Energy savings will have to focus on logistics and premises, in order to preserve production.
The objective is clearly announced. “Industry is a big consumer of energy. But it is a sector that we want to preserve as much as possible since behind each energy consumption, there is employment and activity.explained Roland Lescure, the Minister Delegate in charge of Industry, after a meeting with the entire sector on Wednesday 7 September.
It was a question of taking stock of the sobriety plan of the industrialists, while the winter promises to be tense in terms of electricity and energy. The government has set a target of reducing energy consumption by 10% over two years. “The sobriety plan is our best weapon to avoid having to activate restrictive measures”said Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Minister for Energy Transition.
“Today, manufacturers are paying the bill full pot”
Each economic sector must present a roadmap to achieve this objective. Industry too, but with specific treatment in order to preserve activity. “It’s about saving money…