Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Energy Audit at Forge Industry, Tamil NaduPrint

Executive Summary

A Forge Industry at , Tamilnadu is engaged in manufacturing of various product of industrial need such as valve body, seat, control valve parts etc. through heat treatment & subsequent drop forging method.

Electricity and Furnace Oil (EYC) are the main sources of energy. 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. 12 lacs at an investment of Rs. 7.80 lacs with a simple payback period of 0 to 21 months from 6 proposals (i.e. 0.24 Lacs kWh & 105 KVA of electricity and 38.2 KL of Furnace oil against the annual consumption of 9.63 lacs KWH of electricity and 316 KL of Furnace oil), covering the following areas:


  • Electricity utilisation
  • Transformer load management
  • Motor load study
  • Heat distribution
  • Furnace energy use


Content (79)

  • Executive Summary
  • Summary Statement Industry
  • Introduction
  • Process Flow Chart
  • Electrical Audit
  • Thermal Audit


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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