VANCOUVER, British Columbia, September 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Euro nese Manga Inc. (TSX-V and ASX: EMN; OTCQX: EUMNF; Frankfurt: E06) (“Company” Also “EMN“) has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (“Memorandum“) In collaboration with the Norwegian state-owned company Statkraft, the Euro Manganese flagship Chvaletice Manganese project (CMP” or “plan”) in the Czech Republic. Statkraft is Europe’s largest renewable energy generator.
We are Baringa Partners LLP (“Balinga“) last year established long-term electricity price forecasts within the European Union and identified strategic partners to procure long-term and economically viable green energy for the CMP. , which is one of the results of this ongoing process.
The MoU will lay the groundwork for a strategic cooperation between Euro Manganese and Statkraft to support the ongoing net-zero goal of the project’s proposed treatment plant. The aim is to establish long-term corporate power purchase agreements to provide carbon-free power to projects in conjunction with Statkraft’s renewable power supply portfolio. According to CMP’s current estimated construction and commissioning schedule, power delivery is expected to begin sometime between 2026 and 2027.
The company’s recently released CMP life cycle assessment results highlight the net benefits of sourcing electricity from carbon-free sources, thereby cutting its net global warming potential in half.
Dr. Matthew James, President and CEO of Euro Manganese, said:We look forward to partnering with Statkraft and working towards a final long-term power purchase agreement. Sourcing long-term green energy to power the Chvaletice project is an important step in realizing our commitment to producing low-carbon, high-purity manganese products. While the Chvaletice project’s environmental certifications are already strong, electricity is a major input in our process, and sourcing 100% renewable energy allows us to reduce the project’s carbon footprint by approximately 50%. Not only does this demonstrate our commitment to operating responsibly, it also gives us a competitive edge in our discussions with potential customers that focus on: increase. Supply base carbon footprint and ESG qualifications. We are proud to be part of the energy transition, not only by using renewable energy to manufacture our products, but also by the way our products are used in EV batteries.”
Carsten Poppinga, SVP Trading & Origination at Statkraft, said: “The ability to procure environmentally friendly electricity at competitive prices is a key factor in investment decisions made by energy-intensive industries wishing to establish new business ventures. We want to support their entrepreneurial spirit in giving and creating a positive business case.”
Euro Manganese Inc. is a battery materials company focused on becoming a leading, competitive and environmentally sound manufacturer of high-purity manganese for the electric vehicle (EV) industry and other high-tech applications. We are developing his Chvaletice manganese project in the Czech Republic. This is an opportunity for valuable recycling and restoration from your own waste, including reprocessing old tailings from decommissioned mines. The Chvaletice project is the only source of manganese in the European Union and is strategically positioned to provide the battery supply chain with critical raw materials to support the global transition to a circular low-carbon economy. .
Statkraft is a leading international hydropower company and Europe’s largest renewable energy producer. The Group produces hydro, wind, solar and gas-fired power and supplies district heating. Statkraft is a global company in the energy markets business. Statkraft has 4,800 employees in 20 countries.
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