Natural Gas InjectionCosts & Benefits
|Parent Process: Blast Furnace System|
|Energy Savings Potential||
Fuel savings are estimated to be 0.9 GJ/t-HM.
|CO2 Emission Reduction Potential||
Savings of 54.9 Kg CO2/tHM are estimated by the injection of 140 kg natural gas/t-HM (US EPA, 2010. p.9).
Natural Gas Injection Publications
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) energy guide, Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry, discusses energy efficiency practices and technologies that can be implemented in iron and steel manufacturing plants. This guide provides current real world examples of iron and steel plants saving energy and reducing cost and carbon dioxide emissions.