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Efficiency Optimization & Detailed Energy Audit of Sugar Industry


Vishal N Patel , Government Engineering College, Valsad in Gujarat Technological University, Gujarat, India; M M Madhikar, Government Engineering College, Valsad


Energy use, Energy audit, Energy efficient technology, Energy conservation, Sugar industry


Energy is the lifeblood of today’s economy of any nation .Any threat to the availability of this resource can endanger local as well as global prosperity. Consumption trends all over the world are impressive and lead us to face problem of the sustainability of our system. The energy audit is undertaken with the aim of providing of company situation, quantifying possible energy saving and defining the measure needed to achieve valuable saving.Energy audit has becomes all the more important in view of the energy conservation Act 2001 enacted by Government of India and the proposed New provisions. The objectives of an energy audit can vary from one plant to another. However, an energy audit is usually conducted to understand how energy is used within the plant and to find opportunities for improvement and energy saving. Sometimes, energy audits are conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of an energy efficiency project or program. The result from the energy audit of a Sugar Industry located at NH 8, Valsad. The scope of eergy audit in sugar Industry should include the study of improve the power factor ,replace lights by efficient light, install VFD drive in spray pump, install of Automatic temperature controller in cooling tower system, reduce overloading of certain pump and install planatory gear drive in place of worm gear drive. some areas has found in Sugar plant for increasing plant productivity .It is also identified that Energy conservation must consider as important factor for cost reduction.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV3I2877
Published in: Volume : 3, Issue : 2
Publication Date: 01/05/2015
Page(s): 1679-1682

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