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Case Studies

This collection of energy management system (EnMS) case studies presents the real-world data and experiences of early adopters who use EnMS to achieve savings. These case studies describe the implementation and resulting savings from use of an EnMS, ISO 50001, or energy optimization projects.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Empresa Portuguesa das Águas Livres, S.A. Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Empresa Portuguesa das Águas Livres, S.A. Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Guia’s WWTP 0% - 100% energy self-sufficient

This case study describes how the "Guia’s WWTP 0% - 100% Energy Self-Sufficient” project started in February of 2016, leading to the public announcement that the WWTP is 100% self-sufficient in energy consumption in January of 2017. Due to a cogeneration system based on the use of the calorific value of biogas produced by the anaerobic sludge digestion to produce electric energy, as well as to the implementation of other measures, this WWTP changed from an intensive external energy consumer to an energy self-sufficient one.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Banco Alimentar Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Banco Alimentar Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Charity organization whose mission is to “fight food waste and help feed people in need“

This case study describes how during Banco Alimentar's (BA's) EnMS implementation phase (2014), electricity consumption has been reduced by a total of 3%, just due to of changing behaviors and best practices. Not a single dollar has been spent, which is a fact of major importance to a charity like BA.

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