De-Carbonization of Cement Sector through CCUS


De-Carbonization of Cement Sector through CCUS

14 October 2021

ADB has been supporting Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) for more than 10 years in Asia through dedicated carbon capture and storage fund. Since the inception of the fund, ADB has carried out several promotional activities including conferences, study tours, pre-feasibility reports, and pilot project preparations.

ADB realized that CCUS may be a very effective tool in industrial sectors like Cement. In 2019, ADB published Background Study on CCUS Readiness in power, iron and steel, cement, and petroleum sectors for the greenfield projects. As an energy and emission-intensive industry, Cement has an opportunity to reduce global GHG emissions by 5% to 8%. Considering this thought, ADB took the initiative to work with the industry and explore the preliminary feasibility of making CO2-derived products.

ADB studied and worked with Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), India. They have permitted ADB to share their data for the purpose of this study. DCBL worked with ADB’s team of consultants who evaluated CO2-derived products based on a quantitative matrix. The evaluation helped in the selection of Urea as a CO2-derived product. The consultant team used the data provided by DCBL and prepared a techno-commercial pre-feasibility report.

This webinar discussed the findings of this study.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
14 Oct 2021 Presentation Prefeasibility Study on Carbon Capture and Utilization in Cement Industry of India
This presentation gives an overview of the findings of the consultant team on their prefeasibility study on CCU in Cement Sector of India. For more...
Tony Zhang, Devika Wattal, Ramesh Bhujade, B. C. S. Baliga


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