Energy efficiency in industrial environments: an updated review and a new research agenda




Energy Efficiency, Research Agenda, Systematic Literature Review


Nowadays, discussions about the use of energy efficiency in industries have intensified due to the need to optimize the resources used, especially the high cost in the production process. In this context, a literature review and a research agenda on energy efficiency in industrial environments can assist in the search for solutions and challenges to reduce energy consumption in manufacturing, as well as identify future trends for the topic. Therefore, this article proposes to update the energy efficiency research agenda in industrial environments, through a systematic review of the literature, between the years 2015 and 2020, in search of articles published in journals with current practices and the new strategies used in energy management. For the review of the research agenda, one hundred and eighty-five articles were selected, which were read and used in the bibliometric analysis, which was compared to the results obtained and observed in the base article for this update, thus helping in directing the creation of an agenda for studies and practices in energy efficiency in manufacturing environments.


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How to Cite

Fenerich , F. C., Guedes , K., Cordeiro , N. H. M., Lima , G. de S., & de Oliveira , A. L. G. (2023). Energy efficiency in industrial environments: an updated review and a new research agenda. Revista De Gestão E Secretariado (Management and Administrative Professional Review), 14(3), 3319–3347.