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BASF Targets 35% Hike in Energy Efficiency by 2020

8:42 AM MST | February 24, 2012 | Alex Scott

BASF has set a series of new environmental, health and safety goals for the group. One of its new goals is to increase energy efficiency - defined as the amount of products sold in relation to the primary energy demand - worldwide by 35% by 2020. This compares with a previous goal of 25%. BASF also plans to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions/m.t. of final product by 40%, up from an earlier target of 25%.   In 2011, BASF increased the energy efficiency of its production processes by 26%, compared with 2002. The use of power plants with power-heat-technologies...

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