MRO Magazine

Emerson combined heat and power symposium

Emerson’s “Combined Heat and Power” Symposium held at Lakeside Process Controls, Mississauga, Ont. on June 4 brought together industrial and institutional facilities with thermal requirements and looking to become competitive through power generation.


June 12, 2015
By PEM Magazine

The Symposium outlined methods that are essential to implementing an effective CHP solution and to achieving optimum performance levels while providing a healthy ROI. Presenting on “The Building Blocks of CHP Cogeneration,” Ryan Garrah, business leader, Emerson, explained that CHP cogeneration enables facilities to unlock cost savings when thermal energy (heat) requirements are considered along with electrical power requirements.

Parminder Sandhu, senior vice president, Canada East, CLEAResult, made the case for cost optimization through a blend of internally produced electricity and electricity purchased from the grid. Sandhu’s presentation reviewed the application process and market conditions for CHP in Canada.

Douglas Dittburner, manager of Power Services, Campbell Soup Company, presented a case study on Campbell’s experience and lessons learned from installing the CHP system.

Martin Lensink, principal, CEM Engineering, made a business case for CHP and walked attendees through the process from feasibility, planning and regulatory approvals, to execution and start-up.


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