Case study – Gastro Foods ESO

By |2018-11-08T11:40:57+00:00Nov 8th, 2018|Agro-processing, Case Studies, Compressed air systems, Steam systems|

Case study - Gastro Foods (ESO) Feeling the pressure from the steady increase in utility costs, Gastro Foods realised that it needed to save on electricity, but did not know how to do it. Energy efficiency had also not yet been considered as part of facility maintenance or procurement. Electricity is the primary energy source at the plant, with an annual cost of R2,1 million. An

Case study – Rhodes Food Groot Drakenstein (ESO)

By |2018-11-08T10:53:17+00:00Nov 8th, 2018|Agro-processing, Steam systems, Uncategorised|

Rhodes Food Groot Drakenstein (ESO) The company is a large user of electrical and steam energy. With the costs of fuel increasing significantly over the past 10 years, a concerted effort was necessary to reduce consumption and costs. The steam system on the plant had two generation locations with an 8 tonne/hr boiler and a 4 tonne/hr boiler, respectively. During the fruit processing season both boilers would

Case Study – eThekwini Water and Sanitation

By |2018-11-08T10:48:30+00:00Nov 8th, 2018|Energy Management|

Case Study - eThekwini Water and Sanitation The unit has been involved in the Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) Project through several initiatives, including a pump-systems optimisation assessment (conducted at the McCausland pump station) and energy assessments at three of its depots (Springfield, Ottawa and Pinetown) in Durban. Since there are 27 plants across the province, it was decided to select a pilot plant that best represented the