How can decarbonization be achieved?
A lower CO2 output can be achieved by eliminating technologies and energy sources that cause a lot of CO2 emissions, replacing them with low-carbon and zero-carbon alternatives, and by reducing energy requirements. At the same time, emissions can also be offset by by carbon sequestration or storage.
What is the goal of decarbonization?
The ultimate target is to achieve carbon neutrality, meaning a return to levels of CO2 naturally present in the atmosphere prior to human intervention.
How is MAN Energy Solutions contributing to decarbonization?
MAN Energy Solutions strives to be an active part of a global energy transition, opening up an economic, cost-effective and efficient pathway towards sustainable development. Our goal is a low-carbon economy and – in the long term – a net-zero future. Our forward-looking technologies for the power sector and transport sector can help reduce their carbon footprints and increase their energy efficiency significantly.Learn more about decarbonization
A future technology for efficient and economic decarbonization
The most obvious way to decarbonize the economy is to accelerate the development of renewable energies. However, storage solutions are needed to balance phases of over- and under-production and to ensure supply security. Power-to-gas technology developed by MAN Energy Solutions can bridge the gap.
Energy storage is a very important part of MAN’s strategic path towards a decarbonized future. Our goal is to take the concept to an industrial scale. These aren’t just daydreams. We already have a 50-MW comprehensive [Power-to-X] plant solution ready to offer.
Net-zero greenhouse gases in practice
In one German Audi plant, Power-to-X is already a reality. The 50 MW reactor produces 1,000 tons of methane and absorbs 2,800 tons of CO2 annually.Learn more about Power-to-X