Solar to the rescue

Published 02 July 2019

Dr Clark looks at how concentrated solar energy could help the cement industry move closer to carbon neutrality. Furthermore, the latest solar technology could make other carbon-reduction strategies more viable.

Concentrated solar energy could make carbon capture and storage more economically viable

All readers will be well aware of the CO2 emissions challenge currently facing the cement industry. The share of man-made CO2 emissions created by the cement industry is often quoted as ranging between five and nine per cent. That is a significant amount, especially when governments across the world are increasingly determined to reduce emissions.

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