Benchmarks & Case study

Reduction of Energy Consumption in the Process Industry

Challenge


energy consumption

Problems

• High energy costs: 12% of industrial costs

• Electricity costs increasing year on year

Root causes

• Lack of knowledge of the weight of different equipment in the overall consumption

• Unused equipment not switched off

• Low factory power factor (0.85)



Solutions

KAIZEN™ Diario Digital

• Ishikawa analysis of electricity over-consumption

• Process for disposal of unused equipment

Standardisation of start-up after shutdown, with optimum sequence to minimise power peaks

• Installation of measuring devices on critical equipment. Consumption data analysis by equipment with launching of countermeasures

Results

The project has generated 211k €/year.


ventes produits complémentaires

Electricity costs

Reduction of electricity costs by 17%.

Rentabilité par jour

Power Factor correction

Increase of power factor correction by 14%. 



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