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HP Automation Strategies: Energy management lessons from Europe

ARC Advisory Group research indicates that, by applying appropriate energy management measures, energy-intensive companies can reduce their energy consumption by 30% to 40% over a 15-year timespan. Th..

Güldner, F., ARC Advisory Group

ARC Advisory Group research indicates that, by applying appropriate energy management measures, energy-intensive companies can reduce their energy consumption by 30% to 40% over a 15-year timespan. The challenge is to first identify “low-hanging fruit” for initial targeting, and then to implement the correct measures. Much has changed since ARC Europe held its first workshop on energy management in 2012. In Europe and Asia, energy prices have continued to rise and, with the crisis in Ukraine, the long-term supply of Russian gas in Europe could be threatened (and almost certainly will get more expensive). In North America, a boom in unconventional energy (including oil sands, shale

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