The use of alternative fuels to replace traditional fossil fuels is a key pillar of Cemex's carbon strategy as it contributes to significantly reduce overall CO2 emissions.
The substitution of fossil fuels with alternative fuels result in numerous benefits such as:
- Reduced GHG emissions
- Saves fossil fuel for the future
- Reduced need for landfill
- Recovers energy from waste
- Reduced energy costs
During 2011, Cemex achieved a 25% alternative fuel substitution rate, a marked improvement from a baseline of 5% in 2005. Cemex has set a target to reach a 35% alternative fuel substitution rate by 2015, and the company is on track to make it happen.
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