From Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to utilising alternative fuels, there are a number of decarbonisation strategies being implemented by the cement industry to reduce CO2 emissions. Despite this, the industry is still falling short of targets to meet long-term net zero goals by 2050.
As the world works towards net zero by 2050, the industry is looking for new ways to lower their emissions and find fossil fuel alternatives. Both hydrogen and ammonia will play key roles in creating a more sustainable future as a source and carrier of energy. Decarbonising the production of hydrogen and ammonia will help make them more commercially competitive and increase demand, but is it enough?
Carbon Capture Usage and Storage (CCUS) has the potential to help the most carbon-intensive industries to decarbonise their operations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, so why is deployment behind expectations?
With electric vehicles (EVs) typically requiring six times the mineral inputs of a conventional car, net-zero goals pushing for more EVs on the road mean that the demand for these resources has increased exponentially.
While green hydrogen offers European countries the opportunity to establish energy independence and progress towards climate goals, a large-scale hydrogen transition is not guaranteed. Adoption and investment trends will shape the future of fuel.