Gas essential for rapid, affordable emissions reduction - First Gas

Gas essential for rapid, affordable emissions reduction - First Gas
Gavin Evans
By Gavin Evans July 31 (BusinessDesk) - Gas must be part of the decarbonisation of the country’s heavy industry if New Zealand is serious about rapid and affordable emission reductions, First Gas chief executive Paul Goodeve says. Electricity is an ideal option for replacing coal in low-temperature industrial heat operations, he told officials and energy industry executives at a Transpower function in Wellington last night. But he said gas is much more cost-effective for cutting coal use in higher heat applications. Waiting for improve...

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