Fitterling: Scale nuclear to cut cracker emissions

2021-06-08

Decarbonizing crackers will require access to low-cost green hydrogen and one way to achieve this is by scaling nuclear energy, said Dow CEO Jim Fitterling. Renewables like wind and solar have helped Dow slash its carbon dioxide emissions 15% over the last decade, but "[w]e will reach a limit on that, and then we'll have to look at some of our existing combined cycle power plants and make investments there," Fitterling said.

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