Energy Security Facilitating Industrial Competitiveness

Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Date: 2024-05-22

Synopsis

Affordable renewable energy is essential for the competitiveness of heavy industries like steel, cement, and chemicals however, a slow down in new wind development, and disappointing results from AR5 has put deployment targets at risk. This panel will feature large energy buyers from heavy industry outlining their needs and plans for the future.

  • As heavy industry struggles with high energy prices, how does electrification of processes improve competitiveness?
  • Is the right policy in place to expedite development of new renewables to cover increased power demand?
  • What is the best way now to rapidly expand low carbon infrastructure to meet the industry’s energy demands?

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