Low Carbon Businesses
Renewable Energy Generation
Through its subsidiaries and clients located in the port complex, Prumo expands its capacity to attract investments towards an increasingly robust energy mix, by engaging in activities related to energy generation, adding to its immense potential to leverage businesses focused on energy transition.
Port of Açu is a powerhouse for accelerating new energy projects, ready to unite renewable energy, hydrogen production and industrial consumption. In addition to the imminent industrialization fostered by natural gas with the construction of the largest thermoelectric park in Latin America, Porto do Açu has the vocation to serve the entire renewable energy value chain, from energy generation to equipment manufacturing and logistics.
Strategic location, environmental licensing and ideal climate conditions for the construction of offshore wind and solar energy plants
Ongoing studies for the installation of green hydrogen plants
Potential for green ammonia production from hydrogen plants
Establishment of a sustainable chemical cluster including alternative fuels derived from green ammonia, methanol and ethylene
Support for the low carbon steel industry with the pellet and HBI (hot briquetted iron) plants
Low Carbon Industries
With large area available, the future industrialization of the port will be based on sustainable businesses. Port of Açu’s strategy aims to accelerate the decarbonization of hard-to-abate value chains, such as chemicals, steel and cement industries, responsible for about 90% of world’s Greenhouse Gas emissions.
The renewable energy and the low carbon hydrogen developments will be available for the consumption of Açu’s new industries, including the fertilizer industry, hydrogen chemical byproducts and an HBI plant for the steel sector.