Energy Monitoring Articles

  • Industriewater Eerbeek - Case Study

    Dealing with H2S in biogas from papermills Industriewater Eerbeek in the Netherlands treats wastewater from three different neighbouring paper mills. The biogas is used in a gas engine to generate electricity. The UASB-type bioreactors of the paper mills produce biogas that is polluted with hydrogen sulphide. To protect the gas engine from corrosion, the ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG - Case Study

    Replacing up to 20% of natural gas use with biogas from wastewater Maximising sustainable effluent treatment by means of combined anaerobic and aerobic technologies with limited available plant space. “The Paulaner brewery, downtown Munich, is situated just about 20 meters from the next populated area. Paques accomplished a high efficient installation on a very small ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • EH-POWERBELT: MOBILE ELECTRIC HEATING SYSTEM FOR TANKS AND BARRELS

    Heating system EH-POWERBELT ofilea has developed specifically for the wine, oil and food sectors the electric heating belts EH-POWERBELT, easy to install on already existing, not conditioned tanks, which are suitable for the heating and temperature ...


    By Cofilea srl

  • Today’s vulnerable diesel fuel

    When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandated a change to ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) in 2007, it caused some significant problems for fleets. ...


    By Semler Industries Inc.

  • Demystifying the Letter of Authority (LoA) for energy purchasing

    Before an energy consultancy can begin completing any work on behalf of an organisation, they must first obtain a Letter of Authority, often referred by its acronym (LoA). The Letter of Authority  is an important legal ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Advanced Diesel Engine R&D Center - JCB Power Systems - Derby, UK - Case Study

    Project Overview: Sierra CP designed and constructed ten new test cells to meet the requirements for the development of high specification test cell project for low emissions diesel engines up to 300kW with fast transient measurement capability and the latest cycle emissions measurement systems. To meet ongoing key engine development and testing milestones during the ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Maintaining biodiese quality standards - Case study

    A problem that is sometimes encountered with biodiesel blends is inaccurate blend ratios. This article describes a quick analytical method to assess blend ratios and ensure fuel performance According 10 a study' done by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the chief problem found with biodiesel blends was inaccurate blend ratios. Retail customers and fleet managers do not typically worry ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Japfa Indonesia saves 75% energy with MagFan - Case study

    PT Japfa Comfeed Indonesia, one of Southeast Asia’s leading and most progressive integrators, decided to invest in MagFan for their new PS breeder farm in Central Java, Indonesia. The testing –The Danes told us a lot about the energy efficiency of these fans but we told them we wanted to test for ourselves before putting our name on a statement. We ...


    By DACS A/S

  • Flow Energy Management: 3 Killer Apps to Lower Energy Costs

    More and more, buzz words like “flow energy” or “flow energy management” have become prevalent as companies grapple to control costs, reduce energy use, and comply with government regulations—all while trying to increase profitability. But what are flow energy and flow energy management? Why should you care? In this three-part series, we will: Explore what flow ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Vermont Stays Green with Help from Solar Lighting Systems: A SolarOne Case Study

    Heralded as the Green Mountain State, Vermont’s mountain ranges aren’t the only way the state keeps its green title. In 2010, SolarOne worked with Browns River Middle School, located in Jericho, VT in order to establish a solar lighting system for the school's parking lot that would check all the boxes. Despite concerns over adequate sunlight, potential glare and the inevitable ...


    By SolarOne Solutions, Inc.

  • Energy Recovery System - Case Study

    Addfield collaborated with an energy recovery company and one of the UK’s largest landscaping and recycling companies to produce the innovative idea of creating energy from waste. Some things cannot be recycled so instead of sending these to a landfill they are incinerated and reused to create hot water and electricity. This is then used to heat and power the garden centre whilst ...

  • An integrated approach to energy metering

    Ultrasonic flowmeters are replacing their mechanical predecessors for better functionality and increased flexibility ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • NBB Announces New Report On Biodiesel Benefits

    On January 22, 2018, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) announced that a new study on lifecycle energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission effects of biodiesel updates and reaffirms the benefits of using the renewable fuel.  The report was published jointly by ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DOE Publishes ADO Workshop Presentations

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announced the availability of presentations from its Advanced Development and Optimization (ADO) Workshop.  As previously reported in the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG­®) blog post DOE ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • WTO Rules on EU AD Measures On Biodiesel from Indonesia

    On January 25, 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a ruling on anti-dumping (AD) measures on biodiesel from Indonesia, following Indonesia’s request for consultations with the European Union (EU) in June 2014. The ruling is the latest in a series of legal challenges to EU AD duties on biodiesel imports from Indonesia and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Striving For Perfection: Flow Energy Partnership Improves Geothermal Energy Production

    Since the early twentieth century, geothermal energy has been used to produce electricity. In the 1980’s and 90’s, rapid expansion in the demand for geothermal energy put pressure on suppliers to reduce costs and increase efficiencies. Now geothermal energy production is becoming a common practice around the globe. One of the largest energy companies in Turkey is blazing the ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Powerful Tools to Accurately Forecast Solar Plant Yield

    The Solar-Log® brand started 12 years ago with a homeowner’s vision to know how his solar PV plant was performing. Since then, installers across the globe have relied on Solar-Log® more than any other independent software vendor on the planet, to provide the plant data needed to effectively ...

  • Case Study - Flow Measurements for Control of 98 MW Hydroelectric Project District of Machu Picchu Peru

    The Santa Teresa hydroelectric project is owned and operated by Luz Del Sur, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy. The plant is located near the world heritage site of Machupicchu, high up in the Peruvian Andes. The intake for the project is on Río Vilcanota, and a flow of up to 61m³ per second passes through a 4km network of tunnels and pipes to two Francis turbines. The ...


  • Marsden point oil refinery - Case study

    Project: Lining of floors & walls in Crude Oil Tank Location: Marsden Point Oil Refinery, New Zealand Owner: New Zealand Refining Company Engineer: Greg Bracey Sauereisen Representative:  Greg Wiggins, Pacific Concrete Protection Ltd. Products: No. 501 Conoweld ...


    By Sauereisen Inc.

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