Report in Brief: Electrifying U.S. Industry: A Technology- and Process-Based Approach to Decarbonization

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Thermal energy needs in industry, especially for heat, are a significant challenge for climate change mitigation efforts. Heat represents two thirds of all energy demand in the industrial sector, and one fifth of energy demand across the globe. However, only ten percent of this demand is met using renewable energy. In the United States, due […]

Report In Brief: Low-Carbon Renewable Thermal Technology Solutions: Policies to Support Development and Deployment

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While policy solutions have been implemented for decades to expand the development of and access to renewable electricity, low-carbon renewable thermal technologies in particular, and low-carbon technologies for industry in general, have not benefitted from such widespread policy support. In order to be effective, any framework to reduce GHG emissions must address thermal energy. In […]