Pechiney Rolled Products: Plant-Wide Energy Assessment Identifies Opportunities to Optimize Aluminum Casting and Rolling Operations

Karen Atkison

Research output: NRELBrochure

Abstract

A Pechiney Rolled Products plant focused on various aluminum casting processes during a PWA. The assessment revealed potential annual savings of 460,000 MMBtu in natural gas, 9.6 million kWh in electricity, 69 million pounds in CO2, and $2.5 million.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2004

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/BR-840-35809

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102004-1889

Keywords

  • aluminum
  • case study
  • casting
  • CO2
  • electricity
  • industrial energy efficiency
  • ingot
  • melting
  • metals
  • natural gas
  • Pechiney
  • plant-wide assessments
  • PWA
  • reheating
  • rolled products

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