Alcoa’s Tennessee sites expect no impact from dam sale

Jul 02, 2012 | 03:50 PM | Leanna Orr

Tags  Alcoa, aluminum, energy, Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, Leanna Orr

NEW YORK — Alcoa Inc.’s sale of its Tapoco hydroelectric facility to a third-party energy firm will not affect the power supply to its Alcoa, Tenn., used beverage can recycling and aluminum rolling operations, a spokeswoman told AMM.

The Pittsburgh-based company currently sells Tapoco’s total output to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and buys back electricity to power its regional operations, so the change in Tapoco’s ownership will not affect Alcoa’s power supply, she said.....

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