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Benchmarking Energy Use and Costs in Salt-and-Dry Fish Processing and Lobster Processing

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Benchmarking Energy Use and Costs in Salt-and-Dry Fish Processing and Lobster Processing

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Contents

1. Introduction

Background
Methodology
Comparative Energy Costs
Use for Results

2. Inter-Plant Comparisons – Salt-and-Dry Fish Processing

Salt-and-Dry Process Description
Study Sample
Unit Energy Costs
Inter-Plant Comparisons by Stage of Production
Total Plant Energy – Per Ton of Ordinary Cure

3. Inter-Plant Comparisons – Lobster Processing

Lobster Process Description
Study Sample
Unit Energy Costs
Inter-Plant Comparisons by Product and by Stage of Production
Inter-Plant Comparisons by Stage of Production (Tails)
Lobster Meat (Body Parts)
Inter-Plant Comparisons by Stage of Production
Frozen Whole Lobster
Inter-Plant Comparisons by Stage of Production for Frozen Whole Lobster

4. Emissions and Energy Savings

Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Potential Energy Savings



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Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Main entry under title: Benchmarking energy use and costs in salt-and-dry fish processing and lobster processing

Text in English and French on inverted pages.

Title on added t.p.: Étude comparative de l'utilisation et du coût de l'énergie pour le salage-séchage du poisson et la transformation du homard.

Co-published by the Fisheries Council of Canada.

ISBN 0-662-68762-0
Cat. No. M144-59/2005

  1. Fishery processing plants – Energy consumption – Nova Scotia.
  2. Fishery processing plants – Energy consumption – Prince Edward Island.
  3. Lobster industry – Energy consumption – Prince Edward Island.
  4. Energy auditing – Canada.
  5. Energy consumption – Canada.
  1. Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation.
  2. Fisheries Council of Canada.
  3. Title: Étude comparative de l'utilisation et du coût de l'énergie pour le salage-échage du poisson et la transformation du homard.

SH223.B46 2005   338.4'766494'0682   C2005-980110-7E

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2005

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