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ORC-systems are helping to create a sustainable energy future

ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) technology made possible by SWEP brazed plate heat exchangers is being used in Sweden to transform waste heat into renewable electricity. This high efficiency and low maintenance way to produce sustainable electricity is being adopted by district heating systems around the world. Read how Ronneby Municipality put this innovative technology to use.

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Gothenborg Energi sees the bigger Picture

The heat recovery block station at the car manufacturer plant replaced an outdated technical setup: With this highly efficient heat exchange the supply temperature from the refinery no longer needed to be additionally heated. The estimated Return On Investment (ROI) is less than five months.

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Shining a light on Tomatoes

Royal Pride Holland is using the J624 GS engines to power the greenhouse's new cogeneration plant. Some of the power generated is used for lighting for the tomatoes, but most is supplied to the public power grid. Because the waste heat from the engines can be used at very low temperatures, and the CO2 in its exhaust gas can also be used, the overall level of efficiency is 95 percent.

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Energy Management System in cement industry

Salonit Anhovo is the leading cement manufacturer in Slovenia. As an environmentally and energy-friendly company, Salonit decided to carry out an energy management project. The project included an introduction to energy management systems and energy optimization in cement manufacturing. It is a large industrial area and LoRaWAN communication was the only suitable alternative to the classical wired system. Salonit uses over 90 GWh of electrical energy annually, more than 8 GWh of gas, and over 400,000 m3 technological water. The cost of consumed energy amounts to more than 6,000,000 EUR/year. The industrial area spans over an area of more than 6 km.

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