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IIT Ropar

Kotak - IIT Madras Save Energy Mission (KISEM)

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

KMB-IIT-RPR-05.09.22-03

The subject plant is located in Chandigarh district of Punjab and falls under NIC Category-29301. This assessment was carried out by the IEAC Center, IIT Ropar, during the course of the year 2022.

General Info

Principal Product

Automobile Component manufacturer

Plant Area (Sq.ft)

20,000

No. of Employees

50

Production Hours

7,200

Annual Production

50,000

Annual Sales

₹50,00,000

Assessment Summary

Total Energy Costs(per year)

₹18,25,031

Total Recommended Investment(one time)

₹1,06,400

Total Recommended Savings(per year)

₹3,25,451

Energy Costs Calculation
Electricity

Annual Usage

2,36,144

Unit

kWh

Unit Cost

₹8

Annual Cost

₹18,25,031

Total Energy Costs(per year)

₹18,25,031

Observations & Recommendations
CPF - Capacitor & Power Factor
ObservationRecommendationUnit SavingsAnnual SavingsInvestmentROIStatus
Poor Power FactorReplace the de-rated capacitors with new capacitors₹58,483₹10,000Infinity
CR - Compressor
ObservationRecommendationUnit SavingsAnnual SavingsInvestmentROIStatus
High Air LeakageEliminate leaks in inert gas and compressed air lines/ valves8,064₹64,512₹10,0001.9
High Cut-off Pressure SettingReduce air compressor discharge pressure to the lowest acceptable setting.((Reduction of 1 kglcm2 air pressure (8 kg/cm2 to 7 kg/cm2 ) would result in 9% input power savings.2,271₹18,168₹00.0
FN - Fans
ObservationRecommendationUnit SavingsAnnual SavingsInvestmentROIStatus
Old Type FansUse BLDC fan with equivalent velocity4,484₹35,872₹86,40028.9
ALS - Alternate Source of Power
ObservationRecommendationUnit SavingsAnnual SavingsInvestmentROIStatus
Optimize machine idle timeOptimize productivity by effective capacity utilization of machines and operation time18,552₹1,48,416₹00.0