Energy systems management and greenhouse gas reduction

Stephen James Treado, David Holmberg

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Abstract

The efficient use of energy provides the double benefits of controlling both energy costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The industrial sector comprises about one third of United States GHG emissions, so presents an attractive opportunity for utilizing advanced design, operation and control strategies to minimize energy consumption while optimizing overall systems performance through the implementation of cogeneration, heat recovery, adaptive controls and other advanced techniques. One of the barriers to the utilization of these techniques is a lack of suitable design and analysis tools to guide their effective implementation. This paper presents an approach for optimizing overall systems design and operation using the principles of energy systems management to control energy usage and thereby reduce associated GHG emissions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2008 AIChE Spring National Meeting, Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Nov 26 2008
Event2008 AIChE Spring National Meeting, Conference - New Orleans, LA, United States
Duration: Apr 6 2008Apr 10 2008

Publication series

NameAIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings

Other

Other2008 AIChE Spring National Meeting, Conference
CountryUnited States
CityNew Orleans, LA
Period4/6/084/10/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Chemistry(all)

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