In 2017 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih considerably decreased energy consumption.
In particular, total power intensity was 25.231 gigajoule per 1 ton of liquid steel. This year the total energy consumption is planned on the level of 25.195 gigajoule per ton.
Last year the company achieved the historical lows of electricity consumption – 4.194 billion kW-h and water consumption – 10.4 million cubic meters. Because of the zone tariffs (difference during the day and at night) the company was able to save $167.5 thousand.
Natural gas consumption totaled 636 million cubic meters, with 182 million cubic meters used to substitute the expensive coke.
In 2007 gas consumption exceeded 1 billion cubic meters. (Ukrainian metal)