Celanese Earns Highest Honor Among ENERGY STAR® Awards
At Celanese we’re innovating sustainable solutions that save energy for our customers, as well as deploying energy-efficiency technologies and renewable energy sources to power our manufacturing operations and premises.
As a result of our sustainability efforts, we have received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Award 2022 Partner of the Year designation for the seventh consecutive year and the Sustained Excellence designation, the highest honor of the ENERGY STAR Awards, for the fifth consecutive year.
The ENERGY STAR program honors partners that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements annually. These efforts contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and the creation of a healthy environment. We’re pleased to be recognized for promoting energy efficiency and decarbonization throughout the ENERGY STAR network of industrial partners and aiding individual industrial partners in improving energy management by sharing strategies and management techniques.
Our key accomplishments in 2021 included:
- Achieving an energy intensity reduction of 7%. The company reduced energy intensity year over year for a total improvement of approximately 13% since 2013.
- Pursuing more than 130 energy projects, including an innovative CO2 capture and utilization project where approximately 60% of vented waste CO2 at the Clear Lake, Texas, facility will be captured and employed to manufacture methanol.
- Supporting ENERGY STAR’s Focus on Energy Efficiency in Energy Intensive Industries group and annual industrial meeting with project presentations.
- Enhancing the company’s Environment, Social and Governance program by publishing a new climate policy, sustainability report and website, reporting progress to sustainability tracking organizations, and working with customers to provide products that support the circular economy through light weighting and bio-based feedstocks.