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Industrial Decarbonization Roadmap, Part 3, Chemical Manufacturing

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Senior Consultant Microgrid Labs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Microgrid Labs, Inc. Advisor: 2014 to Present Developed product plans, conceptual and preliminary designs for projects, performed industry surveys and developed...

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This is the third part of this series and is about Chemical Manufacturing. The diversity, complexity, and deep capital investment of the chemical manufacturing subsector make it one of the most difficult industrial segments to decarbonize. However the leaders in this segment realize they must find a reasonable path to sustainability.

The first sections in this post review potential paths to decarbonization, and the last section reviews the first sustainable chemical plant to be built in the U.S.

Note that both the subject of this post and the post itself are real monsters. Preparing this paper easily took triple the time of a typical paper, but if you are interested it what it will take to decarbonize the toughest industry in our economy, and (especially) if you are involved in the chemical industry, this is a “must read.”

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