Saturday, March 17, 2018

Energy Audit at Synthetics Company, Pithampur, MPPrint

Executive summary

A leading company at Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh, is engaged in the manufacture of various blends of yarn of Polyester, viscose and cotton. There are 3 nos. production units viz. Unit-I, Unit-II and The company Exports known as Unit-III.

Electricity and fuel oil are the main sources of energy. 1.5 lakh KWH are consumed in the factory on a daily basis . Almost 99% of the electricity demand of the factory is met by internal generation through DG sets. MPWB power supply is used only sparingly at about 54000 KWH per month (The MPEB power supply is mainly used when the DG sets are under annual Maintenances).

A comprehensive energy conservation study of the plant was carried out by PCRA to identify potential areas of energy conservation and recommend energy savings measures along with cost benefit analysis. PCRA’s audit finding highlights potential savings of Rs.103.82 lacs at and investment of Rs. 182.63 lacs from 12 proposals, covering the following areas.


  • Humidification Plants
  • Air compressors
  • DG sets


Contents (69)

  • Introduction
  • Executive Summary
  • Present production, electrical consumption & specific power consumption
  • Study of transformers, capacitors & cables
  • Study of motor loading
  • Study of humidification systems
  • Study of compressed air system
  • Study of DG Sets
  • Illumination study
  • Appendix


For further information, please write to:

Director (I/C),
PCRA, Sanrakshan Bhawan,
10, Bhikaji Cama Place,
New Delhi-110066
Tel : +91-11-26198856
Fax: +91-11-26109668
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