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Climate Change and the Global Aluminum Industry — the Role of China

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Before you start reading the blog below, consider the following THREE facts about aluminium and China: 1. China is now the world’s largest producer (> 50%) of primary aluminum using mostly (> 80%) coal-generated electricity; 2. Production of primary aluminum requires large quantity of electricity, and therefore emits a large quantity of GHG (12 tonnes […]


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Power Subsidies and the Present Crisis in the Aluminium Industry

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It is a well-known fact that Aluminium smelting, which depends entirely on the fused salt electrolytic Hall-Heroult process is a bulk consumer of electrical energy. Electricity accounts for around 20 to 25 per cent of production costs of primary Aluminium. Industry experts and technologists have been constantly working towards improving the energy efficiency of the […]


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