Masdar and EGA to identify hydrogen aluminium production opportunities

Masdar and Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) have agreed to collaborate on the decarbonisation of aluminium production through hydrogen and other low-carbon alternatives.

As the “largest premium aluminium producer in the world,” EGA wants to decarbonise its operations in the UAE and any future operations. The company produces one in every 25 tonnes of the material made worldwide.

Working with the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company will open doors for EGA, potentially using battery storage or hydrogen production and storage in the production process. The industry itself currently accounts for about 3% of global greenhouse gases.

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