Carbon emission pinch analysis (CEPA) is a useful decision support and visualization tool for decarbonisation initiatives. It may be used for planning renewables, carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS), as well as the carbon dioxide removal using negative emissions technologies in order to achieve carbon neutrality by mid-century.
The Glasgow Agreement of COP26 has been criticized for its soft stance on fossil energy. It is expected that greenhouse gas emissions will continue to grow for several more decades. Meeting the targets of the Paris Agreement will require more ambitious emissions cuts. The use of renewables, adoption of carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS), as well as the need for carbon dioxide removal using negative emissions technologies (NETs) will have to be well planned in order to achieve carbon neutrality by mid-century. Carbon emission pinch analysis (CEPA) is a useful decision support and visualization tool for decarbonisation initiatives. CEPA was featured as the cover story of The Chemical Engineer magazine in Nov 2019. In this webinar, the developers of CEPA will show how its variants may be used for energy planning to achieve carbon neutrality.
This webinar is aimed at all IChemE members who are interested in decarbonisation.
Professor Raymond Tan, Professor, De La Salle University, Philippines
Raymond is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and University Fellow of De La Salle University and an Academician of the Philippine National Academy of Science and Technology. His research areas are process systems engineering, process integration, and carbon management, with a body of work of over 400 publications. He is editor-in-chief of Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability, associate editor of Sustainable Production and Consumption and of Cleaner Engineering and Technology and serves as editorial board member of Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy.
Raymond is the author of the books Process Integration Approaches to Planning Carbon Management Networks and Input-Output Models for Sustainable Industrial Systems. He has received multiple scientific awards from organizations in the Philippines and is in the Reuters Hot List of the world’s top 1,000 climate researchers.
Professor Dominic Foo, Professor, University of Nottingham Malaysia
Dominic is a Professor of Process Design and Integration at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. He is a Fellow of the IChemE, Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council UK, Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineer Malaysia, ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineers, as well as the President for the Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering. He is top 1% world-renowned scientist according to Stanford List, working in process integration for resource conservation and CO2 reduction.
Dominic is an active author, with eight books, more than 190 journal papers and made more than 240 conference presentations, with more than 30 keynote/plenary speeches. He is the Editor-in-Chief for Process Integration and Optimisation for Sustainability (Springer Nature), Subject Editor for IChemE's Process Safety & Environmental Protection, and many others. He is the winners of the Innovator of the Year Award 2009 of IChemE, Young Engineer Award 2010, Outstanding Young Malaysian Award 2012, Outstanding Asian Researcher and Engineer 2013, and Top Research Scientist Malaysia 2016.
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