Koch Industries Incorporated

Wichita, Kansas


Partner of the Year - Energy Management

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Koch Industries, Inc. (KII) is a private company engaged in the diverse industries of petroleum refining, chemicals, biofuels and ingredients; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; electronic components; commodity trading; minerals; energy; glass; ranching; and investments. During the past five years, KII invested more than $1.5 billion in energy efficiency improvement projects. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Earning the first ENERGY STAR certification of a pulp mill in the United States, as well as certification for two fertilizer plants along with others in the refining and glass businesses.
  • Developing a statistical method for measuring energy intensity across the diverse businesses of the company.
  • Improving its energy management system to encompass more than 90 percent of the company’s energy spend and engaging each KII company, including Georgia-Pacific, Flint Hills Refining, Molex, Guardian Industries, INVISTA, and Koch Ag & Energy Solutions.
  • Supporting energy management within the ENERGY STAR industrial partner network by sharing strategies for energy management under the extreme business conditions of the past year, including remote technologies.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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