Manufacturers often rely on energy-intensive technologies and processes. AMO conducts a range of analyses to explore energy use and trends by sector.
Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprints
Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprints map the flow of energy supply, demand, and losses as well as greenhouse gas combustion emissions in diverse U.S. manufacturing industries, based on 2010 EIA MECS data (see right column). Detailed analysis of the 2006 footprints is available in the report published November 2012.
Energy & Environmental Profiles
Energy & Environmental Profiles describe selected U.S. industries in terms of their energy and material consumption, market trends, and environmental performance. These detailed reports benchmark the energy and environmental characteristics of the key technologies that are used in the major processes of each selected industry.
Bandwidth Studies analyze the energy use and potential for savings in various processes used by a particular industry. They estimate potential energy savings as the difference between the amount of energy typically consumed in a specific process using commercially available technology versus the minimum amount of energy conceptually needed to achieve those same results. Bandwidth studies are available for the following sectors:
Visit our Energy Resource Center to learn about software tools, training, and technical publications to help with energy analysis of plant systems. For more sector-specific resources, see our Industries and Technologies page. Learn from other industry-specific resources available to improve energy efficiency from DOE and EPA's ENERGY STAR® for Industry.