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Innovative Solutions to Sustainability in Hydro

  • Hans Petter Lange
  • Nancy Jorunn Holt
  • Hogne Linga
  • Lene Navestad Solli

Abstract

Sustainability represents challenges for the Aluminium Industry and also opportunities.

Innovation is essential in meeting these challenges. By being innovative and by having a sustainability approach to the whole value chain, there are large potential for improvements both environmentally as well as financially. For Hydro this approach embodies the value chain from power production to the end user of aluminium products. Our aim is to improve Hydro’s environmental footprint as well as generating value for the company Hydro. The two main challenges, the world as well as the industry, is facing today is climate change and energy consumption. In this paper we will show how Hydro systematically works to reduce energy consumption as well as share with you our main topics for future improvements.

Keywords

Sustainability Climate Change CO2Energy Consumption Fluoride emission 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Petter Lange
    • 1
  • Nancy Jorunn Holt
    • 2
  • Hogne Linga
    • 3
  • Lene Navestad Solli
    • 1
  1. 1.Hydro Aluminium, Technology and CompetenceØvre ÅrdalNorway
  2. 2.Hydro AluminiumTechnology and Operational SupportØvre ÅrdalNorway
  3. 3.Hydro AluminiumTechnology and Operational SupportÂrdalstangenNorway

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