A publication titled “Manual on Energy Benchmarking for Cement Industry” was released against the backdrop of the 10th Green Cementech 2014 conference jointly organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Cement Manufacturer’s Association on 15-16 May 2014 at Hyderabad.
The Indian cement industry is one of the most efficient in the world and continuously adopting the latest technologies for energy conservation. Energy efficiency in the Indian cement industry is already high but still there is a scope for improvement in this area, providing the continued use of energy efficient technologies in new plants and old plants.
This manual is an attempt to bring out all the best practices adopted and best energy levels achieved by the cement Industry. It includes section- wise best specific energy consumption levels achieved by various Indian cement plants and the strategies adopted thereof in bringing down the consumption levels. It will enable the cement plants in achieving excellence in energy management and provide strategies for ensuring long-term competitiveness.