Strategies for Energy Efficiency Improvement in Zimbabwean Industries Using the Energy Audit

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Abstract

Energy efficiency is a modern approach for using energy resources economically. Energy audit ensures that every unit of energy gives the maximum in terms of production. This paper brings out the advantages of using energy audit to save future installation of power generation capacity and load reduction of distribution systems. It also envisages the introduction of energy conservation techniques to eliminate sub-standard equipment.

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W. Mungwena and C. Rashama, "Strategies for Energy Efficiency Improvement in Zimbabwean Industries Using the Energy Audit," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 5, 2013, pp. 372-376. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.55038.

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The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

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