Red Stripe Signs LNG Agreement With New Fortress Energy
June 11, 2017
Red Stripe is set to become the first commercial company in Jamaica to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
The brewery, which is a part of the Heineken group, on Friday announced a landmark long-term deal including a turnkey supply agreement with New Fortress Energy.
Red Stripe's use of LNG will provide savings of more than US$336,000 per annum and will help the brewer meet its sustainability goals, according to a news release. The project will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 6,000 tonnes per annum.
LNG will be utilised to power Red Stripe's combined heat and power plant, boosting output by more than 50 per cent. There will also be a conversion of Red Stripe's main steam boilers, which currently use heavy fuel oil, to natural gas, which is proven to be cleaner and more environmentally friendly...