In January-September Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works decreased energy resources consumption compared with the nine months of 2018. Thus, the company was able to save 156 million rubles.
In particular, electricity consumption decreased by 17.6 million kW-h, fuel – by 12.5 thousand tons and oxygen – by 19.7 million cubic meters.
Energy consumption at CherMK totaled 5.762 Gcal per 1 ton of liquid steel.
The manufacture of the company own electricity reached 3212.2 million kW-h, thus the plant could cover 72.7% of its electricity needs.
In H1 CherMK finished the reconstruction of its turbo generator No. 5, which allowed it reaching record-high daily electricity output of 13949.9 thousand kW-h.
By 2025 the company intends to have increased the share of its own electricity in consumption to 95%. (Ukrainian metal)