Energy Transition

How China is decarbonizing the electricity supply for aluminium

Decarbonizing the power supply for primary aluminium production will help China meet its 2060 carbon neutrality goals. Image: Unsplash / @rozetsky

Jörgen Sandström
Head, Transforming Industrial Ecosystems, World Economic Forum
Wen Zhang
Carbon Neutrality Lead, Materials Sector, World Economic Forum Beijing
Shaun Chau
ANZ Sustainability Lead, Accenture
Marc Huang
Strategy & Consulting Senior Manager, Accenture Greater China
Shelia Peng
Strategy & Consulting Analyst, Accenture
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Four ways Chinese aluminium producers can - and are - decarbonizing their electricity supply. Image: Accenture
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Over time, captive power sources are expected to give way to grid power in China. Image: Accenture in-house modelling
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Renewable energy is expected to become the main energy source for primary aluminium production by 2045. Image: Accenture in-house modelling
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