Technologies and Policies to Improve Energy Efficiency in Industry

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The industrial sector consumes nearly 40% of annual global primary energy use and is responsible for a similar share of global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Many studies and actual experience indicate that there is considerable potential to reduce the amount of energy used to manufacture most commodities, concurrently reducing CO2 emissions. With the support of strong policies and programs, energy-efficient technologies and measures can be implemented that will reduce global CO2 emissions. A number of countries, including the Netherlands, the UK, and China, have experience implementing aggressive programs to improve energy efficiency and reduce related CO2 emissions from industry. ... continued below

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Price, Lynn & Price, Lynn March 1, 2008.

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The industrial sector consumes nearly 40% of annual global primary energy use and is responsible for a similar share of global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Many studies and actual experience indicate that there is considerable potential to reduce the amount of energy used to manufacture most commodities, concurrently reducing CO2 emissions. With the support of strong policies and programs, energy-efficient technologies and measures can be implemented that will reduce global CO2 emissions. A number of countries, including the Netherlands, the UK, and China, have experience implementing aggressive programs to improve energy efficiency and reduce related CO2 emissions from industry. Even so, there is no silver bullet and all options must be pursued if greenhouse gas emissions are to be constrained to the level required to avoid significant negative impacts from global climate change.

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  • Report No.: LBNL-710E
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-05CH11231
  • DOI: 10.2172/935352 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 935352
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc902431

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Price, Lynn & Price, Lynn. Technologies and Policies to Improve Energy Efficiency in Industry, report, March 1, 2008; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc902431/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.