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Carbon Capture Could Positively Impact The Climate Crisis

Carbon capture and sequestration / storage (CSS) is fast becoming a viable solution for reducing the impact carbon dioxide has on the climate crisis. Technology now exists that can prevent C02 emissions from entering the atmosphere, which also contributes to global heating. Many lawmakers are calling companies to take steps to redress the damage being …

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Primary Metals Manufacturing Industry: The Top 4 Consumers

Within the primary metals industry, there are four main energy consumers: process heating, electrochemical processes, drivepower and HVAC. Although manufacturing is largely considered one industry, once broken down, there are actually many types of manufacturing that have differing energy needs. Below, we break down the four energy consumers of the primary metals industry: 1. Process Heating Process …

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Active Cooler

Active Coolers: Industrial Waste Heat Recovery

Active Coolers are the newest technology within the renewable energy industry. Designed by ElectraTherm, the integrated heat to power technology provides enough energy to power the cooler and produce additional electricity. With many corporations naturally progressing towards sustainability, the first place they will look to rectify is their waste. What is an Active Cooler? It uses the organic rankin …

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Chemical Manufacturing Industry: The Top 4 Energy Consumers

Within the chemical manufacturing industry, there are four main energy consumers: conventional boilers, CHP/ cogeneration, process heating and drivepower. Below, we break down how these four energy consumers are used. 1. Conventional Boilers High-pressure boiler systems are integral to any good chemical processing plant. In more ways than one, boilers are the overlooked heroes of …

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Top 4 Industries that Consume the Most Energy

Top 4 Industries that Consume the Most Energy

Lets face it, our world consumes more energy than we could ever imagine. Worldwide, humans used about 575 quadrillion british thermal units (btu) of energy in 2015, according to estimates from the U.S. Energy Information Agency. For the United States in 2018, the total U.S. primary energy consumption per person (or per capita consumption) was …

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