Instead Of Fossil Fuels, This Startup Uses Mirrors And Sunlight To Mix Cement

Read the full story from WBUR.

If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third-largest carbon dioxide emitter in the world behind only China and the U.S.

The process used to mix cement not only gives off carbon dioxide as a byproduct, but it also requires a tremendous amount of heat that normally comes from fossil fuels.

Now, a startup solar power company called Heliogen has developed a new technology that could make industrial manufacturing renewable by using the power of the sun.

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