Century Aluminum of South Carolina (CASC) has entered into a new, three-year power contract with the South Carolina Public Service Authority for the Mt. Holly aluminium smelter. All necessary permits have been obtained. CASC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Century Aluminum Company, which owns primary aluminium capacity in the United States and Iceland.
Power contract starts on 1 January 2024
The contract will begin on January 1, 2024 and run through December 2026. The contract provides for 295MW of electric power, allowing the smelter to continue operating at its current capacity.
Over 460 jobs secured
Jesse Gary, Century’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are excited to have reached final agreement on this new contract that will allow us to maintain operations at our Mt. Holly plant, preserve the approximately 465 jobs for our employees, and continue to contribute to the economic success of the surrounding community. I would like to personally thank our colleagues at Santee Cooper for their hard work and cooperation in reaching this agreement.”
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