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Agenda 2020: A Compact for the Forest Products Industry
The Forest Products Programs is a voluntary collaborative effort between the forest products industry and DOE. The purpose of the Compact covering forest, wood, pulp, and paper is to provide the framework for identification of appropriate areas for joint research, development, and technology demonstration. The result will be a research partnership between DOE and industry.

Energy Efficiency in the Pulp and Paper Industry, ACEEE 1996
This report was originally presented at the ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry: "Partnership, Productivity, and Environment," held in Grand Island, New York, on August 1-4, 1995.

Forest Products Industry of the Future Tools & Publications
The Industrial Technologies Program offers a wide array of publications, videos, software, and other information products for improving energy efficiency in the forest products industry.

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Case Studies

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Forest Products Case Studies

  • Advanced Quality Control System for the Thermomechanical Pulping Process Improves Quality and Reduces Energy Costs for Augusta Newsprint (PDF 309 KB)
  • Boiler Blowdown Heat Recovery Project Reduces Steam System Energy Losses at Augusta Newsprint (PDF 178 KB)
  • Consolidated Compressed Air System Reduces Power Consumption and Energy Costs (PDF 257 KB)
  • Four Equipment Upgrade Projects Reduce System Energy Losses at Augusta Newsprint (PDF 258 KB)
  • Georgia Pacific's Insulation Upgrade Leads to Reduced Fuel Costs and Increased Process Efficiency (PDF 64 KB)
  • Improving Several Fan-Driven Systems in an Oriented Strand Board Manufacturing Facility (PDF 199 KB)
  • Inland Paper Plant-Wide Assessment at Rome, GA (PDF 280 KB)
  • Pump System Optimization Saves Energy and Improves Productivity at Daishowa America Paper Mill (PDF 208 KB)
  • Upgraded Lighting System Leads to Energy and Cost Savings at Augusta Newsprint Company (PDF 255 KB )

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