Energy performance: contract fulfilled with Vallourec
Vallourec makes steel tubing, mainly for the oil sector, at this manufacturing site. EDF is working in close collaboration with the manufacturer’s personnel to improve the site’s competitiveness. The challenge is to substantially reduce the energy bill, which represents 10% of manufacturing costs. On the menu: operations to improve the industrial processes and the training of technicians, who attend courses at EDF’s Energy Demand Universities.
10%: reduction of energy consumption at Vallourec’s Saint-Saulve site
1,780 tonnes of CO2 avoided a year (corresponding to an annual saving of 10 GWh of gas and 165 MWh of electricity)
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