CEMEX to Turn CO2 Into Sustainable Aviation Fuel

CEMEX continues its path to a net-zero future by joining forces with integrated chemicals and energy company Sasol ecoFT and renewable energy company ENERTRAG in a milestone project that will combine CO2 with hydrogen to produce sustainable aviation fuel.  The project is part of CEMEX’s Future in Action program to reduce its carbon footprint and contribute to a circular economy.…

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Holcim Partners on Cement-based Energy Storage Solution

Holcim is working together with French engineering school INSA Lyon and French utility company ENGIE’s Corporate Research Center, ENGIE Lab CRIGEN, to develop a breakthrough energy storage technology that will serve as an alternative to batteries.  The solution is based on cement hydration, storing heat as energy and releasing it when needed in an infinitely repeatable cycle. This next-generation approach…

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LafargeHolcim Harnesses Solar Energy at Cement Plant

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LafargeHolcim in the U.S. opened a new solar field next to its Holcim Hagerstown Cement Plant in Maryland, which will provide clean, renewable energy for the facility’s operations. Built in partnership with Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co., the solar addition is expected to generate 10 MWac of energy on-peak – enough to provide about 25% of the plant’s annual requirements.

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