AGL to fire up the pots at Portland Smelter

AUSTRALIAN utility operator AGL Energy has finalised a new electricity supply agreement with Portland Aluminium to provide 72MW for four years between July 2022 and July 2026.

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File photo: Alcoa workers busy at an aluminium production facility

The power will allow Portland Aluminium to restart operations nearly matching the nameplate capacity of its Victorian aluminium smelter, some 35,000 tonnes per year.