Avient (formerly PolyOne)

Avient (formerly PolyOne)

Early in 2011, the American multinational Avient (formerly PolyOne) expressed its interest in installing wind turbines on its site in Assesse, near Ciney. Previous similar projects initiated by several companies had failed due to restrictions and environmental regulations.

Core data

3 Wind turbines
4500 MWh/year
Total investment
4,5 million euros
Successfully performed by BEE
In operation since
April 2018

Avient has placed three wind turbines into operation, producing about 4,500 megawatt hours of electricity annually, which corresponds to the electricity consumption of 400 Belgian families.

Avient was aiming to drastically reduce its electricity bill. BEE is responsible for the full financing of this project, an investment of around 4 million euros. In return, Avient pays a fixed price for the energy. In BEE, Avient found a partner who also takes care of the entire development process.

About the client

Avient, formerly PolyOne, produces durable polymers, inks for the printing industry, elastomers, additives and dyes. Avient's products are used in the chemical industry as well as in the manufacturing industry and healthcare. This innovative trendsetter is active on 4 continents and, in addition to the European headquarters in Luxembourg, also has a production site in Assesse (Namur).

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Expert for this project
Christophe Surleraux

Chief Development Officer

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