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Revolutionize Your Operations with our Turnkey Waste Heat to Power Solutions

Discover how transforming industrial waste heat into clean electricity can move you towards energy efficiency.

Waste Heat Recovery Technology

Waste heat to power technology functions by capturing and utilizing heat generated from industrial processes, which would otherwise be wasted, to produce electricity or thermal energy. By harnessing this untapped heat energy, waste heat to power systems not only generate additional power but also significantly enhance overall energy efficiency. By harnessing this untapped heat energy, waste heat to power systems not only generate additional power but also significantly enhance overall energy efficiency.

By integrating waste heat to power solutions into your operations, you can effectively cut energy costs and improve your bottom line, all while advancing sustainability goals and contributing to a greener future.

Waste Heat Recovery Methods:

There are several methods of waste heat recovery, each suited to different industrial applications and waste heat sources.

  • Heat Exchangers: Heat exchangers are widely used to recover waste heat by transferring thermal energy from hot process streams to cold fluids, such as water or air.
  • Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Systems: ORC systems utilize organic fluids with lower boiling points than water to recover waste heat from low to medium temperature sources.
  • Steam Rankine Cycle Systems: Similar to ORC systems, steam Rankine cycle systems use water as the working fluid to recover waste heat from high-temperature sources.
  • Combined Heat and Power (CHP): CHP, also known as cogeneration, involves the simultaneous generation of electricity and useful heat from a single fuel source.
  • Thermoelectric Generators: Thermoelectric generators convert waste heat directly into electricity using the Seebeck effect, where a temperature gradient across a semiconductor material generates an electric current.
  • Absorption Chillers: Absorption chillers use waste heat to drive a refrigeration cycle, producing chilled water or air for cooling purposes.
  • Thermal Energy Storage: Thermal energy storage systems store excess heat generated during periods of low demand for later use when demand is high.

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WHP FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers relating to WHP services.

Several industries benefit significantly from waste heat recovery due to their high energy consumption and substantial waste heat generation. Oil refineries, gas processing plants, and other facilities in the oil and gas industry generate significant amounts of waste heat during various refining and processing operations.

Cement and glass manufacturing are energy-intensive industries that generate substantial waste heat from kilns and furnaces.

Implementing Waste Heat to Power (WHP) systems may require us to navigate complex regulatory frameworks related to environmental permitting, emissions standards, and grid interconnection requirements. 

Compliance with these regulations is essential to ensure the successful implementation and operation of WHP projects while minimizing legal and financial risks.

The cost savings from implementing Waste Heat to Power (WHP) solutions can vary depending on factors such as the size of the industrial operation, the efficiency of the WHP system, and the local energy market conditions. However, studies have shown that companies can typically expect to reduce energy costs by up to 20-30% by capturing and utilizing waste heat effectively.

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