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The basic metal industry and its energy use: prospects for the Dutch energy intensive industry
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ECN Policy Studies 1997
ECN report number: Document type:
ECN-C--97-019 ECN publication
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This report discusses the current state and the future of the Dutch basicmetal industry. The steel industry and the aluminium industry are discussed in detail. First their current energy use, the technology and their product markets are analysed. The competitiveness of Dutch and Western European producers is discussed. Main technological developments and other key issues (especially future CO2 policies) are analysed. Based on this analysis, scenarios are developed for the energy use in the basic metal industry for the period 2000-2020. 88 tabs., 55 figs., 143 refs.

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