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A variable water flow strategy for energy savings in large cooling systems
(North-West University, 2013)
Large cooling systems consume up to 25% of the total electricity used on deep level mines. These systems are integrated with the water reticulation system to provide chilled service water and cool ventilation air. Improving ...
Energy management for improved profitability of small manufacturing enterprises
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2015)
Approximately 75% of small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) created in South Africa (SA) fail in the first year. This is a serious socio-economic problem as SMMEs in South Africa employ over 60% of the workforce and ...
Improved implementation strategies to sustain energy saving measures on mine cooling systems
Reliable, efficient and cost-effective energy supply is crucial for economic and social development. Mining and industrial sectors consumed close to 37% of the total energy produced in the world during 2013. The South ...
An improved baseline model for a mine surface cooling plant DSM project
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2017)
Several challenges exist for the successful implementation of energy cost reduction projects on industrial systems. Due to the potential large financial impact of these projects, the process of determining and reporting ...