The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected the Century Aluminum Company for a $500 million investment to build a new green aluminum smelter.

March 26, 2024

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected the Century Aluminum Company for a $500 million investment to build a new green aluminum smelter.

The DOE’s hope is the new smelter will accelerate industrial decarbonization. With the help of the funding, this will allow Century Aluminum to build the United State’s first new primary smelter in 45 years. The project is expected to create more than 1,000 full-time jobs, represented by the United Steelworkers, and over 5,500 construction jobs.

The green aluminum smelter project from Century is just one of 33 projects in more than 20 states to receive Government funding for commercial-scale decarbonization solutions. The new smelter will double the size of the current U.S. primary aluminum industry once completed.

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