Three quarters of GHG emissions come from the energy sector. However, currently our efforts are more towards electricity generation and road transportation. Another form of energy, heat, is often overlooked. Chemicals, food, metals, and most manufacturing industries require large amounts of heat, therefore, a huge carbon emissions! Is there a way to decarbonize our heat demand?
We need heat for everything
From industry to household, making steel to making your meal, heat is needed for all kinds of processes in all sectors. In 2018, it accounts for 50% of global final energy consumption and emits 40% of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions¹.
Half of that heat is used for industrial processes…