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SC Johnson utilizes wind energy

SC Johnson will participate in the Comision Federal de Electricidad’s (CFE/Federal Electricity Commission) wind farm program; a power purchase agreement which will enable SC Johnson to increase its use of renewable energy at its Toluca, Mexico facility to an estimated 86 percent, up by 65 percent, and to decrease its greenhouse gas emissions for the same facility by 57 percent.

The turbines are in Oaxaca and were constructed by ENEL in partnership with the Comision Federal de Electricidad, who provides the infrastructure for energy transport. SC Johnson will begin using the purchased wind power mid-2013. Participation in the program, and the purchase agreement demonstrate the company’s commitment to increasing its use of renewable energy to 44 percent of total electricity use worldwide by 2016.