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IIT Ropar

Kotak - IIT Madras Save Energy Mission (KISEM)

Indian Institute of Technology Madras


The subject plant is located in district of and falls under NIC Category-30. This assessment was carried out by the IEAC Center, IIT Ropar, during the course of the year 2022.

General Info

Principal Product

Earthmover OEM & Railway Components Manufacturer

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


Total Energy Costs(per year)


Observations & Recommendations
DM - Demand Management
ObservationRecommendationUnit SavingsAnnual SavingsInvestmentROIStatus
Contract demand with PSPCL is unutilisedSurrender 125 kVA of unutilised excess demand₹2,77,500
TR - Transformer
ObservationRecommendationUnit SavingsAnnual SavingsInvestmentROIStatus
Average current harmonics in each phase (49.4%, 61.2%, 45.1%) is far above the IEEE standards.Install harmonics filter for suppressing the harmonics6,759₹57,115₹2,50,00052.5
CR - Compressor
ObservationRecommendationUnit SavingsAnnual SavingsInvestmentROIStatus
Overall air leakages are highArrest air leakages regularly38,033₹2,89,053₹20,0000.8
Overall capacity utilisation of the screw compressor is low with more unloading hrs.Existing screw compressor can be operated with VFD drive27,053₹2,05,605₹1,50,0008.8