Energy Optimization



Energy Optimization

Schneider Electric provides a comprehensive plant-wide model with optimized units, utilities, hydrogen and fuel management delivering improved heat integration, lower Energy Index, and lower Corrected Energy & Loss. Energy consumption is reduced through better utility management, lower power costs by taking advantage of off peak power pricing, better control, and fewer alarms.

Challenge

  • Misaligned objectives between the cogeneration plant and the refinery are causing energy costs to be above plan. Energy costs are out of control because the plant has no responsibly for energy costs.

Solution

  • ROMeo Process Optimization

Benefits

$12.2M in annual savings achieved

  • $7.2M via performance measurement
  • $5M via online performance solutions

Payback = 2 months