Sustainable production thanks to electricity?

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2022 is the international year of glass. And yet many glass factories are struggling to survive. High energy costs and considerable CO2 emissions mean that glass production faces a challenging future. Researchers at FAU and Technische Hochshchule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm are currently conducting research aimed at finding a solution to make glass production more sustainable without relying on fossil fuels. Their approach is based on electrically operated furnaces.

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News Source: https://phys.org/news/2022-05-glass-energy-reform-sustainable-production.html