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Biomass Residues Intelligence Global – BRING from BioBiz

July 10, 2024 by Narasimhan Santhanam Director - EAI

The world generates over 5 billion tons of biomass residues annually, if one considers all types of biomass. Residues were considered as “waste” until sometime back, a costly assumption that the world is now trying to correct. The residues from the crops, plants, trees and shrubs whose main “fruit” is...
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The Path to Decarbonizing the Chemical Industry: A Strategic Blueprint

June 22, 2024 by Narasimhan Santhanam Director - EAI

The Path to Decarbonizing the Chemical Industry: A Strategic Blueprint The chemical industry, a significant contributor to global CO2 emissions, faces immense pressure to decarbonize. This blog delves into a strategic blueprint for decarbonizing the chemical industry from 2020 to 2030, highlighting critical avenues, stakeholders, and potential impacts. Introduction The...
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Challenges of Implementing Industrial Waste Heat Recovery Systems in India

June 22, 2024 by Team EAI

Implementing industrial waste heat recovery (WHR) systems in India presents several challenges. These obstacles can be technical, economic, regulatory, and operational in nature. 1. High Initial Capital Costs Equipment and Installation: The cost of purchasing and installing waste heat recovery equipment, such as heat exchangers, ORC systems, and heat pumps,...
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Project Timelines for Implementing Industrial Waste Heat Recovery Systems in India

June 22, 2024 by Team EAI

Implementing industrial waste heat recovery (WHR) systems in India involves several phases, each with specific tasks and time requirements. Below is an outline of typical project timelines based on industry practices and case studies. 1. Feasibility Study and Planning (3-6 months) Initial Assessment: Conduct a preliminary assessment to identify potential...
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Reasons for Implementing Industrial Waste Heat Recovery Systems in India

June 22, 2024 by Team EAI

1. Energy Efficiency and Cost Reduction Energy Conservation: Industrial waste heat recovery systems capture and reuse heat that would otherwise be wasted, significantly improving the overall energy efficiency of industrial processes. This is crucial in a country like India, where energy demand is constantly rising​ (McKinsey & Company)​​ (Exergy)​. Cost...
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Key International Solution Providers for Industrial Waste Heat Recovery Systems

June 22, 2024 by Team EAI

GEA Group Overview: GEA provides advanced industrial heat pump technology to capture and reuse waste heat, optimizing energy use in industrial processes. Key Solutions: Industrial heat pumps, customized solutions for energy savings and carbon footprint reduction. Website: GEA Group Exergy Overview: Specializes in Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology, suitable for...
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Key Indian Solution Providers for Industrial Waste Heat Recovery Systems

June 22, 2024 by Team EAI

Thermax Limited Overview: A leading provider of energy and environmental engineering solutions, Thermax offers a range of waste heat recovery systems. Their solutions are designed to enhance energy efficiency in various industrial processes. Key Solutions: Waste heat recovery boilers, absorption chillers, and recuperators. Website: Thermax Promethean Energy Overview: A specialist...
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Case Study

June 22, 2024 by Team EAI

Tata Steel Plant, Jamshedpur Overview Tata Steel's Jamshedpur plant is a prime example of effective waste heat recovery in India. The plant has implemented several WHRS to enhance energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. These systems capture waste heat from the blast furnaces and other high-temperature processes to generate steam...
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Key Industries using Industrial Waste Heat Recovery System in India

June 22, 2024 by Team EAI

Cement Industry The cement industry has been a pioneer in adopting WHRS in India. Companies like Ultratech Cement and ACC Limited have implemented waste heat recovery power plants (WHRPP) across their manufacturing units. Ultratech Cement, for example, has installed WHRPPs with a cumulative capacity of over 100 MW, significantly reducing...
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History of Industrial Waste Heat Recovery Systems in India

June 22, 2024 by Team EAI

Early Development and Adoption Early initiatives were driven by the need to enhance energy efficiency in industries such as cement, steel, and petrochemicals, which are traditionally energy-intensive. The initial focus was on recovering waste heat from exhaust gases in furnaces and kilns, which led to modest energy savings and reductions...
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