Energy Efficiency Services
This week, there is a big article in the Financial Times about how Brussels is re-tooling industrial policy. The focus of the article is on how there is increasing support to develop the battery industry because of the growth in electric vehicles. This isn’t entirely new since it was reported on last year, but plants are now being built. One research house has said that “the potential value of…read full article
To cool the rolling mill's machine shop, Outokumpu has chosen a solution that saves energy compared with more conventional alternatives. There are two ways to cool the machine shop. One is to use outdoor air, the other to use industrial water from a nearby river and cool the air through existing cooling coils and a SWEP B649 brazed plate heat exchanger.read full business practice
1 - What's next for industrial energy efficiency?
By Paul Noble
Why don't companies do more? This is the question to understand why organizations don't engage a holistic energy efficiency approach…read full article
Steklarna Hrastnik Company is the leading glass products manufacturer in Slovenia.
The company has a strong environmental regulation compliance strategy and is dedicated to optimizing and reducing energy consumption. To comply with European energy regulation and meet the energy consumption reduction target, Steklarna Hrastnik decided to carry out an energy management project.
The project…read full business practice
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…read full business practice
SIJ Metal Ravne is one of the biggest steel companies in Europe. The company decided to run an energy management project with the following purposes: 1- Monitor and analyze real-time energy consumption, 2- Define and analyze key energy efficiency indicators, 3- Implement an energy management system, 4- Develop benchmarking and methodology for savings calculations (IJS), 5- Introduce an energy…read full business practice
Pivovarna Laško, a brewery company, started thinking about introducing an energy management system when energy prices started drastically surging in Slovenia. A pre-investment study ncompassed a description and documentation of the existing condition and the proposed solution for the electric energy and all other energy sources (gas, steam, compressed air, technological water, CO2, cooling). The…read full business practice
Activities of BTC are covering three main pillars: real estate leasing, integrated real estate management and logistics. BTC decided to run an energy management project with the purpose of implementing advanced energy management solutions. The main objectives of the project were: 1- to gain remote control of energy consumption, 2- implementation of an alarm system, 3- definition and analyses of…read full business practice
Spar Slovenia is a part of the multinational retail chain. The company decided to run an energy management project with the purpose of implementing a comprehensive energy management solution to: 1- Monitor and analyze real-time energy consumption, 2- Define and analyze key energy efficiency indicators, and 3- Implement an energy accounting systemread full business practice
The Vinzenz Group is one of the largest private providers of care facilities in Austria. To comply with European Energy Efficiency Regulations and to meet energy consumption reduction targets, the Vinzenz Group decided to carry out an energy management project. Main objectives were: 1- Unified energy management system to monitor, accumulate and analyse energy consumption data for all the…read full business practice
The Debeli Rtič Youth Health and Summer Resort is a hotel complex managed by the Slovenian Red Cross. The complex was built in 1956 and remodelled in 2016. During the energy renovation process of the complex, they ordered an energy use monitoring and management system. Main challenge: The distances between individual meters and the position of the building made wired communication unsuitable.read full business practice
Company ADK d.o.o. is one of the largest metal-processing companies in Slovenia. Production is carried out in 4 plants - Hoče, Dolane, Maribor and Novi Travnik (BiH). Need for total transparency over energy use and multiple facilities that are not interconnected by one energy management infrastructure made the introduction of an energy system a must. Objectives were diagnostics, tracking of…read full business practice
Pošta Slovenije (Slovenian Post Office) - the primary and largest provider of the postal and associated logistics services in Slovenia has joined efforts with Solvera Lynx to introduce ISO 50001 Standard for Energy management and increase energy efficiency at more than 350 postal facilities in the total area of more than 150.000 sq. m. The project also included the car fleet (1.300 vehicles).read full business practice
DUOL Company designs, manufactures and installs some of the most unique and versatile fabric structures in the world. They are are experts in Air domes, Prefabricated frame structures (wooden & metal), and Tents. DUOL is the leader in air-supported structures and since company foundation 25 years ago, DUOL has installed more than 1500 structures all over the world: Europe, Asia, Middle East,…read full business practice
Novo mesto is the administrative, economic, ecclesiastical, cultural, educational, medical and sports centre of the Southeast Region of Slovenia. It is recognisable by its exceptionally successful pharmaceutical, automotive, construction, textile and other industries, as the municipality is home to large companies such as Krka, Revoz, Adria Mobil and TPV. The operation of its public buildings…read full business practice
Telekom Slovenije is a communications service provider in Slovenia, it also operates through its subsidiaries on the markets of South-Eastern Europe in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia. The Group’s activities include fixed and mobile communications services, digital content and services, multimedia services and digital advertising, system integration and…read full business practice
Open now: The Energy Efficiency Barometer of Industry - a tool to enhance industrial energy productivity
Open NOW, till the 30th of September
The majority of industrial companies who recently participated in the Barometer, are already pursuing a systematic approach to increase energy efficiency.…read full article
Delivering Energy Efficiency in Industry: How the Hera Group turned an obligation into an innovative and successful business strategy
In my last article, I introduced the Hera Group, an Italian multi-utility owned for the majority by local municipalities, and portrayed its unique approach to global sustainable development.
Today…read full article
Energy Efficiency is not only about technology. From time to time we are highlighting related services of relevance so that companies do not forget the little, but often important pieces in the jigsaw to market their energy efficiency solutions internationally. An example is this short paper about SAP add-ons. Ever thought about translating SAP user interfaces to ensure you can smoothly work…read full business practice