Brazil 2001 Energy Crisis — The Albras Approach
During 2001, Brazil suffered a major energy shortage. The Aluminum Industry was heavily hit and forced to reduce its energy consumption. This paper describes the approach adopted by Albras to deal with the crisis and to get a fast return to normal operation at the beginning of 2002. The results are discussed regarding the low energy input operation and the impact on cell life.
KeywordsPower rationing Relining and Restart
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