Rio Tinto agrees power deal for Iceland smelter

The company has agreed a new power purchase agreement with utility Landsvirkjun for its ISAL aluminium smelter and has withdrawn a complaint filed with the Icelandic Competition Authority, ICA, in July 2020 regarding the energy supply for the plant.

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Rio Tinto's ISAL aluminium smelter at Straumsvík, near Hafnarfjörður in Iceland

The utility said in a statement the companies agreed on amending the PPA dating back to 2010, "thereby allowing the Straumsvik aluminum smelter to continue operating with a stronger competitive