Operational optimisation

Energy & process technology optimisation

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CUSTOMER

Gemeinde Ubstadt- Weiher

CALENDAR

10/2013 – 01/2019

CONTACT

Lars Tennhardt
project Manager

CUSTOMER OBJECTIVES

  • To optimise the purification plant from an ecological point of view
  • To reduce both energy and operating costs
  • To evaluate the use of self-generated electricity and resource recovery
  • To reduce CO2 emissions
  • To stabilise the waste water prices

OUR SERVICES/PROJECT SCOPE

  • Analysis of the current energy situation based on DWA-A-216 guidelines and industry benchmarks
  • Investigation of optimisation potential (technical and commercial aspects)
  • Implementation of optimisation measures
  • Optimal integration of a biogas cogeneration unit

RESULTS

  • Technical optimisation of the purification plant and 34% increase in energy efficiency
  • Electricity cost savings > €60,000 per year
  • Total cost savings > €1 million over a period of 20 years
  • Annual CO2 emissions reduced by 129 tonnes