Title: Energy efficiency and GHG emissions: Prospective scenarios for the pulp and paper industry
Authors: MOYA RIVERA JOSE ANTONIOPAVEL CLAUDIU
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2018
JRC N°: JRC111652
ISBN: 978-92-79-89119-9 (online),978-92-79-89118-2 (print)
ISSN: 1831-9424 (online),1018-5593 (print)
Other Identifiers: EUR 29280 EN
OP KJ-NA-29280-EN-N (online),KJ-NA-29280-EN-C (print)
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC111652
DOI: 10.2760/035301
10.2760/639741
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This study analyses the role of technology innovation in the European pulp and paper industry from 2015 to 2050. The baseline scenario describes a decrease in energy consumption and GHG emissions by 14% and 63%, respectively, in a context in which the demand grows by 7%. Without the technological improvement the respective variations would register an increase of 1% and 5%. Unlike the biorefineries concept, the carbon capture and storage technology does not become cost effective; although higher CO2 prices and rewarding the bio-CO2 captured could turn the industry into a carbon sink.
JRC Directorate:Energy, Transport and Climate

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