JOURNAL: Decarbonising the glass industry: A critical and systematic review of developments, sociotechnical systems and policy options

Summary

Authors:

Benjamin Sovacool
Dylan D. Furszyfer Del Rio
Aoife M. Foley
Steve Griffiths
Morgan Bazilian
Jinsoo Kim
David Rooney

University of Sussex
Queen’s University Belfast
Aarhus University
Queen’s University Belfast
The University of Dublin
Khalifa University of Science and Technology
Colorado School of Mines
Hanyang University

Decarbonising the glass industry: A critical and systematic review of developments, sociotechnical systems and policy options

Renewable and Sustainable Energy

December 2021

  • This review identifies carbon-intensive processes in the glass industry.
  • Presents decarbonising practices, innovations, and potential transformations.
  • Presents a number of barriers and promising avenues for future research.
  • No agreed consensus on the most promising technologies to achieve net-zero in the glass industry.