IIT Madras

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Kotak - IIT Madras Save Energy Mission (KISEM)

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

EAR/23-24/KISEM-09/Final Draft

The subject plant is located in district of and falls under NIC Category-20. This assessment was carried out by the IEAC Center, IIT Gandhinagar, during the course of the year 2023.

General Info

Principal Product

Chemical & Intermediate

Plant Area (Sq.ft)


No. of Employees


Production Hours


Annual Production

Annual Sales


Assessment Summary

Total Energy Costs(per year)


Total Recommended Investment(one time)


Total Recommended Savings(per year)


Energy Costs Calculation

Annual Usage




Unit Cost


Annual Cost


Piped Natural Gas

Annual Usage




Unit Cost


Annual Cost


Total Energy Costs(per year)


Observations & Recommendations
CT - Cooling Tower
ObservationRecommendationUnit SavingsAnnual SavingsInvestmentROIStatus
500 TR Cooling tower fan running 24 Hrs even when there is no load on cooling towerTemperature Controller is already installed in cooling tower Auto Manual control is not working, we need to switch on the automatic control and Keep 28 deg setpoint in Controller6,325.2₹59,773
500 TR Cooling tower pump running on High power consumption when no cooling water requirement in plantInstall a VFD with PID controller in 15 kW Cooling tower Motor18765.6₹1,77,335₹95,5006.2
CHR - Chiller
ObservationRecommendationUnit SavingsAnnual SavingsInvestmentROIStatus
Higher Condenser approach observed in chillerCondenser Cleaning is recommended for chiller to reduce compressor power consumption6875₹64968₹400007.4
BR - Boiler & Steam Line
ObservationRecommendationUnit SavingsAnnual SavingsInvestmentROIStatus
Improper Insulation found in Steam linesInsulation in Open uninsulated Steam lines2707₹2,08,439₹120001
No Condensate recovery system in plantReplace TD Trap with float traps in FBD Dryer and install a condensate recovery tank4907₹3,80,134₹1,80,0005