Minnesota's General Mills and Hormel Buy Wind Power to Offset Energy Used to Make Food

Minnesota's General Mills and Hormel Buy Wind Power to Offset Energy Used to Make Food

By Kristen Painter
Cactus Flats wind farm in Central Texas

Cactus Flats wind farm in Central Texas

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Monday, May 6, 2019 - 12:30pm

CAMPAIGN: General Mills: Environmental Responsibility

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Two of Minnesota’s largest food companies announced new wind power purchase agreements this month, helping offset the energy used to run their vast operations.

General Mills signed a 15-year purchase agreement with Roaring Fork Wind, LLC in Texas. When coupled with its 2017 wind power agreement, the project will offset all of the electricity used at Golden Valley-based food maker’s owned U.S. facilities for the next decade and a half. It’s the company’s second and largest wind-power purchase agreement.

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CATEGORY: Energy