Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management
CEMEX USA is a producer, distributor, and marketer of cement, ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, and other building materials. The company conducted research into a variety of cement plant decarbonization strategies, including alternative fuels, new cement products, hydrogen fuel, carbon capture, fleet management, and renewable energy. Key 2022 accomplishments include:
- Reaching an energy intensity reduction in cement production of 1.2% while incorporating lower carbon alternative fuels and replacing 20% of the company’s electricity supply for cement operations with carbon-free electricity.
- Achieving the eleventh consecutive year of ENERGY STAR® certification for the Miami cement plant’s energy performance.
- Building the capacity of CEMEX personnel to manage for decarbonization through a sustainability summit and an online learning platform that educates on company goals and management for decarbonization of cement production.
- Studying the use of an electric and low-emissions natural gas-powered ready mix and aggregate fleet.