|October 01, 2007|
Energy Trends in Selected Manufacturing Sectors
|This report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency explores the energy trends of 12 industrial manufacturing sectors, with an eye toward the opportunities and challenges for improving energy efficiency and clean energy use within these sectors. |
The industries that are studied for this report are: Aluminum, Forest Products, Motor Vehicles, Cement, Iron & Steel, Motor Vehicle Parts, Chemical, Metal Casting, Petroleum Refining, Food, Metal Finishing and Shipbuilding.
The goals of the report include providing an overall understanding of current energy usage and expected future energy consumption trends for these industries, assessing what opportunities exist within these sectors to improve energy efficiency and use less emissions-intensive energy sources, identifying the barriers to achieving improved environmental performance and what policy options can solve regulatory hurdles these industries face.
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