Boosting the manufacturing sector competitiveness through energy savings


Some manufacturing SMEs in Eastern Africa are energy intensive, employing sometimes inefficient and obsolete technologies because of the lack of technical capacities and resources to undertake a profound analysis of what could be achieved at enterprise level to reduce energy consumption.

Ten manufacturing companies from three Eastern African countries have benefited from an Efficient Energy Management Programme (EEMP), which provides energy efficiency services for the development of energy savings action plans and technical capacities.

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