ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Energy Management
� Reducing energy use by 1% in 2008 and improving energy use intensity by 4.1%, equivalent to $131 million of annualized savings, over the past 3 years.
� Holding its first in-person meeting of the Energy Knowledge Management Program from operations around the world to increase energy collaboration, benchmarking, and discussion of challenges.
� Leading its industry by supporting EPA's development of the ENERGY STAR Steelmaking Focus.
� Creating a Clean Technology Fund focused on investing in companies developing clean technology alternatives to fossil fuels for steelmaking and accelerating the pace of bringing these alternatives to market.
� Communicating the value of energy efficiency and the ENERGY STAR program to its nearly 20,000
� Investing in facilities' improvements across the country.
� Forming an international research and development group to create a plant-wide energy assessment model, helping to prioritize future capital investments related to energy improvements at plants.
� Sharing its energy management approaches with ENERGY STAR partners and communicating the value of energy efficiency to other industries through publications such as Purchasing, Appliance, and Roll Call.