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Barriers to and driving forces for energy efficiency in the non-energy intensive manufacturing industry in Sweden
The manufacturing industry is facing tougher competition which increases the demand to implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures. However, studies have indicated that obvious cost-efficientExpand
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An energy efficient Swedish pulp and paper industry – exploring barriers to and driving forces for cost-effective energy efficiency investments
Despite the need for increased industrial energy efficiency, studies indicate that cost-effective energy efficiency measures are not always implemented, which is explained by the existence ofExpand
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Barriers to and drivers for energy efficiency in the Swedish foundry industry
Despite the need for increased industrial energy efficiency, studies indicate that cost-efficient energy conservation measures are not always implemented, explained by the existence of barriers toExpand
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Energy policies for increased industrial energy efficiency: Evaluation of a local energy programme for manufacturing SMEs
The most extensive action targeting the adoption of energy efficiency measures in small- and medium-sized manufacturing industries in Sweden over the past 15 years was project Highland. This paperExpand
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Extending the Energy efficiency gap
In order to reach the EU: s 20–20–20 primary energy savings target, energy efficiency needs to increase. Previous research on energy use and energy efficiency has focused mainly on the diffusion ofExpand
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Energy management in industry – a systematic review of previous findings and an integrative conceptual framework
Current research points to a large energy efficiency potential in industry which is still left unexploited. One of the most promising means of reducing energy consumption and related energy costs isExpand
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Barriers to industrial energy efficiency in foundries: a European comparison
According to recent studies, the 20% European improvement in energy efficiency will not be achieved with current trends, even with the adoption of present policies to reduce primary energy use. ThisExpand
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Energy management practices in Swedish energy-intensive industries
Previous studies point out a large (untapped) potential for energy efficiency in industry through the adoption of energy management practices. The aim of this paper is to describe and analyze energExpand
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Empirical investigation of barriers and drivers to the adoption of energy conservation measures, energy management practices and energy services in the Swedish iron and steel industry
The Swedish iron and steel industry is focused on the production of advanced steel grades and accounts for about 5% of the country's final energy consumption. Energy efficiency is according to theExpand
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An interdisciplinary perspective on industrial energy efficiency
This paper combines engineering and social science approaches to enhance our understanding of industrial energy efficiency and broaden our perspective on policy making in Europe. SustainableExpand
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