Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Pulp & Paper Industry

This guide discusses energy efficiency practices and energy-efficient technologies that can be implemented at the component, process, facility, and organizational levels of the U.S. pulp and paper industry. Next, a wide variety of energy efficiency measures applicable to pulp and paper mills are described. Many measure descriptions include expected savings in energy and energy-related costs, which are based on case study data from real-world applications in pulp and paper mills and related industries worldwide. Typical measure payback periods and references to further information in the technical literature are also provided, when available.