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Energy Consumption

Primary energy consumption

2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Steel Division million GJ 89 86 67 88 91
of which recycled energy for own energy generation from steam and electricity from cogeneration gases and waste heat recovery million GJ 37 36 28 35 36
Tubes Division million GJ 4 4 3 3 4
Total million GJ 93 90 70 91 95

Power purchased externally

2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Steel Division GWh 922 1,046 1,074 1,134 1,156
Tubes Division GWh 346 325 324 280 281
Total GWh 1,268 1,371 1,398 1,414 1,437

In principle, energy consumption declined in the Steel Division in 2009 in the wake of the economic and financial crisis and the ensuing downturn in production. There was a marked fall in the trend in external purchasing of power between 2007 and 2011. This is attributable to major investments in modernizing the power plant of Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH (SZFG), which enabled the Salzgitter steelworks' dependence on electricity purchased externally to be significantly reduced. In the Tubes Division, buying in electricity has risen since 2009, principally due to the first-time inclusion of MPE.

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