July 2010

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HP Integration Strategies: The three dimensions of energy management

While we’ve seen many examples of good practices in energy savings and efficiency initiatives, and hear much discussion about the merits of energy-management systems (EMSs), energy management lac..

de Leeuw, V., Güldner, F., ARC Advisory Group

While we’ve seen many examples of good practices in energy savings and efficiency initiatives, and hear much discussion about the merits of energy-management systems (EMSs), energy management lacks a formal framework that integrates the supply chain and plant life cycle issues with processing operations and business functions. For example, while advanced control and real-time process optimization solutions often include energy consumption as variables for optimization, if the process units themselves were not designed to optimize energy efficiency, much opportunity for saving energy is lost. Furthermore, automation suppliers are just now beginning to explore the potential energy saving

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