TXU supplying Renewable Energy to more Salt & Brine Producers in Texas

Feb. 18, 2022
TXU Energy will supply to Texas Brine Co. and Pure Salt Baytown approximately 60 million kWh of clean, renewable energy that will be equivalent to the reduction of an estimated 26,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions

Brine producer Texas Brine Company and evaporated salt producer Pure Salt Baytown have signed a 100% renewable energy contract with TXU Energy to secure certified renewable wind and solar resources for their four facilities along the Gulf Coast.

TXU Energy will supply approximately 60 million kWh of clean, renewable energy that will be equivalent to the reduction of an estimated 26,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions.

Gabe Castro, TXU Energy’s Senior Vice President of Business Markets, said, “We applaud Texas Brine and Pure Salt Baytown for being trail-blazers in the solution mining and salt production industries and taking this important step on behalf of the environment and their fellow Texans. We have no doubt this deal will be a building block for continued growth and success in both their sustainability initiatives and their overall business.”

Texas Brine President Ted Grabowski said, “As part of our participation in the Responsible Care© global initiative for environmental stewardship in the chemicals industry, we’ve made sustainability one of our guiding principles.”

Pure Salt Baytown President Brian Rapp added, “Powering our energy-intensive operations with renewable electricity naturally dovetails with our mission to use chemistry to make the lives of people in our communities safer, healthier, and better.”

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This deal follows a previously announced renewable energy contract between TXU Energy and United Salt Hockley. United Salt Hockley contracted for approximately 25 million kWh of certified renewable wind and solar resources to cover its energy usage at its salt mine in Hockley, Texas, and its corporate headquarters in Houston.

Priority Power Management, which represented and advised United Salt Hockley on its purchase, also advised Texas Brine and Pure Salt Baytown.

“When companies the size of Texas Brine and Pure Salt Baytown transition to clean energy, it has a huge impact on not just the environment but the confidence the public has in the entire industry,” said John Bick, Chief Commercial Officer of Priority Power. “We are excited to continue to advise on sustainability solutions, because we know the positive ripple effects they have from both the corporate and ESG perspective.”