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Energy and the Environment, 1999

ISSN:
1-56700-127-0 (Print)

ENERGY CONSERVATION PRACTICE IN ERDEMIR

A. Ozdabak
Eregli Iron and Steel Works, Inc., Energy Management Department, Kdz. Eregli, Turkey

A. G. Doyran
Eregli Iron and Steel Works, Inc., Energy Management Department, Kdz. Eregli, Turkey

Abstract

Approximately 35 % of national energy is spend at industrial sector in Turkey. As a big integrated steel plant, Eregli Iron and Steel Works, Inc. (ERDEMIR) consumes nearly 2 % of Turkish primary energy (according to the 1996's consumption). As a big consumer, energy conservation and efficiency actions of Erdemir are very attractive for all other energy enthusiasts. In this paper, energy conservation and efficiency works of Erdemir from early 80's are discussed.