Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Energy audit at a Poly Fibers company, Barabanki, UPPrint

Executive summary

A leading Polyfibers company at barabanki (UP) is engaged in the manufacturing of Polyester

The major source of energy are the petroleum products like LDO(light diesel oil) and HSD (high speed diesel) which constitute around 90% of the total energy in put to IPL, the balance 10 % is the purchased power from the state electricity board. The plant purchased 11274726 units from the state electricity board and 6500590 units generated in house using DG sets. In monetary terms the purchased power constitute 34% of the total energy cost and the petroleum products constitutes 66% of the total energy cost.

PCRA carried out a comprehensive energy conservation study of the plant 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. 47.22 lacs at an investment of Rs.41 lacs with a simple pay back period of 0.86 years from our 9 proposals, covering the following areas -


  • Air compressor
  • Power distribution net work
  • Thermic fluid heater
  • Motive load
  • Chiller operation
  • Boiler
  • Lighting system


Content (52 pp)

  • Introduction
  • Study of Power distribution net work
  • Study of Thermic fluid heater
  • Study of Motive load
  • Study of Chiller operation
  • Study of air compressor
  • Study of Boiler operation
  • Study of Lighting system
  • Cumulative energy saving opportunities


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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