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Analysis of Technical Energy Conservation Potential of China’s Energy Consumption Sectors

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ABSTRACT

It is necessary for China to refocus its energy conservation effort from the industrial sector (field) to all three sectors simultaneously, i.e. industry, construction and transport. In addition, it should also make significant effort for conserving energy on general technical equipment that are used in large quantities and for a variety of applications. Therefore, there is a need to integrate industrial, construction and transport sectors, i.e. the integration between key technologies and widely used technologies, between hard and soft management, between energy-saving technologies and comprehensive resource utilization technologies. According to estimates, if China’s energy consuming sectors adopted appropriate energy-saving technologies, total energy-savings (using 2010 as the baseline) would be 200 million, 450 million, 650 million and 800 million tons of standard coal in 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030, respectively.

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Yang, X. , Tong, Q. and Ou, X. (2014) Analysis of Technical Energy Conservation Potential of China’s Energy Consumption Sectors. Open Journal of Energy Efficiency, 3, 93-97. doi: 10.4236/ojee.2014.34010.

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