandCampina can cover 40% of its energy…