Modern Energy Saving Technologies for Business

Powerful energy complexes are used to service industrial, agricultural and construction companies. Almost 80% of all energy produced in the country is consumed by companies. It is heating and electricity costs that are becoming a major expense item.

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They can be reduced by introducing energy-saving technologies into the enterprise. They imply the improvement of equipment, as well as the use of high precision instrumentation. The instrumentation is always selected taking into account the specifics of the industrial installation. Thus, for companies in the heat, energy and oil industries, devices with a higher degree of protection against external influences are used.

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The main technological activities include:

  • Replacement of equipment with energy-saving equipment, from light bulbs to heat exchangers and variable frequency motors.
  • Increased productivity in the energy generation process: for example, installation of condensing equipment.
  • Launch of "ecological" alternative energy projects (sun, water, wind).
  • Monitoring of consumed resources and release control systems.
  • The survey carried out and the statistical data collected state that 90% of energy losses are associated precisely with irrational consumption, but only up to 10% are lost in the transport and transmission process. Therefore, the main directions of energy saving technologies are precisely associated with the optimization of the use of heat and electricity. All these activities have their own payback period: experts can easily calculate the economic feasibility of implementing certain processes or purchasing new equipment.

    Technical activities

    These are the technical measures implemented that effectively reduce the amount of energy consumed, both hot and electrical. They are expensive and time-consuming, may require significant investment at an early stage, but provide good results (and tangible monetary savings). These events include:

    • installation of measurement units, flow meters: allows to identify implicit losses and reduce costs by 20-30%;
    • installation of small boiler rooms for needs, away from the central track, areas: helps to eliminate heat loss during transport;
    • introduction of a frequency control system for electric motors in ventilation systems, pumping, for other objects operating without constant load;
    • installation of starter relays for lamps and replacement of obsolete lamps with energy saving lamps;
    • obtaining energy by processing secondary raw materials directly into production (thus reducing its cost by almost 4 times);
    • thermal insulation of the room;
    • installation and launch of solar panels;
    • use of organic fuel in boiler rooms.

    Also, don't forget about scheduled inspection and repair of all ducts, cable networks and other elements of engineering systems, which reduces losses. In addition, gas, water and energy supply systems must be equipped with modern, highly sensitive regulators and metering devices. These are the activities that are being actively implemented in modern companies.

    If we talk about the latest energy saving developments then these include vortex-type thermogenerators, heat exchangers in ventilation systems (with an additional coolant or radiator type), solar panels and solar collectors. Most advanced technologies are too expensive for mass use. The only exceptions are LED lighting and the launch of rotating wind turbines.