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 of Energy, Materials, Infrastructure Programme, Industrial Transformation, 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
Over time, captive power sources are expected to give way to grid power in China. Image: Accenture in-house modelling
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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