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Energy efficiency in the German pulp and paper industry – A model-based assessment of saving potentials

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  • Fleiter, Tobias
  • Fehrenbach, Daniel
  • Worrell, Ernst
  • Eichhammer, Wolfgang

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Paper production is an energy-intensive process and accounted for about 9% of industrial energy demand in Germany in 2008. There have only been slow improvements in energy efficiency in the paper industry over the past twenty years. Policies can accelerate the progress made, but knowledge about the remaining efficiency potentials and their costs is a prerequisite for their success.

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  • Fleiter, Tobias & Fehrenbach, Daniel & Worrell, Ernst & Eichhammer, Wolfgang, 2012. "Energy efficiency in the German pulp and paper industry – A model-based assessment of saving potentials," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 84-99.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:energy:v:40:y:2012:i:1:p:84-99
    DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2012.02.025
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