Crown chooses wind power in long-term renewable energy initiative

By Michelle Froese Crown Holdings, Inc., a brand packaging company, has signed a 15-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Longroad Energy to use wind power in all of its U.S. and Canadian beverage can plants, beginning July 1, 2020. The new program will rely on a wind farm in Knox County, Texas to generate over 400,000 MWhs of electricity.
Crown has officially joined joins RE100 and plans to transition to 100% renewable electricity by 2050.
The renewable power will offset 100% of the energy usage within Crown’s U.S. and Canadian beverage plants, which account for over 20% of the Company’s global Scope 2 greenhouse

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