TotalEnergies will probably be promoting 100 GW of biomethane to Saint-Gobain France over a three-year interval beginning in 2024.
The biomethane will probably be produced by TotalEnergies at its BioBéarn biomethane plant, which got here on stream initially of the 12 months and whose manufacturing is licensed sustainable by ISCC beneath the very best sustainability standards of the European Union REDII Directive.
TotalEnergies mentioned it is among the very first producers to acquire this certification in France. By buying the Ensures of Origin, and because of their sustainable certification, Saint-Gobain will have the ability to attest, inside the framework of the EU Emissions Buying and selling Scheme, to the decarbonization of its vitality consumption in France, TotalEnergies famous. This contract can be an instance of a purely industrial sale, i.e., non-subsidized, of biomethane, the corporate highlighted.
“With this contract, TotalEnergies is supporting Saint-Gobain in its efforts to cut back greenhouse gasoline emissions in France, consistent with TotalEnergies’ ambition to assist its clients decarbonize their actions. Additionally it is a primary step in direction of the emergence in Europe of a service provider biomethane market, permitting the event of manufacturing with out public subsidies,” mentioned Stéphane Michel, President Gasoline, Renewables & Energy at TotalEnergies.
“This contract can be consistent with our ambition to actively take part within the growth of biogas in France, and extra broadly on the earth,” he added.
“The signing of this contract opens up promising prospects for biomethane gamers to develop infrastructures on the French territory,” Thierry Fournier, Normal Director of Saint-Gobain France, mentioned.
“This primary for Saint-Gobain in France demonstrates the intention to diversify the sourcing of decarbonized vitality, supporting the event and viability of latest native vitality networks. This decarbonized vitality provide can be a part of Saint-Gobain’s dedication to cut back its CO2 emissions by 33% (from scopes 1 and a pair of) by 2030 in contrast with 2017, and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050″, he added.
TotalEnergies’ present biogas manufacturing stands at 1.1 TWh with the objective to spice up the manufacturing to twenty TWh per 12 months by 2030. The corporate’s biomethane manufacturing in 2021 stood at 0.5 TWh with the intention to achieve 2 TWh in 2025.
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