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Research Article

Application of Systems Simulation for Predicting and Optimising Energy Requirements for HDF Production

Table 5

The data for the 10% energy savings on the refiner scenario.

Line 1Line 2Line 1 + Line 2

Base simulation model
 Production (units)169,400176,232345,632
 Energy consumption (kWh)610,737634,2381,244,975
 Cost ()366,442380,543746,985
 kWh/unit3.613.603.60
 €/unit2.162.162.16
10% energy savings on refiners scenario
 Production (units)169,400176,232345,632
 Energy consumption (kWh)589,972610,4431,200,415
 Cost (€)353,983366,266720,249
 kWh/unit3.483.463.47
 €/unit2.092.082.08
Overall savings
 kWh saved/month20,76523,79544,560
 € saved/month12,45914,27726,736
 kWh saved/year249,180285,540534,720
 € saved/year149,508171,324320,832
 % kWh saved3.40%3.75%3.58%
 % kWh/unit saved3.60%3.89%3.61%
 % €/unit saved3.24%3.70%3.70%

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